All American Boys by Brendan Kiely and Jason Reynolds was published in 2015, but the novel is just as relevant today. The chapters alternate between characters as the story unfolds. All American … [Read more...] about A #BlackLivesMatter Book for Young Adults
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We have a long way to go as a society when it comes to accepting those of us who learn differently. Most students understand that it would be cruel and wrong to make fun of someone who is in a … [Read more...] about Books Featuring Kids with Disabilities
Flu season is upon us, so I wanted to compile some of my favorite free resources for last-minute sub plans. Everything I've chosen is 100% free and ready to print. These resources don't take a lot of … [Read more...] about Five Free ELA Printables for Flu-Season Sub Plans
As an English teacher, I’ve always found it important to be a reader. When I was in school, I always respected the teachers who had the most passion for their content area. I always wanted to be the … [Read more...] about I Read 50 Books in 2017. Here are my Top 10.
Immigration is a hot topic. Students are becoming more and more interested in the plight of American Immigrants and Syrian refugees as they watch the news and hear politicians speaking about it. … [Read more...] about The Best Books and Movies about Immigration for Kids