Hope for Cleveland Browns Fans: A (Very) Creative Writing Assignment

**This post originally appeared on December 11, 2015 when it seemed as though things could not get worse for my beloved Browns. But they did. As the Super Bowl approaches, it's time to bring it back. This is an optional … [Read more...]

10 Activities and Lesson Plans for Of Mice and Men

They had walked in single file down the path, and even in the open one stayed behind the other. Both were dressed in school administrator skirts and in school administrator coats with brass buttons. Both carried black, … [Read more...]

Teaching Of Mice and Men without Offending Everyone

I love Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men. I've taught it for several years. The novel's harsh language does present some problems.The Lord's name is used in vain 26 times. There are 41 additional instances of Deity being … [Read more...]