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Exploring Poetry and Poets
Combine the study of poetry and non-fiction texts with this complete and ready-to-use six-week unit. After reading numerous poems from local writers and compiling a personal anthology, high schoolers find and read a memoir or biography of a chosen poet.
9th - 12th Language Arts 45 Views 424 Downloads
Eighth graders identify key components of an autobiography. They plan and draft an outline of a summer school mini-autobiography and employ peer evaluation in revision step of writing process. They explain difference between revision and editing step of writing process.
8th Language Arts 24 Views 32 Downloads
What are the Main Ideas?
Prior to beginning Rosa Parks: My Story by Rosa Parks, model for your class members how to determine the main idea of a text. Exercepts from another story are provided to use for the demonstration. The focus then shifts to Rosa Parks' autobiography and modeling continues with Chapter 1.
6th Language Arts 18 Views 56 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review Study Guide for Missing May
Use this comprehensive packet to accompany a study of Missing May by Cynthia Rylant. Starting out with a brief author biography and background information about the novel, this guide includes materials to use throughout the entire novel.
3rd - 7th Language Arts 13 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Insights of American Blacks During the 19th and 20th Centuries in New Haven, Connecticut
Students examine the contributions of African Americans in New Haven, Connecticut in the 19th and 20th centuries. After being introduced to new vocabulary, they review the elements of autobiographies and read excerpts of African American authors.
7th - 8th Language Arts 6 Views 17 Downloads
Use of John Johnson's Life Story in Conjunction With Other Black Entrepreneurs as Role Models for Potential Black Businessmen
Young scholars read an autobiography of John Johnson and discuss how he rose from poverty to be a successful businessman. After reading excerpts of other autobiographies, they brainstorm a list of characteristics of those who were successful in business.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 18 Downloads
Who Are You?
High schoolers explore the concept of self and analyze the Human Organization Theory. Individually, students write poems about themselves. In small groups, they create a poster related to the 14 categories of the Human Organization Theory. High schoolers read and create their autobiography, following a model.
9th - 12th English Language Development 10 Views 26 Downloads
Pre-Write: Creating a Life Map
Students discover the elements of an autobiography. In this creative writing lesson, students write about themselves in the early school year to gain confidence and feel comfortable in their new surroundings. Students utilize a Life Map to make sure they write efficiently.
8th - 10th Language Arts 20 Views 61 Downloads
From Courage to Freedom: Frederick Douglass's 1845 Autobiography
Students study slavery from the perspctive of an American slave. In this Frederick Douglass activity, students complete the suggested pre-reading and post-reading activities included for Douglass's autobiography, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave, Written by Himself.
9th - 12th Language Arts 16 Views 32 Downloads
A Forum on Racism
Twelfth graders compare and contrast the work of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr. In this racism lesson, 12th graders read The Autobiography of Malcolm X and discuss how Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr. approached ending racism.
12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Long Walk to Freedom: Fact, fiction, and opinion
Fourth graders read a selection about Nelson Mandela and discuss the define the difference between a biography and an autobiography. In this "Fact, Fiction and Opinion" instructional activity, 4th graders complete worksheets to understand the differences between fact, fiction and opinion.
4th Language Arts 13 Views 64 Downloads
Relating to Franklin's Age of Reason
Fourth graders read a selection describing 13 virtues from "The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin." They keep track of their behavior and whether or not they can keep up with 5 chosen virtues. They write a 5 paragraph essay on their experience.
4th Language Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
All About Me!
Reinforce punctuation skills as well as printing skills with a kindergarten autobiography worksheet. Youngsters write their information, including their name, address, and age, and draw a picture of themselves and the place where they live.
K - 1st Language Arts 29 Views 51 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Students create an autobiography. In this autobiography lesson, students create a digital autobiography using photographs and captions about their lives. Students will publish their autobiography on the class blog page, as well as present it to the class.
2nd - 3rd Language Arts 3 Views 10 Downloads
Young scholars create a video autobiography. In this autobiographical language arts lesson, students use a digital camera to record an autobiography of their life. Young scholars include the hospital where they were born, their home, preschool, etc.
6th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 14 Downloads