Mexican Gothic is the Updated Gothic Novel We Need

Add this novel to engage more students and address topics of Colonialism and Feminism in your classroom. Mexican Gothic, a novel by Silvia Moreno-Garcia is an update of the classic genre often taught in literature classrooms. In the novel, Noemi is sent to help her cousin Catalina who might be experiencing a mental breakdown. Noemi arrives at High Place and immediately feels out of place. The Doyles once owned and

Get to Know Your Students & Review Figurative Language with this Back to School Ice Breaker

Try this activity to get to know your students and review figurative language. For many teachers, the start of the school year not only means learning who your students are but also learning what your students know. If you’re looking for an activity that serves as a figurative language review, that gives you a writing sample, serves as an icebreaker activity, and builds classroom community, look no further. Since the