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NAPROWRIMO Day whatever "pecking and choosing"

Changed the ending from earlier. I had cheaped out on you and that’s not fair.

unwind my spool slow every evening
takes awhile as i’m… 46 more words

Creative Writing

[653] Foreign Bodies - Cynthia Ozick

” Marvin’s children too lived away. They could not live with their father—he had driven them off. The girl was inflamed. She had inserted herself into the unstable lives of her brother and his wife, a couple entangled nightly in sex. 467 more words


What are we teaching them? A discussion on standardized testing

As a high school American Literature teacher, this is the time of year I dread — this is End of Course Test (EOCT) season.

I am not worried about my students’ test scores. 396 more words


Independent Work Day, 4/24 (American Literature)

Today’s Learning Target:

I will use today’s class period to get ready for tomorrow’s small group discussion by reading To Kill a Mockingbird, writing Bloom’s questions, and/or working on my role responsibility. 62 more words

American Literature

Teaching American Literature!

Miss Michele is covering American Literature with Mason, an 11th grader from ASD! Mason is working on a project relating to Gwendolyn Brooks, a Pulitzer prize winning African-American poet!


The Lost Writer

I was browsing around goodreads.com a few days ago when I stumbled upon a list called “Popular 19th Century American Literature.” As I scrolled down the list, I was disappointed to see that Ambrose Bierce wasn’t included. 1,027 more words


Stoner by John Williams

Stoner was first published in the US in 1965 and then in the UK in 1973. Last year the novel had a resurgence across Europe swiftly becoming a bestseller, its reputation growing as a great American novel. 629 more words