Today's zinger: A history teacher contributed today's post when he noticed that, on the essay portion of a test, many of his students referred to the location of an assassination as Point Blank Range. Give it a minute; it'll soak in.
Today's tip: As your school begins to plan summer reading assignments, consider using an asset model rather than a deficit model. The students who do the reading start the year with a good grade on a reading test or some other type of assessment; the students who don't do the reading miss out on that reward. Students who hate reading are probably not motivated by the fear of failing a test.
Today's resource: As we prepare for the AP English exam, consider using the syntax test for review:
AP English Syntax Test