Teacher Resources


Natalie Lund taught middle and high school English in Houston, Texas for several years before pursuing a career in writing. As a teacher, she loved when authors and publishers provided book discussion guides because they made it one step easier for her to facilitate literature circles, book clubs, and Socratic seminars. She asked her friend and former colleague, Sarah Murphy Traylor, to develop a teacher resource guide for We Speak in Storms. Below, you can download this guide, which includes projects and activities; discussion and reflection questions; and additional resources on sexual abuse, bullying, social justice, and more. You’ll also find a bonus playlist to accompany the novel.

About the creator of the We Speak in Storms Teacher Resource Guide

Sarah Murphy Traylor taught middle school English for six years. She now coaches teachers and manages instructional coaches through Teaching Excellence, a teacher preparation and certification program at YES Prep Public Schools in Houston, Texas.


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