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Inventions: Natural & Man-Made
Students identify various inventions and their inventors. As a class, they compare and contrast the Industrial Age with the Information Age and determine the difference between inventions, adaptations and discoveries. They discuss how the invention of the computer is leading us into an even more deeper Information Age.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 18 Downloads
What are the three types of irony? High schoolers engage in a lesson about the use of irony while reading O.Henry's short story "Gift of the Magi." They'll discuss rising action, climax, and resolution in the text before highlighting the use of irony.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 138 Downloads
Tell A Visual Story
Students become aware of a story's sequence by identifying a story's beginning, middle/climax and end. They utilize their auditory and visual/kinesthetic abilities to interpret, organize, and represent a story's sequence in original pictures.
1st - 6th Language Arts 13 Views 24 Downloads
Elements of a Short Story (SMARTboard)
TV for homework? Your pupils' dreams have come true! After reading Sandra Cisneros's "Eleven," they analyze the elements of the story, particularly the plot and and climax. The lesson could work with any short story that you are using to teach plot structure, as the attached files (PowerPoint, homework assignment) are not specific to "Eleven.
7th - 8th Language Arts 9 Views 67 Downloads
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Teachers who are about to read The Adventures of Tom Sawyer with their class may want to check out this PowerPoint. It goes through all of the literary elements present in the book: Characters, Setting, Conflict, Rising Action, Climax, and Resolution.
4th - 5th Language Arts 4 Views 18 Downloads
Short Story Notes
Introduce the genre of the short story to your class. You can make a handout out of this resource or develop extensive notes from the information included. Cover development, characteristics, types, and elements of the short story, with a particular focus on plot, conflict, and character.
6th - 12th Language Arts 16 Views 11 Downloads
Plot and Conflict
Students review the literary elements of plot and conflict. In this plot and conflict lesson, students read a story and answer questions about the plot and conflict within. Students create a concept map for the novel to identify the conflicts outlined in the novel.
7th - Higher Ed Language Arts 17 Views 149 Downloads
Breaking News English: All 33 Chilean Miners Rescued
In this English worksheet, students read "All 33 Chilean Miners Rescued," and then respond to 1 essay, 47 fill in the blank, 7 short answer, 20 matching, and 8 true or false questions about the selection.
5th - 10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Breaking News English: Live Earth Rocks 2 Billion Worldwide
In this English worksheet, students read "Live Earth Rocks 2 Billion Worldwide," and then respond to 1 essay, 47 fill in the blank, 7 short answer, 20 matching, and 8 true or false questions about the selection.
5th - 10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Lord, How Long Wilt Thou Be Angry?
Pupils listen and respond to a piece of Christian music. They decide what the mood of the piece is, where does it climax and what musical techniques were used by Purcell to create tension in the musical example.
10th - 11th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 1 Download
Romeo and Juliet: Insight into Ourselves
Read and discuss Romeo and Juliet with your class. They apply its themes to modern life by analyzing the story. Questions are included to guide the discussion into the are of insight. They will also look at how the issues relate to today's society.
8th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 27 Views 111 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 5 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Anticlimax: Good Stories with Bad Endings
Learners write endings to stories. In this writing endings to stories lesson plan, students rewrite the endings to stories they have read that they believe had an anticlimactic ending. Learners write their ending in a NoteFolio file on their Ti-83 plus.
8th - 10th Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download
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 15 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 21 Views 92 Downloads