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The Grapes of Wrath: The Plot Unfolds
"You're bound to get idears if you go thinkin' about stuff." Readers are asked to think about what they see as the important turning points in The Grapes of Wrath. Groups are then asked to think about what scenes could be eliminated if they were to produce a movie of this massive novel.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable
J’adore Blackpool, Chuck*: YouTube Lures the French to the British Seaside Resort
Ninth graders explore the British seaside resort Blackpool. In this British Travel ESL lesson, 9th graders read an article and answer guided reading questions. Students create a short story about what a person did in Blackpool.
9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 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 14 Views 68 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Creating found poetry from picture books
Poetry is everywhere even when it is found in the words of picture books designed for young children. Your young poets continue their development in using and identifying literary devices, and the basic elements of story as they read and explore the words in storytelling.
7th Language Arts 31 Views 46 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review A Guide for Using A Christmas Carol in the Classroom
The materials in this 48-page packet are designed to supplement a unit study of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. Included are vocabulary lists and activities, discussion questions and quizzes, book report ideas, a bibliography of related reading, suggestions for crafting unscripted scenes, and much, much more.
6th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Your class can learn about Amelia Earhart and practice important comprehension skills here. Learners answer questions about cause and effect, compare texts, and discuss similes and metaphors after reading Amelia Earhart: Free in the Skies by Robert Burleigh.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 37 Views 447 Downloads
Here is a 46-slide presentation whose focus is on ways to describe characters in stories, how to create story characters, and how to show a character's personality in a student-created story. The colorful and engaging slides give lots and lots of great ideas for characterization.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 15 Views 56 Downloads
Lesson Plan 11: Beginnings
Every good novel needs a solid beginning! Setting the stage can have your budding authors stumped, so use this instructional activity to get them thinking. After examining the plot rollercoaster image (included) they consider the four places their story could start: beginning, inciting incident, middle, and end.
5th - 9th Language Arts 137 Views 185 Downloads
Lesson Plan 17: Novel, Take 2
It's all about using peer resources in this writing process instructional activity, which includes a fantastic novel revision worksheet packet. Learners have read a partner's story draft the night before, and groups have a "lightning round of praise" giving compliments about the novel they read.
3rd - 8th Language Arts 37 Views 71 Downloads
Playing Detective: Foreshadowing in Dahl's "The Landlady"
Roald Dahl's suspenseful story "The Landlady" is the focus of this superb resource for teaching foreshadowing. A captivating introduction to foreshadowing that includes looking for actual shadows will lasso your kinesthetic and visual learners.
6th - 9th Language Arts 64 Views 140 Downloads
Dragonwings: Evaluate Chapters 10-12
As your class finishes the novel Dragonwings, use these culminating projects. A vocabulary list is given for chapters eleven and twelve and either an epitaph or letter activity concludes the book. The final project consists of creating a newspaper in groups that includes researched information about the historical time period, letters to the editor, and political cartoons.
6th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
Hamlet and the Elizabethan Revenge Ethic in Text and Film
Students research the social context of Elizabethan England for Shakespeare's "Hamlet". They identify cultural influences on the play focusing on the theme of revenge and then analyze and compare film interpretations of the play.
9th - 12th Language Arts 4 Views 40 Downloads
Hamlet Meets Chushingura: Traditions of the Revenge Tragedy
Students read texts, view film and video and conduct research in an analysis and comparison of Shakespeare's "Hamlet" and the Kabuki piece "Chushingura". They focus their analysis on the theme of revenge.
9th - 12th Language Arts 4 Views 15 Downloads
Migrations: Dance Stories about the Journeys of People
Bring social studies to life! This interdisciplinary lesson has young writers tell the story of the migration of diverse groups of people to the United States. Pupils view the work of selected choreographers and discuss how dance often tells a story.
4th - 7th Visual & Performing Arts 28 Views 262 Downloads
Questions for The Joy Luck Club film, 1993 version
Facilitate film analysis of The Joy Luck Club with these questions. As viewers watch the 1993 version by Wayne Wang of Amy Tan's classic novel, they explore key concepts specific to the film. Questions include description and higher-order thinking skills as well as crossover with history and other novels.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 8 Downloads
Exploring Character Traits and Actions
Exploring character traits is a fascinating process. First, read Song of the Trees, by Mildred Taylor, and then utilize technology to determine the character traits of the main characters from the story. The Microsoft Word files needed to complete the lesson are embedded in the plan.
6th Language Arts 34 Views 70 Downloads
Julie of the Wolves
Learners reading the book Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George can enhance their understanding of the novel using this comprehensive activity. High schoolers can use the graphic organizers to display information and the many comprehension questions to check for understanding.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 23 Downloads
Use the story "Bearstone" by Will Hobbs to explore issues related to growing up. In this work, a troubled teen finds himself through an adventure in the wilderness. Learners practice summarizing, drawing inferences and conclusions, and identifying similes while answering the questions in this resource.
9th - 12th Language Arts 12 Views 49 Downloads
Julie of the Wolves
Have your class practice their comprehension skills using this resource. After reading Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George, learners engage in cause and effect activities, identify story elements and figurative language, and compare texts.
4th - 8th Language Arts 14 Views 303 Downloads