A 17-Year-Old Artist Created This Incredible Map Of Literature

A 17-Year-Old Artist Created This Incredible Map Of Literature

Incorporating technology and classic literature for middle school and high school students. This allows students to be creative and prove that they understand a character/text!

Incorporating technology and classic literature for middle school and high school students. This allows students to be creative and prove that they understand a character/text!

"The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest minds of past centuries." — Rene Descartes #quote

Writing great characters: 5 lessons from modern novels

"The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest minds of past centuries." — Rene Descartes #quote

26 Contemporary Books That Should Be Taught In High School I Am Malala! Yes!!

26 Contemporary Books That Should Be Taught In High School

Apple Distinguished Educator Lawrence Reiff modernizes Shakespeare in the high-school classroom with “If Shakespeare Could Tweet.” His lesson helps students understand point of view using apps like iAnnotate and Notability to manipulate original text. Imagine students reducing Hamlet’s “To be, or not to be…” soliloquy to a 140-character tweet! They then move on to using iMovie to create a film, complete with voiceover soundtrack —or they can create a graphic novel using ComicLife.

Apple Distinguished Educator Lawrence Reiff modernizes Shakespeare in the high-school classroom with “If Shakespeare Could Tweet.” His lesson helps students understand point of view using apps like iAnnotate and Notability to manipulate original text. Imagine students reducing Hamlet’s “To be, or not to be…” soliloquy to a 140-character tweet! They then move on to using iMovie to create a film, complete with voiceover soundtrack —or they can create a graphic novel using ComicLife.

I remember Lit Circles in the 8th grade &, like most group work, some kids did the work & some did not.  So this article helps address some of the problems with Lit Circles, without throwing the baby out with the bathwater.

Why I Don't Use Literature Circles in High School... And What I Do Instead

I remember Lit Circles in the 8th grade &, like most group work, some kids did the work & some did not. So this article helps address some of the problems with Lit Circles, without throwing the baby out with the bathwater.

How humans have created stories through the ages in one clever strip, visually shows all of the different kinds of conflict.

How humans have created stories through the ages in a nine-panel strip

How humans have created stories through the ages in one clever strip, visually shows all of the different kinds of conflict.

Doris Lee (1905-1983, American), Portrait of Gertrude Stein, Oil on canvas, 42 x 24 in. Gertrude Stein (1874-1946, American) novelist, poet, playwright, and art collector. Stein moved to Paris in 1903, and made France her home for the remainder of her life. She hosted a Paris salon, where the leading figures of modernism in literature and art, such as Pablo Picasso, Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Sinclair Lewis, Ezra Pound, and Henri Matisse, would meet.

Doris Lee (1905-1983, American), Portrait of Gertrude Stein, Oil on canvas, 42 x 24 in. Gertrude Stein (1874-1946, American) novelist, poet, playwright, and art collector. Stein moved to Paris in 1903, and made France her home for the remainder of her life. She hosted a Paris salon, where the leading figures of modernism in literature and art, such as Pablo Picasso, Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Sinclair Lewis, Ezra Pound, and Henri Matisse, would meet.

What I love about Tolkien's heroines are how, unlike heroines in modern literature, they are more virtuous and modest. I look up to them so much.// Thank you for giving me another reason to love these characters.

What I love about Tolkien's heroines are how, unlike heroines in modern literature, they are more virtuous and modest. I look up to them so much.// Thank you for giving me another reason to love these characters.

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