Using the New York Times Anatomy of a Scene collection as inspiration, high school students provide director’s commentary for a movie clip and thereby showing their understanding of satire.
Recently, it occurred to me that slice of life writing would work equally well in poetic form.
Being specific in writing means naming things
Experiment with ekphrastic poetry and infuse your English class with beautiful art. These videos will help.
How I got my students to turn in their assignments on time
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These three little words — In other words, — help students develop their ideas
Use these six student-written poems as mentor texts for teaching ekphrastic poetry
Get to know students with creative projects in a writer’s workshop for high school
Poetry: It’s what the world needs now. Choose from these 8 poem ideas for high school students.