English Teaching Strategies

English Teaching Strategies

Teaching Sandra Cisnero’s “My Name” to Reengage Students in November

Teaching Sandra Cisnero’s “My Name” to Reengage Students in November

Sandra Cisnero’s “My Name” is a wonderfully short vignette, and I knew the moment I read it that I wanted to put it in front of my reading class. I love my reading class to death, but as the name suggests, sometimes getting them engaged in reading and writing can be difficult. These are students that have been burned by education before or just have not been able to focus on school for one reason or another.