“A Modest Proposal” by Jonathan Swift is a frequent flyer on classroom curriculums around the country. And for good reason! It’s funny, rigorous, and checks the box for World Literature courses. Its complexity, however, can...Read More
FREEBIE: The LIT Teacher Series
Hi, I'm Heather!
I know this feeling because I’ve had it too! I’ve thought about walking out of my classroom door and never looking back. Instead, however, I asked myself, “Why did I do this in the first place? Why did I get this degree and take this job?”
My answer is always the same: literature is pure magic. It has inspired me, motivated me, and taught me throughout my whole life. Everyone deserves to connect to a profound piece of literature. And when I remember that, my job began to feel less like a job and more like a calling.
So here I am, on a mission to help re-inspire teachers like you and get you psyched about the power of literature. As the kids say, “It’s Lit!” Teaching literature, that is.
What I Offer
Resources to make teaching high school English engaging and stress-free!
You’ve seen it before. You’re reading or letting an audiobook play and instead of paying rapt attention, your students are nodding off. Or worse, they’re pulling out their cell phones. In this post, I’m going...Read More