AMERICAN lit timeline to pair with US History timeline and increase nonfiction in the curriculum.
EXCELLENT synopsis of how American Lit was fueled by history. This short video also introduces themes and names the kids will need to know, too. Perfect introductory video for my 11th grade American Lit class.
Writing a Research Paper PORTFOLIO: Grades 8-12 EDITABLE
Research writing portfolio for upper middle and high school English!
Teach argument and deep reading across all American lit texts with these lessons. Flex those English teacher muscles!
Modernism, American Literature Movement, Roaring 20s Jazz Age & Great Depression
Covering the period of 1900 to 1940, this 30-minute lecture will prep your students to dig deeper into any literary works from this era that you want. Great for giving students a general idea of the important issues and philosophies that guided the literary canon from this time period in U.S. history.
"Too Late to Apologize--A Declaration." If I'd known this video existed, I wouldn't have spent an hour this afternoon trying to explain the Declaration of Independence! I'm pretty sure that's Mr. Jefferson on the violin, too.