Tag Archives: Meredith Sizemore

October 10

No More Crime and Punishment: Engaging Your Modern Students with Classic Literature by Meredith Sizemore

In the last decade, there has been conversation amongst teachers about replacing classic literature with modern texts and encouraging free-choice reading in the classroom. I’ve personally witnessed the transition between being a high school student to teaching high school students. However, in 2003, when I entered high school, I was different from most high school […]

Allegiant by Veronica Roth – Review by Meredith Sizemore

Published: October 22, 2013 Publisher: Harper Collins Pages: 526 Genre: Fiction, Dystopian Audience: Middle Grade/Young Adult In anticipation of Allegiant, the third and final book of Veronica Roth’s Divergent series, my students and I did all of the following: created a daily countdown from 20, had geeky fan moments while taking quizzes to determine our faction […]