The Crucible: Power

This lesson plan was written for a class of tenth grade college prep and honors level students at Abington Senior High School in Abington, Pennsylvania.

View/download the PDF here: [Lesson] (Crucible) Power

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Romeo and Juliet Unit

This lesson plan was written for a class of eighth grade honors students at Murrays Bay Intermediate School in Auckland, New Zealand.

The following was posted for students in a Google Classroom page, and they directed themselves through each lesson.

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Mrs. Toller Teaches Vocabulary

Bringing Words to Life & Creating a Robust Vocabulary

One of the things I complained about teaching the most in America was vocabulary. While I agree it’s important to have a big and high-level vocabulary, I never had to go through much effort to learn the words myself. I was “blessed” with a mother who consistently uses “High Vocab” or “Tier 2” words, even when simple words would easily suffice. (I even wrote an essay about this phenomenon.)

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