Monthly Archives: March 2014

More Than Words…

I am telling this story because previous students have gotten a kick out of it, and I think lots of you may have had similar experiences…. As a teenager, I thrived on those emotional, hormonal moments that all teenagers experience, … Continue reading

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Tricks of the Trade

Tricks of the Trade  (hot tips to do well in class!) 1. Ask lots of questions. Never leave a question unanswered. 2. Pay attention in class. Once the bell rings, clear your head of any distractions and keep up with … Continue reading

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Food for Thought…Some Quotes I Love

I have spread my dreams under your feet; Tread softly because you tread on my dreams [Yeats]. To thine own self be true [Shakespeare]. The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They … Continue reading

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I feel like this defines so much of me…

Understand, I’ll slip quietly away from the noisy crowd when I see the pale stars rising, blooming, over the oaks. I’ll pursue solitary pathways through the pale twilit meadows, with only this one dream: You come too [Rainer Maria Rolke]

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English Examinable Terms (St. Thomas Aquinas) — A link to a Scope and Sequence of BC Ministry Literary Devices that are provincially examinable. Terms, Examples, and Definitions are provided: http://www.aquinas.org/departments/engli/examinable-terms/      Marking Abbreviations –> Document listing my abbreviations while marking written work. … Continue reading

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