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Welcome to AP English! This is a collaborative board for teachers of both AP Language and AP Literature. If you would like to be added, e-mail me at angie.kratzer@yahoo.com. BOARD RULES: 1. FOR EVERY PRICED ITEM YOU POST, POST THREE OTHER ITEMS THE SAME DAY. ONE OF THOSE PINS MAY BE A FREE TPT PRODUCT, AND THE OTHER TWO SHOULD BE BLOG POSTS, VIDEOS, QUOTATIONS, EDUCATIONAL SITES, ETC. 2. ADD A DOLLAR SIGN TO THE END OF THE DESCRIPTION FOR A PRICED ITEM. 3. PLEASE DON'T FLOOD THE BOARD!

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The AP English Language synthesis essay (Question 1) can be a beast, or we can can simply treat it as an extension of argument and research. Here are four tips for reviewing for this free response question.

AP Language Synthesis Review Tips

The AP English Language synthesis essay (Question 1) can be a beast, or we can can simply treat it as an extension of argument and research. Here are four tips for reviewing for this free response question.

Use the National Day on Writing to inspire your students to express themselves. This blog post gives ideas for how to incoporate the NCTE activity into your secondary ELA classrooms. It also provides tips for encouraging student writers all year round. #whyiwrite #highschoolenglish #elateacher #writingteacher Ela Classroom, Middle School Classroom, High School Students, Middle School Ela, Middle School English, Teaching Writing, Writing Prompts, Secondary Teacher, Teacher Hacks

Inspire Student Writing

Use the National Day on Writing to inspire your students to express themselves. This blog post gives ideas for how to incoporate the NCTE activity into your secondary ELA classrooms. It also provides tips for encouraging student writers all year round. #whyiwrite #highschoolenglish #elateacher #writingteacher

Liberal Arts are More than the Arts - Guest Post The liberal arts are interdisciplinary, so you can introduce humanities into science courses to help students solve problems from differing perspectives. What I hope to convey here is that these two typically opposing discourses of study are in fact, mutually beneficial, and I would even go as far as to say mutually dependent on each other. CLICK TO READ MORE Ap English, English Language, Language Arts, High School Literature, Ap Literature, Teaching Resources, Teaching Ideas, Fun Fall Activities, Higher Order Thinking

Liberal Arts are More than the Arts

Liberal Arts are More than the Arts - Guest Post The liberal arts are interdisciplinary, so you can introduce humanities into science courses to help students solve problems from differing perspectives. What I hope to convey here is that these two typically opposing discourses of study are in fact, mutually beneficial, and I would even go as far as to say mutually dependent on each other. CLICK TO READ MORE

American soldiers silently inspect some of the rail trucks loaded with dead which were found on the rail siding at the Dachau concentration camp in Germany, on May World War II: The Holocaust - The Atlantic Holocaust Memorial Day, Berlin, Believe, Jehovah's Witnesses, American Soldiers, World War Two, Wwii, Pictures, Camps

World War II: The Holocaust

Part 18 of a weekly 20-part retrospective of World War II

CREATE, EVALUATE, ANALYZE | END OF NOVEL PROJECT THE BOOK THIEF Are you looking for an interesting project to wrap up your book study? I assign this at the end of the semester instead of a final essay. This assignment will test your students’ writing and editing skills, but also reveal their ability to analyze the more nuanced and symbolic passages from THE BOOK THIEF. Perfect as an engaging and creative, culminating activity! CLICK TO SEE MORE! Teaching Tools, Teaching Resources, Teaching Ideas, Ap Language, English Language Arts, Ap English, English Lessons, Secondary Teacher, Editing Skills

END OF NOVEL PROJECT THE BOOK THIEF

CREATE, EVALUATE, ANALYZE | END OF NOVEL PROJECT THE BOOK THIEF Are you looking for an interesting project to wrap up your book study? I assign this at the end of the semester instead of a final essay. This assignment will test your students’ writing and editing skills, but also reveal their ability to analyze the more nuanced and symbolic passages from THE BOOK THIEF. Perfect as an engaging and creative, culminating activity! CLICK TO SEE MORE!

HIGH SCHOOL, COLLEGE, AND FIRST-YEAR UNIVERSITY TEACHER TIPS In keeping with the idea of just how challenging being a teacher can be, I have compiled some teacher tips for you. Teacher burnout is a real thing and I know that we all need support and advice. I’ve compiled a list of some important pieces of wisdom I’ve picked up along the way and want to share them with you. I hope you find them helpful as you navigate your early years of teaching! CLICK HERE TO READ MORE Ap English, English Lessons, English Language, Language Arts, Teacher Blogs, Teacher Hacks, High School Activities, Ap Literature, Higher Order Thinking

HIGH SCHOOL, COLLEGE, AND FIRST-YEAR UNIVERSITY TEACHER TIPS PART TWO

HIGH SCHOOL, COLLEGE, AND FIRST-YEAR UNIVERSITY TEACHER TIPS In keeping with the idea of just how challenging being a teacher can be, I have compiled some teacher tips for you. Teacher burnout is a real thing and I know that we all need support and advice. I’ve compiled a list of some important pieces of wisdom I’ve picked up along the way and want to share them with you. I hope you find them helpful as you navigate your early years of teaching! CLICK HERE TO READ MORE

