Welcome to the Web Site of

Albert Fried-Cassorla, Secondary School English Teacher

Dear friend:

Welcome! I have designed this web site to serve multiple audiences, including: administrators, teachers, parents and students. Administrators will find provocative materials and resources to pass along to colleagues. Teachers will find materials to use immediately. Students will discover pathways to learning - and exciting reading!

Finally, parents will see the resources and assignments given to your children. This site, when paired with my direct communications to you, will empower you to help your child succeed! If you have questions or comments, please reach me at albert@fried-cas.com. Thank you!

Albert Fried-Cassorla

My Lesson Plans: Literature Resources: Reading Skills Resources: Writing Skills Resources:

Over time, I will be adding to this section. Russian Literature is my first installment. I have many more useful materials. Write to me if interested.

Russian Literature

Russian Literature Overview - This is a 2-page guide to some essential affects about the subject.

The Nose by Nikolai Gogol - This is the basic text at 22 pages in pdf format, with illustrations. I have used this story very successfully in class.

Quiz on Russian Literature and The Nose - Write to me for this. I will send a quiz and answer key to proven teachers.

Shakespeare Learning and Teaching - This site offers many useful links, including complete hypertext scripts, articles and more.

Literature.org - These are out-of-copyright text that are free to use in the classroom. You will many authors here, form Mark Twain to the Bronte sisters to Lewis Carroll. Pages are laid out well and some include illustrations.










Pennsylvania Department of Education Resources on Reading Writing, Speaking and Listening - This web page has excellent resources for developing literacy skills.


Reading Exercise Ideas - Here are 25 ideas to motivate young readers.











Web English Teacher - Especially see the Writing links. Browse but also check Writing About Literature. Some creative writing links no longer work.













Grammar: English Teaching Resources:    

Jim Scrivener's web site section on Grammar - Here you will find many imaginative approaches to this subject.


The English Teacher - This generous retired teacher, Leif Danielson, has used his retirement to provide many resources to us. Be sure to read his Introduction.





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Site Last Updated 11-22-09