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How do you react if you're "hot-blooded?" What happens when you engage in a "wild goose chase?" And what are "salad days?" Use this worksheet and the online Visual Thesaurus to answer these questions and more. Based on Shakespearean idioms, the activity prompts students to find the meanings of sixteen expressions that are now common. They will be surprised to sicover how many of these idioms find their way into their daily conversations!
Fourth graders explore the genre of biographies. In this biographies lesson, 4th graders gain knowledge of the importance of biographies and what information they give us. Students brainstorm historical figures they want to know more about and carry out a discussion about these people.
Ideal for a college-level children's literature class or in a story-writing unit, this presentation defines not only the archetypal characters in literature but provides ample examples from fairy tales to modern films. The slideshow discusses roles such as the hero, the innocent, the wise fool, and the destroyer, as well as the archetypal relationships between these characters. The last few slides include male, female, child, and shadow character examples for students to discuss.
Providing a thorough presentation on the art of written language (and not just English), this slideshow will open your students' eyes to the sociological and linguistic issues surrounding writing systems, both modern and historical. The presentation could be easily broken up into several lecture sessions, and it includes a bibiliography for additional research.
Students analyze the aspect of universalism in William Shakespeare plays. In this Shakespeare analysis lesson, students brainstorm a list of common human emotions and read quotes from Shakespeare plays. Students paraphrase the quotes and and discuss the emotion in the lines. Students read passages from various Shakespeare plays.
Students design a game entitled, "Wheel of Pharaoh" based on their study of Ancient Egyptian civilization. In this Ancient Egypt lesson, students use information from their study of Egyptian civilization to write questions to be used in a game that is similar to "Wheel of Fortune."