A Terror of Fascists A Nightmare of Fascists A Bloodclot of Fascists Well, it’s kind of a shame on my part that I didn’t monetize this blog before the trolls found it, because whew-boy-howdy, were my stats booming! This silly little place where I collect my thoughts, lesson ideas, share joy, and sometimes sorrows received… Read More …of Fascists
Give them something to talk about…
Getting kids to discuss using academic language and protocols… Read More Give them something to talk about…
Do you know anything about the bands Heilung, Danheim, and Tyr?
Originally posted on The Druid's Forest:
valkyriesquad: isnt-it-irunic: Sure. Just for clarification, when I decide to use a band/musician’s song for religious purposes, if they sing “Norse” or “Viking” theme music, it’s incredibly important to me that they -at the very least- are willing to denounce white supremacy when asked. Obviously, I wish they would be…
Our Primary Documents and the Digital Age
How do we keep our history when others control it?
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A Lesson on Beautiful Sentences
Originally posted on moving writers:
There is so much ugliness in the world. Enough to last us all for a good long while. As I was adjusting my classes this week, I thought, why not beauty? My AP students have been fixated on the weird and wonderful language in Kurt Vonnegut’s Slaughterhouse Five. And frankly,…
Essay, that’s what I say
Great conversations happening regarding writing and the teaching of writing — here are some of my current noticings/wonderings, and attempts at supporting students craft their writing lives. Every student who asks, “How many sentences does it have to be?” has been exposed to either Jane Schaffer or another prescriptive writing curriculum. There is nothing inherently… Read More Essay, that’s what I say
Screams in the void…
The history of horror and how it relates to current media: a reflection of the screams of youth… Read More Screams in the void…
Graphic Essays Add Variety and Visual Creativity
Multimodal at its best: ELA Brave and True by Marilyn Yung A fresh way to reflect on Douglass’ experience, themes and symbolism During spring 2019, I assigned graphic essays to my eighth-graders after they finished reading Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave. This incredible book, which provides Douglass’ first-hand account of… Read More Graphic Essays Add Variety and Visual Creativity
My Google Sites so far…… Read More Google Sites
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