HOLOCAUST LITERATURE GOOGLE SLIDES ☑ Instructions for both teachers and students. ☑ One page of information on PRIMO LEVI, ELIE WIESEL, AND HANNAH ARENDT. ☑ One page with information about my products. ☑ SLIDES with beautiful images that relate to the quotations from PRIMO LEVI, ELIE WIESEL, AND HANNAH ARENDT. There are four quotations and 10 questions to go along with these quotations. ☑ (32 PAGES AND 31 SLIDES) ☑ ANSWERS to the student questions. CLICK TO SEE MORE! Ap English, English Lessons, Ap Language, English Language, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Resources, Teaching Ideas, Primo Levi, Hannah Arendt
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HOLOCAUST LITERATURE GOOGLE SLIDES

HOLOCAUST LITERATURE GOOGLE SLIDES ☑ Instructions for both teachers and students. ☑ One page of information on PRIMO LEVI, ELIE WIESEL, AND HANNAH ARENDT. ☑ One page with information about my products. ☑ SLIDES with beautiful images that relate to the quotations from PRIMO LEVI, ELIE WIESEL, AND HANNAH ARENDT. There are four quotations and 10 questions to go along with these quotations. ☑ (32 PAGES AND 31 SLIDES) ☑ ANSWERS to the student questions. CLICK TO SEE MORE!

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Analyzing Historical Photographs: Teacher Lesson Plans and 7 Analysis Activities

This "Analyzing Historical Photographs" digital, 35-page resource is fun, interactive, and engaging for students. It is no prep for teachers and includes detailed, editable lesson plans. Students participate in 7 interactive, digital analysis activities, which require them to analyze photographs (pr...

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12 New Poetry Ideas for your Secondary ELA Classroom

Teaching poetry can be intimidating for secondary English teachers. These tips will help you rethink what poetry instruction in the classroom can look like. Lesson plans, inspiration, and new ideas are all featured here for new teachers all the way up to veteran teachers. Go out there and tackle

Fun and engaging! Socratic seminar is an excellent way to infuse 21st century skills and higher order thinking skills into learning. This 62-slide, Common Core aligned PowerPoint resource with printables is a Socratic seminar featuring the poem "If" by Rudyard Kipling. This poem is appropriate for s... Ap Language, Ap Literature, Higher Order Thinking, Ap English, 21st Century Skills, If Rudyard Kipling, Writing Poetry, Thinking Skills, Quotations

Socratic Seminar and Activities: Poetry Analysis of “If” by Rudyard Kipling

Great for National Poetry Month in April! Fun and engaging! Socratic seminar is an excellent way to infuse 21st century skills and higher order thinking skills into learning. This 62-slide, Common Core aligned PowerPoint resource with printables is a Socratic seminar featuring the poem "If" by Rudya...

Building an anti-racist and anti-biased classroom, providing students with source material and texts to watch and read is critical.  The 13th Documentary on Netflix is a great way to start.  Pair it with your units that deal with injustice as a place to start talking about racism and it's historical roots.  This is a must watch for English teachers. Middle School Ela, Middle School English, School Fun, School Stuff, School Ideas, Modern Classroom, English Classroom, English Teachers, 13th Documentary

13th Documentary: Student Viewing Guide & Lesson Plans

Building an anti-racist and anti-biased classroom, providing students with source material and texts to watch and read is critical. The 13th Documentary on Netflix is a great way to start. Pair it with your units that deal with injustice as a place to start talking about racism and it's historical roots. This is a must watch for English teachers.

If students need to learn rhetorical analysis in your class, look here to Lumiere! Disney movies always help high school students learn concepts more easily so tackle the rhetorical triangle with your high school English students and use my free downloadable side deck to help you! This lesson plan is for beginners. Ap English, English Lessons, Lumiere Disney, Ap Language, Ap Literature, Side Deck, High School English, Look Here, High School Students
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Teaching Rhetoric using "Be Our Guest" from Beauty and the Beast

If students need to learn rhetorical analysis in your class, look here to Lumiere! Disney movies always help high school students learn concepts more easily so tackle the rhetorical triangle with your high school English students and use my free downloadable side deck to help you! This lesson plan is for beginners.

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Using the Kami Chrome Extension for Distance Learning

Here are six tech tools ready for secondary English teachers that are worth the time to learn and implement in a digital classroom or distance learning environment. From Google Classroom at the… More

Poster project! Grading rubric and examples from past students! This is an awesome project to test your students abilities in photoshop or other tools. Click the link in my bio or head to liberalartslite.com for more information! . . . . #highschoolteacher#teachersoftpt#teacherresources#teachersofig#teacherblogger#teachersfollowteachers#teachershelpingteachers#teachergoals#igconnect4edu#weareteachers#teachersoninstagram#teacherscollege#canadateachers#philosophyteacher#highschoolteachers Ap Language, English Language Arts, Ap Literature, Ap English, Teaching Tools, Rubrics, Middle School, Collaboration, Core

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Poster project! Grading rubric and examples from past students! This is an awesome project to test your students abilities in photoshop or other tools. Click the link in my bio or head to liberalartslite.com for more information! . . . . #highschoolteacher#teachersoftpt#teacherresources#teachersofig#teacherblogger#teachersfollowteachers#teachershelpingteachers#teachergoals#igconnect4edu#weareteachers#teachersoninstagram#teacherscollege#canadateachers#philosophyteacher#highschoolteachers

Lesson Plans & Fun Activities: 27 Differentiated Informational Texts on Birds Learning Styles, Fun Learning, Learning Activities, Teaching Ideas, Science Resources, Science Lessons, Teaching Critical Thinking, Text Evidence, Differentiated Instruction

Lesson Plans & Fun Activities: 27 Differentiated Informational Texts on Birds

What type of bird are you? In this fun, 90-page resource, students connect their personalities to the attributes and traits of birds. The resource contains 27 differentiated informational texts about birds. Each informational text is written on three different levels. Each engaging text contains...