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Paradise Lost: Biography of John Milton
A very thorough look at the life of John Milton's life is the focus of this presentation. Complete with important contextual details and facts about his work, the slide show could be a good way to introduce Paradise Lost to your class. The slides read as a basic lecture without a lot of insight, lending well to a discussion among your pupils.
9th - Higher Ed Language Arts 3 Views 9 Downloads
Paradise Lost by John Milton
In this literature instructional activity, students respond to 10 short answer and essay questions about Milton's Paradise Lost. Students may also link to an online interactive quiz on the selection at the bottom of the page.
10th - Higher Ed Language Arts 3 Views 6 Downloads
“In Memoriam:” Influential Economists and Their Theories
Here is a great activity that will help your class members review the theories of classic economists regarding markets, competition, and individual initiative. After dividing into groups, learners will plan a eulogy to celebrate the life of a classical or Keysnesian economist, such as Adam Smith or John Hicks.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 8 Views 9 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
USA vs USSR Fight! The Cold War
In this episode of Crash Course World History, John Green does an excellent job summarizing the reasons behind the ideological clash between the United States and the Soviet Union in the Cold War. Covering early features of the war such as the Marshall Plan and the policy of containment, Green goes on to explore US efforts around the globe to stop the spread of communism, and the lasting implications of those endeavors.
12 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 12 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Of Mice and Men and Migrant Farm Workers of the Great Depression
As part of their study of John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men, class members explore the lives of migrant workers during the Great Depression. Groups examine primary and secondary sources to gain an understanding of the travails of men like George Milton and Lennie Small.
9th - 12th Language Arts 33 Views 155 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck: Clouds on the Horizon--Foreshadowing
The seeds of tragedy are planted early in John Steinbeck's story of migrant workers George Milton and Lenny Small. Nurture the imagination of readers by asking them to craft predictions about what will grow out of events in chapters one and two.
6th - 9th Language Arts 3 Views 15 Downloads
Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
Explore the life and writing of John Steinbeck. A 48-slide presentation introduces the famous American author, his California heritage, and his impressive collection of published work. Viewers are then introduced to Of Mice and Men, one of his most popular novels.
7th - 12th Language Arts 10 Views 48 Downloads
Identifying Vocabulary in Paradise Lost
“The mind is its own place. . .” and Milton’s Paradise Lost is sure to expand the vocabulary (and the minds) of young readers. Assist that growth with an activity that asks individuals to first select and define five unfamiliar words, and then share these words in groups.
7th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
Paradise Lost: Book II
Providing a synopsis of Book II from John Milton's Paradise Lost, the first few slides from this presentation could be a good way to culminate a night's reading in your language arts class. The rest of the presentation includes the entire text of the book, which could be helpful as you discuss specific parts of the reading, but you will need to add most of your own commentary.
9th - Higher Ed Language Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
Paradise Lost, Books III and IV
A short synopsis of Book III from John Milton's Paradise Lost opens this presentation, which would be a good way to discuss a previous night's reading. The slide show goes on to address Book IV, first including the synopsis and then providing the text (lines 1-535).
10th - Higher Ed Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Paradise Lost, Book IX
Providing first a short overview of Book IX from Paradise Lost by John Milton, this presentation would be a good way to discuss a previous night's reading, or to guide pupils through the book itself. The rest of the slide show contains the text from Book IX, with key phrases highlighted in red.
12th - Higher Ed Language Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck: Chrono-Log
A chrono-log enables readers to see the natural progression of events in Steinbeck's tragic tale of Geroge Milton and Lennie Small. By beginning with the reason for their flight from Weed, learners are able to track the escalation of Lennie's destructive behaviors and comprehend the inevitability of George's response in the final scene.
6th - 9th Language Arts 3 Views 5 Downloads
Biopoem Strategy as Part of a Character Analysis for Of Mice and Men
Readers of John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men will learn much “more than what (is) said to them” as they use the biopoem format and craft a poem about one of the major characters in Steinbeck’s tragic story of Geroge Milton and Lennie Small. The resource includes directions and a template of the biopoem formula.
8th - 9th Language Arts 7 Views 25 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
To memorize, or not to memorize: that is the question. Whether 'tis nobler to suffer the fear and anguish of committing a poem to memory, to endure the heartache, to shuffle off this fear, and face the stares of classmates with the hue of resolution, or to refuse to face this sea of troubles and to sleep.
7th - 12th Language Arts 14 Views 9 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable