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Teaching syntax using Grendel

Started by Katie Johns in Single Works. Last reply by Katie Johns Feb 25. 2 Replies

Classic/Contemporary Text Pairings

Started by Heather Floros in Uncategorized. Last reply by Lori Constable Feb 9. 2 Replies

Independent Novel Assignment Ideas

Started by Emily Tucker in Uncategorized. Last reply by Sarah Williams Feb 9. 2 Replies

Need two "zinger" short stories!

Started by Leonora del Rosario Reiley in Uncategorized. Last reply by Katie Johns Jan 27. 6 Replies

Paired Reading with Hamlet

Started by Vanessa Halling in Uncategorized. Last reply by Emily Tucker Jan 25. 2 Replies

Daily Warm Ups

Started by Liesbeth Bishop in Uncategorized. Last reply by Lisa Wolfe Dec 6, 2014. 3 Replies


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