Teaching HAMLET, Again?

Hamlet - Perennial Text Hamlet? Yes, Again! In all five states in which I've taught, Hamlet has been on the required reading list for seniors. So, after teaching Hamlet for umpteen years, I continually have to remind myself that for most of my students this will be their first and…

Writing a Narrative Poem

Poetry - Writing Narratives Narrative poems can be about one's personal experiences or observations and can also be about something one has read.  This assignment is one I designed to have students practice writing poetry as they reported on a self-selected book they read during the third quarter one school…