There are a lot of suggestions floating around out there about what to do on the first day of school. But what should you do on the second day in Language Arts? I already did a post on using a short story to establish how you approach the task of
Finding stuff for seniors to do at the end of the year is difficult, even for kids in AP Lit. At some point I was inspired to create a tournament in my class similar to the March Madness tournament. I called it April Madness (or, this year, May Madness because
I have never seen a girl wearing a hijab in any educational clip art. The results of a search for “Muslim children clip art” and “Muslim children reading” were entirely religious in nature. Since I have so many Muslim students, I felt like they needed to be represented doing regular
In college I worked at a local book store where one day we received a humorous couple of phone calls. “Do you have the Cilffsnotes to Hiroshima?” the boy on the other end asked. The book was read in the local high school, and the students had to buy it for class.