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Third graders describe, represent and compare fractions using pieces of a chocolate bar. In this fractions lesson, 3rd graders demonstrate how to read and write fractions correctly. Students then integrate technology by using the internet to watch a video about vocabulary words. Students then use Microsoft word to type out vocabulary terms and definitions. Students then use active board and doc camera to present their matching fractions and illustrations to the class.
Assign this practice test to your ninth graders reading "Cask of Amontillado," by Edgar Allen Poe. They examine the characters, the plot line, the mood, and different themes in the text during this 32-question quiz.
Students use video and the Internet to make predictions, draw conclusions, determine conflict and point of view while reading a short story. In this short story analysis lesson, students watch a related video and complete a prediction activity. Students discuss the point of view types and research them online. Students discuss the given literary devices and find examples in the story. Students write their own short story.
Students read short stories that are related to adolescent issues and behaviors. In groups, they review the elements of a short story and vocabulary they might need while reading. To end the lesson, they read "Sir Tatton Sykes" character sketch and write their own short story to accompany it.
Have your learners choose an author to study. One resource link gives a list of approved authors. Scholars read at least three works produced by that author and produce three separate book reports as well as a two-page author report. Rubrics are included.
Middle schoolers demonstrate the ability to read independently for extended periods of time in order to derive pleasure and to gain information. They use graphic representations such as charts, graphs, pictures, and graphic organizers as information sources and as a means of organizing information and event logically.
Ninth graders read "A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens. In groups, they analyze the opinions of various philosophers on the French Revoluion. To end the lesson, they take all the information gathered during their readings and write a paper on their own position.
In this characterization worksheet, students identify 7 characters from George Orwell's Animal Farm as they expose each as a main or subordinate character, reveal the character's motivation and main conflict, and note how the character and his motivations have affected the plot.
For this allegory worksheet, students examine the subgenre of allegory as they read a brief description of it and complete a graphic organizer with their observations of the use of allegory in George Orwell's Animal Farm.
Students read a variety of short stories that focus on teenage protagonists. In groups, they answer comprehension questions and discuss the characters and setting for each story. Individually, they choose one writing assignment to complete for each story as well. To end the lesson, they identify their favorite story or discuss how one character reminds them of themselves.
Eleventh graders examine the style of authors. In this writing style lesson, 11th graders read a number of works by the same author in order to determine the author's style. Students rewrite a common poem, rhyme, tale, or legend in the style of the author studied.
In this online interactive literature worksheet, students respond to 7 short answer and essay questions about John Milton's Paradise Lost. Students may check some of their answers online.
Explore the different types of discourse and language with your lecture students in this presentation, which explores "sweet language," "stuffy language," and "poetic language," among others. Helpful for English, Sociology, Semantics, or Writing students, the slide contains two slides of references for teacher and student use.
Students analyze how patriots created ways to communicate during the Revolutionary War. After reading about and discussing ways patriots communicated, students create a chart analyzing the way messages are sent today with the way patriots sent theirs. Students determine which methods are more effective.
In this study guide worksheet, students analyze the plot, characters, and structural devices used in The Death of Ivan Ilych by Leo Tolstoy.
In this quiz worksheet, students determine answers to questions taken from Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson. Students answer 25 multiple choice questions.
Students study New York in three time periods, 1890-1930, 1930's, and 1950's-60's. They discuss themes that are important in each time block. They describe a brief historical picture of each time period before they approach works of photography and poetry.
Students listen to a verbal explanation of the function of deductive reasoning and problem solving. They read one of Donald Sobol's 'Two-Minute Mysteries' and complete a worksheet requiring them to write out the information which is prior knowledge and the informational clues provided by the culprit.
"Well there's more and more people, what do they know?" Help your class connect their lives with history and literature using this resource, which guides them through the lyrics of John Mellencamp's "Pink Houses." Using the images in the song, they can connect events from history or literature to the lyrics in a Six-Trait Writing activity. A complete, step-by-step plan is linked within the activity.
Eleventh graders listen to multiple versions of popular songs. They discuss the spin that different performers put on their songs, and use this as a lead in for various points of view for the same story. Students copy sections from the work of one author, and rewrite the section in their own words.