My name is Brian Backman, and I teach 11th Advanced Placement English Language and Composition at Anacortes High School in Washington.
Each daily post at Word Days has a basic structure, aimed at providing teachers, students, and anyone interested in language both relevant content related to the history of the English language and a daily writing challenge.
I. The Name of the Day
II.The Rationale and Background
III. The Probing Question
IV. The Daily Writing Challenge
V. The Quotation of the Day