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    My Obsession with English (because it's my job)


    My Obsession with English (because it's my job)

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    Helping Students Understand Literary Devices

    Helping Students Understand Literary Devices Freebie

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    High School Classroom signs (inspiration from mrswoodblogs.word...) | High school? PLEASE--my COLLEGE students can't even get most of these right.

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    "On Being a High School English Teacher" -- food for thought from a former teacher

    On Being a High School English Teacher

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    Constructivist Test Prep? You bet. Check out today's blog post about what I do--and don't do--for test prep. Stop by and check it out...

    The Teacher Studio: Learning, Thinking, Creating: Constructivist Test Prep? You bet.

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    Mr. Sheehy's English Website

    Mr. Sheehy's English Website - home

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    Synonym Rolls~ The common word goes in the middle, and students write 10-12 synonyms along the swirly lines. Color it in lightly with cinnamon and glaze colors and you have a yummy display. Great idea from We've Got a Diem to Carpe!

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    The Twelve Character Archetypes. One character does not have to be a single archetype. They change throughout the story.

    Archetypes Explained

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    Essay Grading

    10 Tips for Efficient Essay Grading | Secondary Solutions

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    By the time you finish grading 150 essays it's time to grade 150 more. #TeacherProblems This seems to be my classroom theme this year.

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    Here are three of my favorite tips from 10 Tips for Efficient Essay Grading: 1) Require proof that the paper has been edited/revised. 2) Set a timer so that you don't spend too much time on each paper. 3) Create a key for common errors to cut down on the time it would take to write out comments.

    10 Tips for Efficient Essay Grading | Secondary Solutions

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    Mary Louise Wells (This is your brain on English) [AP Lit and Honors English IV]

    Mary Louise Wells | This is your brain on English.

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    Demotivators - We didn't just invent the demotivational poster... We perfected it. (For a satire unit?)

    Demotivators®, The World's Best Demotivational Posters

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    Great TED Talks for English Teachers https://inforgood.wordpress.com/2010/08/25/great-ted-talks-for-english-teachers/

    Great TED Talks for English Teachers

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    writing prompts

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    Teacher corrects student's grammar following expletive-ridden letter - Telegraph

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    Laura Randazzo

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    misused words

    10 Most Commonly Misused Words | Advanced Marketing Strategies

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    Teaching English in the Block

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    An Exploration of Romanticism Through Art and Poetry

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    Addicted to books

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    Alternatives to Homework/Worksheets.

    So Much Homework

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    A great how-to guide for using socratic seminar to engage readers! Complete with free handout for students to get you started!

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    Literary Devices in Pop Culture---awesome!!

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    Free PDF of this striking quote that you can turn into a poster. ...

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    Ten Inspiring Classroom Quotes Freebie (Black and White) Cute Quotes Printables for the Classroom

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