English & Language Arts

What 2016 news stories will your students remember? – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

For a fun end-of-year activity, students will create an online magazine of their top 10 news stories from 2016 to share with classmates and family members. Continue reading

Exploring identity and intersectionality in poetry – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

By Douglas Ray Main lesson plan Subject English Estimated Time One class period, plus extension activities Grade Level 10 – 12 Materials Computer and Internet access Poem…read more

‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ sequel coming this summer

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Acclaimed novelist Harper Lee, whose 1960 book “To Kill a Mockingbird” is a cornerstone of American literature, will release a second book this summer. Continue reading

What happens when a language dies?

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Experts predict more than 3,000 languages will disappear by the end of the century. Continue reading

How U.S. laws on maternity leave impact new parents

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The United States and the island nation of Papua New Guinea are unique as the only two countries that do not guarantee paid time off for new moms to care for their infants. Continue reading

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