Fairy Tale Retellings: On This Day 1786 Wilhelm Grimm is Born
The Brothers Grimm wrote down the most well-known fairy tales in the world. Based on German folklore, these fairy tales are making a comeback in modern literature. These books are only a small portion of the fairy tale inspired modern literature!
Incorporating technology and classic literature for middle school and high school students. This allows students to be creative and prove that they understand a character/text!--use with novel and myth characters!
How humans have created stories through the ages in a nine-panel strip
in one graphic Grant Snider has summed up Conflict in Literature in a delightful comic: Lisa Three of my favorite books presented themselves, one for each era: Classical - Till We Have Faces (Man vs God) Modern - The Gammage … Continue reading →
Why I Don't Use Literature Circles in High School... And What I Do Instead
I remember Lit Circles in the grade &, like most group work, some kids did the work & some did not. So this article helps address some of the problems with Lit Circles, without throwing the baby out with the bathwater.
This could be used to show how archetypes change through time in literature. The sirens in The Odyssey are quite different from the siren as a mermaid, or even the more modern sirens in Harry Potter.<<< Or idk man they could just be SWS lyrics
Grab your students' attention as you launch your study of Modernism literature with this dynamic Prezi presentation. Covering the period of 1900 to this lecture will prep your students to dig deeper into any literary works from this era that you want.
The Organized Art Teacher: Organizing and Creating Lesson Plans
Shakespeare in Numbers//This would be fun to show my students when we read Hamlet later in the semester -these would be cool for the theatre one babies.
Teaching the Classics: Strategies & Resources For Challenging Texts
Classic literature still dominates most English course reading lists. In this #2ndaryELA Twitter chat, middle and high school English Language Arts teachers discussed classic titles we teach, why they are still important, how to support students who struggle with them, and making connections with modern day issues. Read through the chat for ideas to implement in your own classroom.