Many years ago, I came up with this activity because keeping your classes focused on the day before winter break is nearly impossible. I like that this lesson is fun and educational. Also, if your school is like mine and you don’t necessarily see
From the handout:
These are No Where Words...as in, “no where in your writing should these words appear.” Why? They make you sound unsophisticated and weak. You are better than those words, so avoid them...at all costs!
My students struggle with analysis. They don't know where to start! This resource is designed to give students guidelines for ensuring analysis. It also provides sophisticated examples using elementary, familiar titles. This is a two-page
This is a fun, get-on-your-feet activity where students apply their knowledge of irony to creative skits. Originally, I did it within a 50 minute class, but you can definitely adjust it to your needs. The first page gives space for students to