William Goldman’s The Princess Bride is the perfect fairy tale to use with secondary students, but it’s not enough to just hit “play” on the DVD. Instead, add a layer of rigor to your students’ study of The Princess Bride with this packet of print-and-teach materials that will take four days to comp
Do you need for powerful lessons to make Romeo and Juliet relevant to your students?
If you want to teach a successful unit on Shakespeare’s classic play, it is essential that your students make connections to the ideas and issues that matter to them.
Get your students writing, discussing, anal
Finding pertinent, applicable activities that help students understand Transcendentalism is hard to come by! So, I came up with an activity that introduces students to the concepts of Transcendentalism while also connecting themselves to their own past, present, and future.
Students will listen an
The murder of Emmett Till and the subsequent trial of two white men from Mississippi was a catalyst to the Civil Rights movement. He was not the first African American to be brutally beaten and lynched, and certainly not the last. What made Till's case significant is that images of his mutilated bod
Greek God/Goddess Radio Commercial
Let your students show off how much they understand about the Greek Gods and Goddesses through this creative (and easy to grade) writing assignment!
They must use precise language to create an advertisement for a radio audience.
The student directions are: