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Lord of the Rings: The Quest is Achieved
Students analyze what makes a hero in The Lord of the Rings, Book Six. They discuss the characters and the aspects of their behaviors that make them heroes and write essays regarding the climax and heroic gestures of a character. After writing their essays, they research a deceased historical figure and write a tribute for the figure's tombstone.
7th - 9th Language Arts 15 Views 39 Downloads
Story vs. Plot
Students, after reading and discussing the two texts by Flannery O'Connor, "Good Country People" and "Greenleaf," analyze the plot, tone, characters, themes and setting in each story. They write their own short stories dealing with a detailed plot and real-time events including flashbacks, etc.
Higher Ed Language Arts 4 Views 18 Downloads
Social Studies Strategies: Attribute Graph
In this exploring an attribute graph worksheet, students read information and observe an attribute graph about Cinderella, and complete a bar graph about the attributes of a historical figure or climax of events. Students complete one graph.
4th - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 40 Downloads
"Indian Camp": Empathy, Ethics, Ethnicity
Class members have an opportunity to develop empathy as they assume the identity of one of the characters in Ernest Hemingway's short story, "Indian Camp." They write about one event in the story from the point of view and in the voice of their character, craft an extension to the story in Hemingway's voice, and research the writer's life to find parallels between Hemingway's life and the events in the story.
9th - 12th Language Arts 14 Views 14 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Song of the Trees Handouts
Climb into a class reading of Song of the Trees by Mildred D. Taylor with this language arts resource. Complete with key vocabulary, reading comprehension questions, study guide, project ideas, and extra credit opportunities, the foundation is laid for building a literature unit around this novel.
3rd - 7th Language Arts 61 Views 46 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Fifth graders identify the role succession plays in the adaptation of our environment. Students identify pioneer and climax species and order habitats in succession. They recognize that different characteristics of species make them more suitable to early or late succession.
5th Science 3 Views 3 Downloads
Painting Places with Words Using John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men
Useful in an Of Mice and Men unit, or in a unit that focuses on descriptive writing, this lesson prompts young authors to impersonate John Steinbeck's writing style in the opening passages of the novel. A Six Trait writing activity guides them through the process of mimicking the sentence structure, all the way into writing their own descriptive essay about a place they know.
8th - 9th Language Arts 13 Views 68 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Poetry Aloud/Poetry Out Loud
To appreciate the value of seeing and hearing a poetry performance, groups prepare readings of selected poems and then compare and critique their interpretations and videotaped versions of the same poem. Included in the resource are activities, questions to guide groups, as well as full class discussions, links to great video performances, and poetry resources.
9th - 10th Language Arts 17 Views 17 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Short Story Writing Template
Set your learners up for writing clearly organized short stories. This page provides space for planning out the characters, the setting, a conflict, background information, three events, a climax, and the resolution.
6th - 8th Language Arts 19 Views 12 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Narrative Nuts and Bolts
After viewing slides and reading about child labor, young authors compose an original narrative story. They practice note-taking skills and work to effectively engage a reader by incorporating plot, logical order, complex characters, point of view, and setting.
9th - 12th Language Arts 5 Views 38 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Settings That Enhance Mood
It was a dark and stormy night - or maybe it was a bright and sunny day. Either way, the mood has to be established. Clear directions, interesting examples and detailed prompts lead writers into creating moody settings. As part of a writing unit or as an exercised designed to focus on the setting of a text, your class is reading, this resource is a great addition to your curriculum.
7th - 10th Language Arts 3 Views 16 Downloads
Brief, but befitting, this PowerPoint introduces onlookers to the concept of ecological succession. Photos and vivid diagrams bring the process to life. As a bonus, succession in aquatic ecosystems is explored. The presentation concludes with a list of vocabulary terms which viewers can define as a reinforcement exercise.
9th - 12th Science 22 Views 93 Downloads
Short Story Framework
The class gets creative after listening to a short story containing a definitive structure. They are required to think about character, relationship, and setting, while attempting to show rather than tell, in their writing. Dialogue, descriptive language, and actions are the top priority for your young writers.
6th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 8 Downloads
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 8 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
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