As a closing and wrap-up activity for Tuesdays with Morrie, I asked my students to take out their drawings from the beginning of the semester, there initial pictures of who Morrie was. 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
What’s the solution to disruptive, easily-distracted students while not taking anything away from productive, doing-what-they’re-supposed-to students?
For me, and for my English 10 classes, the solution was a Task List/Work Day. Continue reading
Okay, this sounds a lot harsher than it actually was…sort of.
Over the summer, my Honors kids were to read a biography/autobiography of their choice and write a paper demonstrating their understanding of the book and reflecting on how dramatic events often change a person’s life. Continue reading
To introduce my students to the book, Tuesday with Morrie, and the main characters, I had my students close their eyes and listen as I read aloud. Continue reading