Invite student choice and discussion through offering these resources for perusal. Students may have more buy-in to class activities.
Types of Discussion Techniques
HOW TO RUN A BOOK CLUB IN YOUR CLASSROOM (PART 1): THE BEST FORM OF CHOICE READING
A Poetry Slam Cures the Blahs
10 Fresh Writing Prompts for High School English
Everyone Stand Up: A Lesson on Self-Humor