Teaching

Behind on Everything! #SOL18

Especially posting. I have a lot to say today since I introduced my students to the group contracts mentioned before and actually, finally wrote up the assignment sheet for...

M is for Mulan

How do academics show how much they love stuff? They either write papers/articles about the things they love or create assignments about the things they love. One of my best...

The Artist’s Way & the Artist Date

This fall, I'm teaching a fiction writing class for the first time, and I'm super excited. Because I've never taught the class before, I'm using a co-worker's syllabus....

Lesson Plan Friday: The Power of Poetry

I have a confession. I was terrified to teach poetry. As part of the Writing about Literature course at my school, there are three units: fiction, drama, and poetry. I have a...

Lesson Plan Friday: Works Cited Page

I don't know about anybody else, but teaching my students how to do a Works Cited page can be tedious at best. If I go over it in class, it's like they don't hear me. I tell...

Lesson Plan Friday: Clothes and Character

Or costumes and character. Whichever is your pleasure. Welcome to my new feature! I'm going to start blogging about teaching here since (a) I hate having two blogs and (b)...