Recommended for Mentors

In April, 2015 Melanie Shoffner, Chair of the NCTE Conference on English Education sent the following recommendations: "Some time ago, you asked about potential resources for Assembly members. In general, I would direct people to the Resources listed on the NCTE website. While books and journals are obviously rich resources, the position statements…

Pattern Writing

 Commemorative Essay about Favorite Author  A commemorative essay is a type of writing that celebrates or simply analyzes an important figure or event in the past. People often write commemorative essays as tributes on the anniversary or centennial of a person's date of birth, date of death or the date…

Student Congress Bill Instructions

Learning to listen critically and to respond responsibly to controversial issues are skills especially useful in a democratic socieity.  Student Congress provides a venue for students to practice both these skills.   This handout with Student Congress Bill Instructions is one you can adopt or adapt for use with your students.    …