Grades 11–12

Philosophical Journal Prompts

Lindsay Thompson, 826 Digital Educator Leader

Lindsay Thompson, a 5th-generation teacher, has 22 years of experience teaching high school English. She understands the importance of building strong relationships with her students and is always looking for ways to help students be more confident writers.

What Your Students Will Produce

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Grades 7–12
Where I’m From Poems

by Meghan Dove McAfee, 826 Digital Educator Leader


Inspired by George Ella Lyon’s original poem, this lesson guides students through naming the people, places, and things that have shaped them.

Grades 9–12
Fairy Tale Reconstruction

by Marini Drobish, 826 Digital Educator Leader


This lesson invites students to write a modern day fairy tale. Students will reconstruct classic fairy tales by choosing to focus on altering one story element: setting, point of view, or resolution.