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The Point in Point of View
Eleventh graders compare and contrast motivations and reactions of literary characters confronting similar conflicts (e.g., individual vs. nature, freedom vs. responsibility, individual vs. society), using specific examples of characters' thoughts, words and actions.
11th Language Arts 4 Views 16 Downloads
The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses
Second graders use literature journals and discussion groups to summarize and improve their reading comprehension. In this reading skills lesson, 2nd graders discuss animals they've loved and read the story The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses.
2nd Language Arts 12 Views 32 Downloads
So You Think You Got A Problem
Pupils find alternatives to conflicts that they, may confront in their everyday lives Through the use of literature, students are given opportunities to use parallel tasks that will instruct them on how to identify and correct their problems.
4th - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download
Women Call Out: The Personal Narrative
After reading and discussing several personal narratives written by women in the 1920's, class members write a personal narrative of their own about a time in their lives they felt controlled. Sample narratives can be accessed through HRC’s “American Twenties” collection.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 10 Downloads
Moving In Character
Eighth graders compare and contrast the motivations and reactions of literary characters from different historical eras confronting similar situations and conflicts. In this history lesson, 8th graders read excerpts from the books, "Diary of a Young Girl," and "Zlata's Diary.
8th Language Arts 3 Views 16 Downloads
Reading the Movies: Another Approach To Teaching Critical Thinking Skills And Writing
Students explore the elements of film to analyze character, action, and the themes in the movie, "Quiz Show." The lesson plan encourages students to make personal connections and real life applications as they view the movie, critically.
11th - 12th Language Arts 5 Views 38 Downloads
The Glass Slipper Shatters
Ninth graders write their meaning of honesty. They provide an example from their lives and reflect on the outcomes of their honest behavior. Students identify a time when they may have been dishonest in a relationship and the results that their action had on their relationship.
9th Language Arts 3 Views 19 Downloads
Character Attributes in Cinderella
Learners listen to the story of Cinderella. They discuss the character attributes and what they mean. Students participate in activity centers to learn about character attributes. They make a spreadsheet to analyze character attributes from the story of Cinderella.
K - 1st Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
Tomie dePaola's Adelita: A Bio Poem
Students write a biographical poem. They read "Adelita," a Mexican Cinderella story. Students analyze character traits of Adelita. They write a biographical poem about her. Students write a biographical poem about themselves.
K - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 15 Downloads
Great Expectations: Character Analysis
Need a review of the key players in Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations? Characters are identified and their roles detailed; however, no specifics from the novel are provided to support the descriptions. Beware the typos!
11th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
Alternative Discussion Formats: The Talk Show
Students use characters in a Shakespeare play to play out a talk show. In groups, they are designated the host or the characters in which they role play. They perform the skit in front of the class and the audience asks questions to make ideas more clear.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download
The Prince and the Pauper Character Analysis
Sixth graders analyze characterization in The Prince and the Pauper by Mark Twain. In this literature mini-unit, 6th graders analyze various aspects of characterization by reading The Prince and the Pauper and watching a video adaptation of the text.
6th Language Arts 9 Views 44 Downloads
Analyzing Character Conflict Caused by the Plot
How do we know how a character was affected by the conflicts they encounter in a story? We use evidence from the text to make assertions about the characters we read about. Third graders practice finding and using evidence in a short story as they analyze the main characters actions.
3rd Language Arts 7 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Designed