English

The English Language: Session 1

A class on the history of the English language and teaching English grammar. Focuses primarily on upper grade English.

The English Language: Session 2

A class on the history of the English language and teaching English grammar. Focuses primarily on upper grade English.

The English Language: Session 3

A class on the history of the English language and teaching English grammar. Focuses primarily on upper grade English.

Medieval Literature Projects

Contributor: Josh Nisley | File type : Document

Two unit-ending projects for high school literature students studying the medieval period in English literature: a medieval-style ballad composition and a history research presentation. Download t... Read More

To Kill a Mockingbird Theme Presentation

Contributor: Josh Nisley | File type : Document

An assignment in which high school literature students compose a thesis-driven presentation that explores and analyzes an important theme in Harper Lee's novel, To Kill a Mockingbird. Download the ... Read More

Local Legends Multimedia Project

Contributor: Josh Nisley | File type : Teaching Material

An assignment prompt that requires literature students to find and tell the stories from their own communities. Although the prompt is written for students from Northwestern Pennsylvania, it can be ad... Read More

Macbeth Outline Handouts

Contributor: Josh Nisley | File type : Teaching Material

This scene-by-scene outline of Shakespeare's Macbeth encourages active reading and helps students stay on track as they read. Download the document now or read it below. ... Read More

Introduction to Diverse Learners: Dyslexia

Contributor: Becky Bollinger | Length : 13 | File type : Video

The second of a five-part video series by Becky Bollinger on diverse learners and learning disabilities, this video focuses on dyslexia. Becky explains what dyslexia is and is not, how it affects the ... Read More

What Is Poetry?

Contributor: Kendall Myers | File type : Teaching Material

This document gives a detailed definition of poetry, one that goes beyond basic considerations of rhyme and meter. Download the document now or read it below. ... Read More

Ideas for Teaching Literature

Contributor: Kendall Myers | File type : Teaching Material

This document details a variety of approaches for teaching literature, including teacher-led discussions, student-directed discussions, individual written responses, class read-aloud, and homework sug... Read More