After reading the 5th-8th Tuesdays both independently and as a class, I wanted to give my students a quiz. This time, however, I wanted a more challenging quiz, as my students had done very well on the last, multiple choice and true-false quiz. Continue reading
To connect on a deeper, more personal level to Tuesdays with Morrie, I had my students write poems about their ‘Morries’, the influential people in their lives. Continue reading
Want to check that your students are reading? Here’s a simple quiz you can give them over the “Seventh Tuesday”. Continue reading
I wanted to switch up activities in my English 10 classes and instead of having them write another journal or essay-type of response, I decided to have them write two poems. These would be about people who influenced them positively–their ‘Morries’.
To help my students connect their lives to the story, Tuesdays with Morrie, I wanted them to write about Mitch and Morrie’s relationship and then relationships in their own lives. Continue reading
The “Fifth Tuesday” in Tuesdays with Morrie is important because it talks about relationships, family, and family that goes beyond blood. These were important points I wanted my students to grasp, so I made worksheets and study guides to help with their learner development. Continue reading
I needed to asses my students’ comprehension. It wasn’t enough to read their worksheets or to peek over their shoulders during individual work time. I needed to know exactly what my students had learned, so I decided to make a Tuesdays with Morrie Mid-Book Quest. Continue reading
Today I started my English 10 class in a very strange way. I sat at a chair in the front of the room, and for the first five minutes, stayed absolutely silent.