Filing Cabinet

Ontario Curriculum Grades 9-10

Ontario Curriculum Grades 11-12

ENG2D Course of Study

ENG3U Course of Study

ENG4U Course of Study

3U4U Assessment Plan 

Learning Skills

Cornell Notes Template

Independent Reading Weekly Log

Spark: Student Papers and Academic Research Kit

MLA Sample Works Cited (8th Ed.) from OWL Purdue

Research Note Criteria

Research Note Rubric

ACADEMIC LANGUAGE for writing essays


Annotating NonFiction Checklist

A Reader’s Journal

A Reader’s Journal Assessment Criteria

Literary Analysis: Using Elements and Devices

Balen’s Model

Elements of Fiction

Literary or Narrative Elements

Essay Analysis Worksheet

How to Analyze an Essay

Exit Slip: Personal Learning Goal

Blog Post Rubric

Comment Rubric

Truth and Reconciliation Recommendations

One Pager

Literature Circle Instructions

Literature Circle Blog Post Prompts

How to write effective literature questions


Student Models for Applying Literary Theories

Shmoop Reader Response Literary Theory

Reader Response Literary Lens How do you do it?

Snow White Reader Response Exemplar

Archetypal Literary Criticism

Language of Literary Criticism

Literary Lens: How do you do it: Hero Journey/Archetypal Lens

Archetypes note

Archetypes note 2

Archetypal Characters

What makes a hero? – Matthew Winkler

Feminist Literary Theory

Feminist Theory: Shmoop

Character Analysis

Analyzing Characters

Character Attribute Web

Character Analysis Paragraph

Theme slide presentation 


Essay Hook Ideas

Read like a Writer List of Possible Techniques

Citation Expressions

Introducing quotations and templates for exploring ideas

Personal Proofreading Checklist

Peer Editing Sheet: Argumentative Essay

Peer Editing Sheet: Blog post

Peer Editing Sheet Concept Map

Peer Editing Sheet: Definition Essay

Peer Editing Sheet: Literary Essay

Peer Editing Sheet: Media Text

Peer Editing Sheet: Narrative Essay

Peer Editing Sheet: Persuasive Essay

Peer Editing Sheet: Podcast

Peer Editing Sheet Remix

“Transients of Arcadia” Story and Study Guide

Writing about Literature with Reader Response model

Types of Essay (PPT)

Definition Essay (Slideshare)

Definition Essay Outline

Narrative Essay

Persuasive Essay (PPT)

Transitions for Writing

Issac Asimov The Roving Mind (1983) Story and Questions

Unit 4: Writing to Make Your Voice Heard-Activity 2: The Persuasive Essay


Blog Post

Literary Essay Analysis

Note Making

Reader’s Notes






Note: Many of these resources are adapted from two of my favourite English teachers Danika Barker and David Theriault. Thank you for making your work available. You teach me how to be a better English teacher.

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