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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, "The Speckled Band" Lesson
Seventh graders read a number of Sherlock Holmes adventures so that they can compare them. They examine how author's use tension to build up to a climax and determine how Sherlock Holmes uses critical thinking to solve cases.
7th Language Arts 7 Views 10 Downloads
What are the characteristics that define a short story
Ninth graders discover the characteristics of a short story. Students read short stories. They investigate elements such as climax, resolution, exposition, conflict and point of view. Students apply the elements to the composition of their own original work.
9th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Comprehension Strategies: Story Maps
Introduce your readers to the story map, the graphic organizer that helps them clarify the elements and meaning of a narrative. The class works together to map one selection and then for guided practice they chart the setting, main characters, events, climax and resolution of Katherine Brush's, "The Birthday Party.
9th Language Arts 10 Views 7 Downloads
An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge Lesson Plan 5
Students continue to read the story "An Occurrence at Owl Creek". In groups, they define the word foreshadowing. They identify the points in the story that they believe are the rising action, climax, falling action and resolution. They share their ideas with the class and discuss their reasoning in choosing those points in the story.
9th - 10th Language Arts 3 Views 6 Downloads
The Miracle Worker Lesson Plan 2 (9th Grade Day 32)
Ninth graders explore The Miracle Worker. In this literature instructional activity, 9th graders review two elements of drama--dialogue and plot. Students identify all plot elements and explain the climax and resolution.
9th Language Arts 10 Views 39 Downloads
An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge
Tenth graders continue reading "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge". They identify instances where the story changes from rising action to climax to falling action to resolution. They write a page on what they think the ending is.
10th Language Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads
Plot Outline Graphic Organizer
In this plot outline graphic organizer, students identify the conflict and events in the rising action, then the climax and resolution of a story. The plot diagram reinforces the parts of the story as the students make their identifications.
7th - 9th Language Arts 3 Views 51 Downloads
The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet: Parts of a Play
Introduce your class members to the parts of a play. Although the title of the presentation would suggest that examples from Shakespeare’s tragedy will illustrate the terms, beyond the first slide, Romeo and Juliet is not mentioned; therefore, the slides could be used with any play.
7th - 12th Language Arts 7 Views 20 Downloads
Elements of Narration
Through this three-day lesson, learners will develop an understanding of several elements of narration such as plot, characterization, setting, point of view, and theme. Reading several fiction texts and taking notes using dialectical journaling, your class will make analytical observations, comparisons, and ask textual questions.
10th - 11th Language Arts 43 Views 246 Downloads
An engaging literary game called "Dingo," is here for your young mathematicians. Dingo is a game which is played with dice. The first team of students to remove all of the numbers on the game board are declared the winners. To remove a number, the team must correctly answer a question such as, #5; A comparison of unlike things, stating that one is the other.
6th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 16 Downloads
For this African savanna worksheet, students watch the movie, The Lion Kingand then answer ecosystem questions based on the movie. Students review biomes, food chains, and climax communities. This worksheet has 44 fill in blank and 10 short answer questions.
6th - 12th Science 31 Views 390 Downloads
"The Necklace" by Guy de Maupassant
After reading the short story "The Necklace" by Guy de Maupassant, give your readers this two-page packet to assess their reading comprehension. These are not your typical recall questions-instead, readers focus on the climax, types of irony, characters, themes, and setting to answer the questions provided.
7th - 9th Language Arts 27 Views 130 Downloads
How do you assess what your pupils have learned over the course of the year? Find out how competent they are at reading and analyzing age-level literature with the ideas presented here. Included in this resource are two suggested exercises for practice and two sample quizzes with answer keys.
9th - 10th Language Arts 18 Views 34 Downloads CCSS: Designed