Climax Teacher Resources
Find Climax educational ideas and activities
Showing 61 - 80 of 914 resources
Worksheet: Elements of A Short Story
Four questions about conclusion, climax, tone, and theme make up this worksheet about literary elements. The questions are specific to certain short stories ("The Landlady," "The Tell Tale Heart," "There Will Come Soft Rains," and "The Monkey's Paw") but could be modified for the stories you are reading in class.
7th - 9th Language Arts 48 Views 456 Downloads
Using Commas I
Learning the proper way to use a comma takes a lot of practice. Use this resource to focus on four of the main rules. Writers review using a comma (and a FANBOYS) to join two independent clauses, separate items in a series, separate adjectives, and avoid misreading.
7th - 10th Language Arts 9 Views 35 Downloads
Middle schoolers in particular will benefit from this simple presentation. Forty slides cover story elements like the protagonist, antagonist, and setting, and literary devices are also included. Some examples are given, but for the most part the slides are pretty blank, housing just the term and the definition.
7th - 9th Language Arts 28 Views 83 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
The Language of Literature: Day 69 The Classic Tradition: Romeo and Juliet
Young scholars explain and summarize the plots of two act of Romeo and Juliet. In this language arts lesson, students discuss plot points nad the climax of acts IV and V of Romeo and Juliet. They also discuss the characteristics of tragedy and watch a video clip of the death scene from various interpretations of the play.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads
New Review Narrative Writing
If you're looking to start a unit based around narrative writing, make sure to consider this resource while you're planning. This book covers five topics: writing personal narratives, writing narratives about others, writing narratives about literature, story writing, and composition skills.
5th - 9th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
New Review Literature Circle Guide: The Sign of the Beaver
A thorough, straightforward guide for organizing literature circles in your unit on Elizabeth George Speare's The Sign of the Beaver is both enriching and educational. It includes activities that activate prior knowledge, discussion questions about characterization and plot, and projects after kids have finished reading.
4th - 7th Language Arts 37 Views 25 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Binoculars are used as a metaphor for good descriptive writing. Class members first view a small picture and then an enlarged view of the same image in which the details come into focus. Next, learners examine a paragraph lacking sensory details and one rich in description.
8th Language Arts 139 Views 420 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Story Volcano
Students analyze parts of a story through the sequence of actions. In this story elements lesson, students work in groups to read a story about a volcano and complete a worksheet on the elements within the story. Students then create second scenes that builds cumulatively through the story elements.
4th - 6th Language Arts 42 Views 81 Downloads
Short Story Elements
Students engage in a lesson that investigates the elements that are necessary in a short story. Each element is covered separately while they take notes for each part. Then the teacher points out each element while reading a short story to the class.
4th - 5th Language Arts 62 Views 206 Downloads
What Goes Up Must Come Down
After your class has completed The Cay by Theodore Taylor, assess understanding of the plot. First, model how to fill out a plot line for your class. Next, have class members fill in the plot of The Cay on the provided story map. Invite individuals to glance at the rubric for guidance and consider making this into a collaborative activity.
4th - 7th Language Arts 4 Views 12 Downloads
Story Structure Slide Show
Analyzing the sequence of actions in dramatic stories leads to deeper comprehension of story structure. The class identifies the main actions in each section of a story and develops frozen tableau's for the identified actions of the story. Great for kinesthetic learners!
2nd - 6th Language Arts 34 Views 97 Downloads
Plot Structure PowerPoint Presentation
A plot diagram helps readers visualize the structure of a story. Here’s a presentation that expands upon the traditional diagram and examines plot components (exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution) as well as types of linear plots including chronological order, flashback, and in media res arrangements.
8th - 12th Language Arts 13 Views 32 Downloads
Plot of a Short Story (SMART Board)
Help your pupils track the plot of a short story with this SMART Board activity. Using the short story "The Dinner Party" by Mona Gardner (though the instructional activity would work with any other short story), they define the exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, and resolution in a plot pyramid.
8th Language Arts 9 Views 83 Downloads
In this African savanna instructional activity, students watch the movie, The Lion Kingand then answer ecosystem questions based on the movie. Students review biomes, food chains, and climax communities. This instructional activity has 44 fill in blank and 10 short answer questions.
6th - 12th Science 44 Views 397 Downloads