Monthly Archives: July 2017

Unit Plan: The Aeneid (Virgil)

As my first year went on, I felt the need to throw in something ancient, something grandiose.  The Iliad and The Odyssey seemed terrifying to teach, as the language would be a struggle for my students.  I settled on The Aeneid, instead; … Continue reading

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A Long Overdue Update, a sequel

I have recently completed my fourth year of teaching at a private high school in Queens, New York.  The student body, primarily comprised  of English Language Learners, has proven itself to be both richly rewarding and appropriately challenging (as all … Continue reading

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