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Reading Comprehension 2: Level 12
Ever heard of CTE? A passage about Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) provides the text for a reading comprehension check. The subject matter is sure to engage your readers and the questions, based on the passage, assess whether high schoolers can draw inferences, summarize the main idea, recognize tone, and other important comprehension strategies.
9th - 12th Language Arts 31 Views 120 Downloads
The Hyper-Partisan Politics of Prohibition
A full and thoughtful lesson includes links, handouts, guided viewing worksheets, and great extension activities. Upper graders will examine extreme politics, propaganda, hyper-partisanship, and the 1928 presidential election. They engage in class discussion and create a presentation based on what they learned from viewing the related videos.
7th - 12th Language Arts 17 Views 77 Downloads
Tintin and I: Primary and Secondary Sources
Mickey Mouse, Elmo, and Tintin? Belgian cartoonist Georges (Herge) Remi’s famous comic character launches a study of primary and secondary source material and the impact these sources have on storytelling. Class members also examine the work of Jason Lutes and his comic series Berlin before researching an unfamiliar culture and crafting their own illustrated adventure narrative.
10th - 12th Language Arts 4 Views 8 Downloads
Patriarchy in King Lear and As I Lay Dying
King Lear, “Papa Doc” Duvalier, Colonel Walter E. Kurtz and Anse Bundren? Imagine a unit that examines the tragic hero and patriarchy in King Lear, As I Lay Dying and Apocalypse Now. To liven the brew, learners are asked to include in their study a modern political leader who rules or ruled paternalistically.
12th - Higher Ed Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
"A Sound of Thunder" by Ray Bradbury: Questions
These questions are designed to accompany Ray Bradbury's "A Sound of Thunder," and could be used to guide and focus readers or as an assessment of reading skill and knowledge of the elements of a story. Page one focuses on questions of fact, while the second page asks pupils to identify symbols, the mood, the theme, the point of view, and examples of foreshadowing.
7th - 9th Language Arts 16 Views 31 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Graphic Novel Writing Workshop
Khaled Hosseini’s video “Using Real People and Events” motivates learners to reflect on their own experiences and to use those experiences as the basis of a graphic novel that expresses a universal truth. The richly detailed plan includes background information, step-by-step instructions, links to a free comic-making tool, and discussion questions.
9th - 12th Language Arts 30 Views 36 Downloads
Mississippi Trial, 1955: Pre-reading Strategy
Pink and Say, a picture book by Patricia Polacco, and an anticipation guide, set the stage for a reading of Mississippi Trial, 1955, Chris Crowe's novel based on the true story of the murder of Emmett Till. Instructional routines, the anticipation guide, and fishbowl discussion questions are included in the richly-detailed plan.
7th - 12th Language Arts 23 Views 49 Downloads
Walk Two Moons: The Lunatic Mystery Case Book
Here’s the meatball in the bowl of spaghetti. Readers build a Lunatic Mystery Case Book, collecting evidence to support their prediction about the identity of the lunatic in Walk Two Moons, Sharon Creech’s Newbery Medal winning novel. Your pupils’ brains won’t be empty when they finish these exercises.
7th - 9th Language Arts 10 Views 15 Downloads
"Once More to the Lake" by E.B. White
Revisit your own childhood memories of long summers and lakeside fun with E.B. White's essay, "Once More to the Lake." Included here is the actual text as well as a series of short-answer questions that follow. Not only do readers study the essay's theme and central idea, but they look at White's specific strategies and style.
10th - Higher Ed Language Arts 7 Views 13 Downloads
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?
Who would you love to see at your table? Groups research a decade, ranging from the 1840s to the 1960s, read a short story associated with that decade, and plan a dinner party, complete with table set-up and menu. After researching prominent figures of their assigned period, each group member assumes the role of an attendee.
11th Language Arts 15 Views 33 Downloads
Post Assessment: Plot Elements and Characterization
Learners use the provided learning exercise to identify plot elements and then fill in these elements on a plot diagram. Also included is a template for a character map that asks readers to choose a character, identify two traits, and supply evidence from the text of these traits.
6th - 8th Language Arts 16 Views 19 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Drop everything and check out this amazing resource! It includes everything a teacher would need to teach a child how to summarize text and compose written summaries. It begins with goals and vocabulary and then provides page after page of research-based and evidence-based strategies that are proven to effectivly teach comprehension through summarization, sequencing, plot events, key details, and main ideas.
4th Language Arts 98 Views 86 Downloads
Daughters Come of Age in Women's Fiction
Introduce your young readers to fiction written by women authors. For each story, they explore the way these daughters discover and claim their own identities. Individually, class members use the literature to examine their role in their own families.
7th - 10th Language Arts 9 Views 115 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Writer’s Toolbox: What You Need to Master the Craft
All the tools (and directions) you’ll need to build an essay are included in a resource designed for learners and educators. The packet can be given to class members or divided into sections and used as part of a series of instructional activity on the writing process.
7th - 12th Language Arts 58 Views 51 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Using Visual Art to Create Scenes
Students review scene structure and the elements beginning, middle and end. They view a piece of art to stimulate an idea for a improvised scene. Students work in small groups, create and then perform their scenes for the rest of the class.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 17 Downloads
Elements of Narration
Twelfth graders analyze the elements of fiction and use literary analysis vocabulary to evaluate fiction works. In this fiction analysis lesson plan, 12th graders define elements of fiction and complete a diagram for the elements.Students keep a dialectical journal for the lesson plan.
12th Language Arts 3 Views 33 Downloads
Unit Plan: Short Stories
Tenth graders complete a unit of lessons on the story elements of Sherlock Holmes short stories. They analyze the plot elements, complete graphic organizers, read and discuss the plots, observe a person and take notes, and analyze an oral narration.
10th Language Arts 14 Views 59 Downloads
Students review succession charts for their native area before going to an outside site to view the changes. At the site, they follow the transect line and observe the changes in the plant life. They draw the changes on note cards that are fastened together to make flipbooks.
4th - 5th Science 5 Views 12 Downloads