Classroom

Current Courses:

Fall 2021

AP Literature and Composition: The Bildungsroman

Science Fiction

Spring 2022

AP Literature and Composition: The Modern Memoir

Creative Writing

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Teaching Philosophy

My formal teaching philosophy can be found here. Briefly, I believe that good writers must begin as good readers, and that effective language instruction emphasizes the pleasure of words as well as practical skills.

Sample Syllabi

Creative Writing

Business and Technical Writing: Persuasive Writing

Literature of the Supernatural

Sample Assignments

 Close Reading Prompt (advanced literature course)

Writing Studio Assignment (non-honors writing course)

Sample Rubric

Know Your Grade Rubric