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10 Useful Websites for Teachers This Fall
We're sharing several of our favorite websites and resources for you hardworking teachers out there.
Downloadable Shakespeare Map for Your Classroom
The settings of Shakespeare’s thirty-seven plays cast a wide net across Europe. The majority are set outside of England, providing his audiences with intriguing, foreign lands and allowing for flexibility in expressing social and political commentary. Our free, downloadable map …
6 Southern Gothic Literature Recommendations for Your Classroom
Some of the most important issues to be addressed in today’s classrooms include racism and gender equity—but they’re also some of the most intimidating topics for teachers to tackle. Luckily, Southern gothic literature deals with these ideas head on. This …
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7 Middle School Book Recommendations for Enthusiastic Readers
As a 6th grade teacher, I have the hardest time finding books that challenge my students to think critically without crossing the line into mature content. YA novels can be some of the most violent, steamy, and explicit books on …
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How to Understand Shakespeare’s Language
Admit it: reading Shakespeare is not your cup of tea. At first, trying to read Shakespeare’s works may seem like learning a foreign language. Performed for audiences over four centuries ago, Shakespeare’s plays were written in Early Modern English, so …