The Real Myth of Medusa

The truth behind the myth of Medusa doesn’t start with Perseus.  It doesn’t even start with Medusa being cursed by Athena.  It begins before that –

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Top 5 Best-Selling Products of 2019

My Top 5 Products of 2019

It’s the end of a great year! 2020 starts my 6th year on TPT. I posted my first product on February 28, 2014, and that product has been my best-selling product each and every year. So, without further ado – here are my best-selling products of 2019.

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My Top 3 Reading ACT Test Tips

After teaching ACT Prep for the last 14 years in public schools and for private companies, these are my top 3 Reading ACT test tips. Many students don’t finish this section and potentially causing a steep drop in their score. Here are 3 tips that can help you when taking the ACT Reading test.

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Teach Your Passion

Have you ever found yourself dreading the upcoming unit/novel/play? Do you put it off and hope you run out of time to teach it? Too often English teachers are corralled into teaching specific texts by people who don’t have to teach those texts. These texts are not ones that they are passionate about. And in the end, student learning suffers.

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ACT English Test: The Only 3 Grammar Rules to Know

It is nearly impossible to know every grammar rule in the English language in order to get ready for the ACT English Test. So, picture this, it is the night before the test and you are doing some last minute studying and you are trying to cram in every grammar and rhetoric rule you remember from English class.

Too often I have had students who get caught up in knowing every minor detail of grammar that it prevents them from focussing on the 3 key things they need to know for the ACT English Test.

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Hi, I'm Lesli!

I help Secondary English Teachers with engaging curriculum so that they can go home at contract time.

I’ve worked in education for 15 years, taught everything from Basic English and Mythology to AP Lang.  You’ll find me with my puppy Athena on the weekend quilting.

Learn more about me and how I can help you here.

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