If you liked Romeo & Juliet, try reading…

A selection of YA fiction and more challenging reads for those who enjoyed the timeless themes and plot within Shakespeare's play Romeo & Juliet.   Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor A beautiful fantasy that is hauntingly captivating. A blue-haired, tattoo-covered Art student in Prague with no (apparent) background tries to understand who [...]

ESL: Natural World

ESL:  Natural World

ESL Natural World Week 1 Vocabulary Quizizz   Tier 2 Vocabulary and Definitions: Vocabulary Definition 1 Artificial (adj.) Made or produced by human beings rather than occurring naturally 2 Alternative Another or different option, possibility or choice 3 Ecologists (n.) People who study the relationship between living things and their environment 4 Scarce (adj.) Something [...]

Romeo & Juliet: Thematic Quotation Displays

Display material for major themes addressed in the play Romeo and Juliet grouping key scenes and quotations   Light and dark imagery: Love vs. hate: Nature: Destiny: Familial conflict:

Purple Hibiscus: Tier 2 Vocabulary

Purple Hibiscus: Tier 2 Vocabulary

  Vocabulary Definition 1 Penitent Feeling or expressing remorse for misdeeds 2 Lineage Tracking of direct descent and ancestry usually for pedigree 3 Reverence A feeling of profound respect for someone or something 4 Benevolence Kind and fair with power 5 Disconsolately Grief-stricken loneliness 6 Indigenous Originating or occurring naturally in a particular place; native [...]

Frankenstein: The Importance of Procreation

Plan for thematic analysis of Procreation in Frankenstein with a comparison to The Handmaid's Tale. Creation of Life: Traditional parent and child imagery Gothic Doubling: Relationships tied together through birth and death as well as suicide Power: God and the Creator figure. Transgression of the moral, natural and social order in both texts Power: Agency [...]