Which Beloved Classics to Include in Your High School British Literature Curriculum In my British Literature course for senior / 12th grade students, we study major literary works from Anglo-Saxon to the twentieth century (although not in chronological order!). This selection of works of British Literature can also easily be used in an AP Advanced […]
Book reviews of contemporary British literature for teachers and others.
A List Of Contemporary Novels for Your AP English Literature Class As an AP Literature teacher, I am always looking for novels that my students will want to read AND have the depth necessary to use for free-response question 3. Here are four modern novels that my students and I enjoy in AP Literature. The
My Favorite Fiction Books of 2022 Pleasure Reading – It’s Very 2023 Happy New Year! Now that 2022 is officially over, I would love to share some of my favorite reads of the past year. Don’t tell anybody, but the majority of them were not for school (shhhhhhhh!) As an English teacher, I so often
Teach Margaret Atwood’s Alias Grace to High School Seniors – Based on A True Story! Teach Margaret Atwood’s novel Alias Grace to your high school students! Based on true events, this mystery will keep them engaged right to the very end! This post contains affiliate links, which means I may receive a small commission, at
Contemporary British Fiction Choices For High School Seniors Note: This is part four of my recommendations for independent reading in the British Literature classroom. If you are interested in my first and second lists you can find them here: Part One, Part Two, Part Three. I am excited to bring you yet another list of
Contemporary British Fiction Choices for High School seniors Note: This is part two of my recommendations for independent reading in the British Literature classroom. If you are interested in my first list, which also relates my tale of woe, endlessly searching the internet for age appropriate and engaging British literature for my senior students, you
A Mystery Story for 12th Grade Students Who Enjoyed Pride and Prejudice This “sequel” to Pride and Prejudice is a fun whodunit! I enjoyed it (my thoughts below) and think students who loved Pride and Prejudice would love to spend more time back at Pemberley, checking in on Lizzie and Darcy. Check out this link
British Literature Review: The American Heiress, Daisy Goodwin An Engaging Novel for 12th Grade Students Who Enjoyed Downton Abbey The American Heiress is a historical fiction novel which will interest students who enjoy watching Downton Abbey with their moms. (And I can say that because I am one of those moms!). This novel is not
Book review and lesson plan ideas for Diane Setterfield’s gothic novel The Thirteenth Tale.