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TpT Share: Romeo and Juliet, Act 4 Close Reading

^^I show that movie every single time I teach Romeo and Juliet. Every. Single. Time. Lowkey, I love it in all its kitschy glory. :) 426 more words

Keeping Students Engaged and Accountable When Reading a Novel

This is part two in my three-part series on how to integrate a novel into your curriculum.  For my first post, on how to hook your students before they even read the first page, click… 1,158 more words

Lesson Ideas - Reading

Assignment two: close reading and commentary

Extract from first chapter of The Light Between Oceans by ML Stedman for assignment two

On the day of the miracle, Isabel was kneeling at the cliff’s edge tending the small, newly made driftwood cross. 1,972 more words


The Way of Chuang Tzu

“There is the beginning; there is not as yet any beginning of the beginning; there is not as yet beginning not to be a beginning to the beginning. 534 more words


Last Time on Buffy the Vampire Slayer...

Be honest. You just read that in Giles’s smooth accent.

But let’s transition to another accent for today. One a little less smooth, one that inexplicably transitioned to a rebellious Cockney. 1,253 more words


Close Reading 8 of 12 (Narrative Voice in Pratchett's Maskerade)

Maskerade, a novel by Terry Pratchett, is a humorous who-done-it in the fantasy world of Discworld. The novel follows Nanny Ogg and Granny Weatherwax as they travel to Ankh-Morpork to simultaneously obtain some royalties owed Nanny and recruit Agnes Nitt as a third witch in their dwindling coven. 1,049 more words