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Mystery of the Real Robinson Crusoe Solved
Students explore the location of the campsite of fictional character Robinson Crusoe. For this ESL lesson, students read an article that discusses the whereabouts of Robinson Crusoe's campsite, then have a class discussion on the article. Several activities follow the class discussion, including drawing a map, completing a vocabulary assignment and taking a quiz.
5th - 8th Language Arts 4 Views 3 Downloads
English Literature Authors and Their Works
Students participate in completing a worksheet where they have to match the authors to the short story or book that they wrote. They have studied English Literature Authors, so this is an assessment piece type of lesson.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 12 Downloads
Teaching the Novel in Context
Students write a context paper. In this teaching the novel in context lesson plan, students view a primary sources to recreate the cultural and historical context of the novel. Students make the connection between the literary text and historical events by researching the setting and discussing historical context in small groups.
Higher Ed Language Arts 7 Views 29 Downloads
Civic Virtue in Democracy
Young scholars identify and describe characteristics of civic virtue. Following a class discussion, they create their own definitions of civic virtue. They write essays based on their own definitions and formulate conclusions on the state of civic virtue in the United States.
9th - 12th Language Arts 11 Views 34 Downloads
Six Trait Writing with Jonathan Swift and Washington Irving
Fourth graders demonstrate and evaluate the six traits of writing. They read and identify good writing and bad writing, utilize a rubric to self-evaluate their own writing, participate in a Reader's Theater, and publish a class book.
4th Language Arts 13 Views 62 Downloads
What's Mongolia Really Like?
Students look at rural Mongolian nomadic culture through the eyes of a Peace Corps Volunteer and examine the dynamics of a people in transition. They give one important reason for migration from a rural to an urban setting and explain the lifestyle choices facing nomadic herders in Mongolia.
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
The Concept of the Hero
Students explore the symbolic implications for the concept of the hero with a focus on the Beowulf theme. In this hero concept lesson, students find specific examples of monsters from Beowulf to complete the chart. Students list the challenges from the story, read critical views of Beowulf, and complete an worksheet that gives modern day examples of Grendels and Beowulfs.
11th - Higher Ed Language Arts 24 Views 138 Downloads
Literature of the Islands and the Sea
Students read an age-appropriate novel in which an island setting plays an important role from a provided list. This will help them understand life on an island. They will analyze the plot, theme, characterization, setting, and style of the book.
4th - 12th Science 7 Views 83 Downloads
Famous Britons-- When Were They Born?
In this social studies worksheet, learners examine the 8 names of famous people from Great Britain. Using Internet research or reference books, students list the famous Britons in the order in which they were born, starting with the earliest in history.
5th - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads