Each month, we share five things we love as part of our Footnotes Newsletter. Check out some of our favorite English language arts articles.

1. The Opening Lines of Romeo and Juliet Recited in the Original Accent of Shakespeare’s Time

Listen as a professional voice artist delivers the opening lines of Romeo and Juliet in a Shakespearean accent.

2. Poetry Is Making a Big Comeback in the U.S., Survey Results Reveal

According to a new survey, 2017 marked the highest recorded number of adults reading poetry in the United States in 15 years—discover why!

3. Building an Online Presence as an Educator

Learn how to develop your professional voice and build an online personal learning network with these 5 tips.

4. It’s the End of the Year as We Know It—After the Exam FRQ

If you’re looking for ways to keep your students busy after exams, check out some of these creative projects and activities.

5. Using Digital Breakouts to Engage Secondary Students: 3 Ways to Gamify Learning

Turn your classroom into your students’ favorite place to be this fall by adding digital “escape room”-style puzzles to your curriculum.