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Articles of the Week

#2: Real Vs. Fake News

#2: Real Vs. Fake Online Version

#1: Cell Phone Ban


Research Help

Citing Sources - Reference Sheet

Sample Works Cited

Six Simple Steps for Writing a Research Paper

Writing a Research Paper in 15 Easy Steps

Barrett's Research Paper Checklist

Making a Works Cited:  Powerpoint

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Water for South Sudan

I Kept Walking: Salva Dut Ted Talk

Exile International

Shared Hope International

William Kamkwamba


Book Talk Organizer for Flip Grid

Informational Text Project Ideas

Literary Dominoes


Non-Verbal Communication Article

How to Read Body Language

Non-Verbal Language and Body Language

Do You Speak Body Language?



The Sonnet

Sonnet 18: "Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer's Day" - The Ultimate Valentine's Day Sonnet

"Table Games" by Sarah Kay Text

Sarah Kay performs "Table Games"

Poetry Writing #1:  George Ella Lyon and Narrative Writing



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Final's Week 

Final's Week Powerpoint


Passion Project Resources

Blue Team Rubric

Red Team Rubric

White Team Rubric


The Odyssey

Things you must know before reading

John Green's Crash Course

Modern Movies with an Odyssey Twist


Grammar Resources

Active vs. passive voice 

More Active vs. passive voice

What are Gerunds?


Teaching Irony

Using Romeo and Juliet

Susan Glaspell's Trifles

Saki's Interlopers

Stephen Crane's Blue Hotel

O. Henry's Ransom of Red Chief

Tips on Courtly Love

Petrarch and Courtly Love

Love or Lust: Romeo and Juliet Part 2 - Crash Course

Romeo and Juliet Part 1 - Crash Course

Shakespeare in the Classroom video


Some of Mrs. Barrett's Favorite Sites


Shakespeare Flowchart

Shakespeare Podcast

Shakespeare in the Classroom Activities

Good Tickle Brain - Shakespeare Site


Student Choice in the ELA Classroom

Planning Tools

Google Keep



Presentation Help

Infographic Information

Canva Infographic Maker

Infographics - Kathy Schrock's Guide

The One-Pager Explained