Tag: creative writing

American literture

A Modern Magi

Many of us will present “The Gift of the Magi,” O. Henry’s tale of gift giving and self-sacrifice in December,

fun stuff

Last Week of School Lesson Ideas

Note: This is an updated repost featuring some of my favorite end-of-the-year lesson ideas. You’ve wrapped your last major unit

fun stuff

April = National Poetry Month

Of course we should fold in some extra poetry lessons in April, but who has the time? With state testing

high school English

Five Ready-To-Use Poetry Stations

Learning lessons from my first experience with stations, I’m happy to report that my second lap around the track with


Write About Now

As October comes to a close, novelists-in-the-making are sharpening their pencils (or more likely charging their laptops) in preparation for