Tag Archives: english language arts

  1. 3-Act Analysis of The Office, Season 4, Episode 9, “Dinner Party”

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    March 6, 2019 by bhjames78

    I love the TV show, The Office. So does my wife. And thanks to Netflix, we can watch it at …
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  2. Using 4 Minutes of Toy Story 2 to Teach Anagnorisis and Peripeteia

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    February 23, 2019 by bhjames78

    My three-year-old watches a lot of Toy Story. Daily, you could accurately say, sometimes to the chagrin of the six-year-old, …
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  3. CATE Conference 2019

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    February 17, 2019 by bhjames78

    Next week, Liz and I will be presenting at our third straight CATE (California Association of Teachers of English) Conference. …
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  4. Essay on Shakespeare’s Plot Structure

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    February 17, 2019 by bhjames78

    I have an essay on Shakespeare’s Five-Act Structure in the February issue of California English. Here’s a link: https://cateweb.org/journals/february-2019/

  5. Rethinking Shakespeare’s 5-act Structure

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    June 14, 2018 by bhjames78

    For most of my twelve years teaching high school English, I’ve taught a lesson on the 5-act structure of Shakespeare’s …
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  6. CATE Conference 2018

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    March 29, 2018 by bhjames78

    A few weeks ago, Liz and I flew down to San Diego for our second CATE (California Association of Teachers …
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  7. Teaching “Native Son” by Richard Wright, Part Two (Point of View)

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    March 25, 2017 by bhjames78

    The second part of my post on teaching Richard Wright’s 1940 novel, Native Son, is up at Method to the Madness: Creating …
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