In the spaces of side conversations that occur at Teacher Research, ideas germinate. Ellen, a teacher at a prestigious private school in the region who also teaches International Baccalaureate (IB) shared with me a way she uses improv when teaching the classic play “A Doll’s House.” To anticipate the reaction of the protagonist’s reaction to […] Someone told me the Lit Lovers site was down this weekend. If you are having trouble accessing the web page, I copied and pasted the questions into a Google Drive document. 

Perfume Discussion Questions No need to reinvent the wheel. I think overall this list of questions gives students ample choices for demonstrating mastery. Pick five questions you like, and write your responses in a turnitin assignment. Copy each question into the response document. Indicate the question number. Format your response in MLA format.

Perfume Discussion Questions No need for me to reinvent the wheel. I like this list of questions, and would like you to choose five from the list to write into responses on Copy and paste the question corresponding to each response. Each response should be 25-50 words in length. The assignment will be due […]

I decided to cancel the Season of Migration to the North response journal 3. You and I both have too much on our shoulders now. You may use the fishbowl notes and the Interactive Oral notes to construct your Reflective Statements. Do not forget–it has to be 300 to 400 words in length and cannot […]

Season of Migration to the North Fishbowl Assignment This is a link to the Google Presentation detailing the fishbowl assignment.

Jigsaw Day! Here is the Google Presentation for Jigsaw Day!

Jigsaw Day! Here is the Google Presentation for Jigsaw Day! Use this if you need to work outside of class on your jigsaw topic.

The Yellow Wallpaper Fishbowl Podcast This is the discussion period 4B had about the context, motifs, and critical theory pertaining to “The Yellow Wallpaper” by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. I chose this one because all of the topics were covered and the group uncovered interesting analysis about their topics. Use the ideas as a starting point […]

I am building a vocabulary list for study based on the literature we are reading and our SAT warmups. You may also suggest to me words you have encountered. The list is on Quizlet. Here is the link:

Poetry Ruler for Ruben’s Women in period 3A Here is a poetry ruler for Wislawa Szymborska’s poem “Rubens’ Women” from her collection “Salt.” Use this to help you understand what is expected of you in order to draft a poetry ruler.