Here are 12 fall poems that are perfect for high school (and many for middle school as well). I’ve listed just a few of the poetic devices/ characteristics that jumped out at me for each poem, but I’m sure you will discover more in each poem yourself.
All of these are fun and extremely simple. They’re free, and you don’t even have to create any kind of account to use them. Just pull up the site and start playing around.
I think planning for a school year always involves a degree of open-endedness and uncertainty. But this 2020-21 school year takes the cake when it comes to uncertainty. Here are some things you can actually work on right now to get a handle on your prep for the upcoming year.
In an effort to support my fellow English teachers during this crazy time, I've collected some helpful freebies for you to use during your digital learning. Just click on the product cover to access the free download for the resources you're interested in. If your students don't have access to technology, check out my post… Continue reading Free Downloads for ELA Distance Learning
If your students just completed reading a book, short story, or poem, here's some inspiration for a creative final assessment. All of these no-tech ideas may not be brand-new to you, but sometimes we can use a little refresher, or try out a twist on the tried-and-true. Another great bonus about these little ideas is that… Continue reading No-Tech Post-Reading Activities Students Can Complete at Home