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Essential Literary Elements, Part 1
Let’s look at four essential literary elements in Part 1 of this ongoing series.
Tips for Encouraging Collaborative Learning in the Classroom
Let’s examine four tips on how to encourage students to share ideas and make the classroom a welcoming, open space for all.
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5 Things to Avoid While Teaching Shakespeare
Introducing Shakespeare to high school students is daunting. Getting them to care about Shakespeare is even more intimidating. Though we often have the best intentions, many of us fall into the following teaching traps when we turn to the Bard. …
5 Games to Encourage Summer Reading
With the school year ending, getting students to sit down and read can be challenging—not to mention the dreaded summer slide the following autumn. But, with these 5 fun approaches, reading can become more engaging for students. And for those who are …
31 Metaphor Activities for Your Classroom
Metaphor is arguably the most ubiquitous and layered of literary devices. Expressing images, emotions, actions, experiences, and nuances through direct and indirect comparisons, metaphors enrich a text and reveal the deeper significance of what is being described. However, practicing this …
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 …