Teaching sonnets today

Read this original post on aplithelp.com When I received my copy of Terrance Hayes' book American Sonnets for my Past and Future Assassin I decided that I wanted to freshen up my sonnet unit to look beyond the traditional sonnets. I had about six 90-minute class periods to devote to sonnets before Spring Break. This... Continue Reading →

Travel like an English teacher: London

- It was hard not to pack my Norton Anthology.  Following my mother's retirement from teaching as a Special Education English specialist for 20 years, we decided to make our pilgrimage to London, England, to experience many of the sights related to works we taught over the years.  My cousin Wendy, who is the third... Continue Reading →

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