7 easy tips for teaching William Shakespeare’s sonnets

7 easy tips for teaching William Shakespeare’s sonnets

Teaching William Shakespeare’s sonnets is a great way to introduce Shakespeare to students because the texts are so short they are like a bite-sized introduction to Shakespeare.   It’s far easier to convince students to analyze something that’s only 14 lines long, as...

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3 fast and easy ways of teaching students to take notes

3 fast and easy ways of teaching students to take notes

Do your students struggle to take notes? Are you looking for fast and easy ways of teaching students to take notes?  Then you’re in the right place. But before we begin, students may need some convincing that taking notes is a skill worth learning.  You may need to...

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10+ easy end of year activities for students

10+ easy end of year activities for students

It’s getting to that time of year again.  You know the time.  Students are bored and restless.  You are stressed and frantic with reporting.  And you all need a break!  Today I’m going to give you a break - I have some easy, low-to-no prep end-of-year activities for...

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How to teach note taking skills: 10+ tips

How to teach note taking skills: 10+ tips

How to teach note-taking skills is one of those topics that just never seems to come up when you’re in university or college.  And it’s often one of those skills that fall off the radar when teachers are planning out their curriculum.  Or they get bumped from the plan...

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