Today's Zinger: One of my witty male students in AP English was trying on a classmate's bracelet. He quipped, "I love to accessorize, especially during a crime. Get it, Mrs. Kratzer? Get it? Accessory to a crime? Get it?"
Today's Tip: This is Day 7 of the 2012-2013 school year for me. At the high school level, we always have ten days of long, mind-numbing homeroom time. To cut down on the chatter, I opened my I-own-these-so-you-better-take-care bookshelves to my homeroom students. They all checked out a book, and now homeroom has become reading time.
Today's Resource: I have discoverd Tracee Orman on teacherspayteachers.com, and I love this set of common core graphic organizers. Check it out here.
Announcement! I have just posted to TpT a full style analysis unit for AP English Language and Composition. Take a look.