October 22, 2014 @ 2:12 AM

So, this October, here are some of the lessons that I'm brewing up in my classroom.

1.  We are reading the play "Sorry, Wrong Number".  This eerie tale is in our new Literature book this year, and it's my first time teaching this story.  Before reading, I'm showing my students a Powerpoint that explains the history of the telephone.  Some of my kids have never heard a busy signal, and some do not even realize there was a time when there was no caller ID.  I feel 100 years old when I tell them about growing up with a rotary phone where you put your finger in a hole and turned the little plate to dial a number!  

2.  We will also read the teleplay "The Monsters are Due on Maple......

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