Posted in 10th Grade

Shakespearean Language

As we embark on our journey into the reading of the play “Much Ado About Nothing” by William Shakespeare you may encounter the fact that Shakespeare has invented more than 1,500 words. Some of those words are still being used today. On this post there is a link to an article that details 20 words that Shakespeare invented that we still use on a daily basis. The second link is a short guide to the Shakespearean language that you are going to find in the play.

Happy reading!

20 Words We Owe Shakespeare 

How to Better Understand Shakespeare’s Words

Posted in 10th Grade, 11th Grade

Google Classroom link


One of the tools that we have been using this year is Google Classroom. Google classroom permits to have an online addition to our class. On this new tool you can access material and it facilitates the hand in of project using the Google Suite apps like Docs and Slides.

In this post I am including a link to Google Classroom so it can be accessed from the  blog, not just the app. This link can be opened on a computer with your school credentials. Google Classroom can be opened on any computer and you will not loose any of the work done and you can continue the work you may have begun in the mobile app. Let’s continue being innovative and learning through new strategies and resources!

Google Classroom link:

Posted in 11th Grade

Infographic Workshop: The finished product

The first unit of the year for the eleventh grades is based on World Origin Myths. Reading and analyzing these myths give the students a chance to look at stories from cultures from around the world and look at what we have in common. As the final project of the unit the students have to create an infographic to display what they learned from their myth.

Creating an infographic is no easy feat! First the students chose a myth from the vast array of origin myths worldwide, from the ususal Greek myths to the obscure Caribbean origin stories.After completing the research of the myth, the students received a workshop on how to use the graphic design app Canva. Armed with the research of their myth and the knowledge of the technology to put it all together they set off on the infographic journey. Now what were the results look below and find out!