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Baz Luhrmann’s 1996 Romeo + Juliet, staring Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes, and Franco Zeffirelli’s 1968 version of William Shakespeare’s tragedy featuring Olivia Hussey and Leonard Whiting as the star-crossed lovers, are the focus of an exercise that asks viewers to consider the tools the filmmakers use in Act III, scene i to create meaning. Fate or personal responsibility? The theme is in the tools, dear viewer.
If you are considering reading Esperanza Rising with your class, this fine packet of worksheets may be what you're looking for. Students read the book in groups, utilize the packet to keep on track with their reading, and respond to what they've read with meaningful activities. Activities include prediction, character analysis, and vocabulary.
If you are considering reading Bearstone with your students, utilize these worksheets for a richer experience! They will help your readers stay on task with their assignments, and elicit significant responses to what they have read. You will also find interesting activities which will facilitate character analysis, prediction and the creation of a story map. Excellent questions are provided for use at the end of each chapter. Beautiful!
Are you considering reading Juan Verdades with your class? Then this packet of worksheets is for you! Learners read the book in groups, and utilize the packet to help them keep on track with their reading, and respond to what they've read with meaningful activities. The activities include prediction, character analysis, cause and effect, and classification of words. Excellent!
Jellybeans Up Your Nose, by Jeff Moss, prompts a discussion of responsible and irresponsible behaviors. After reading and discussing the poem, groups of fifth graders examine a Dr. Seuss-ism, from Geisel’s Seuss-isms, and report back to the class about the kind of responsibility (personal responsibility, environmental responsibility, etc.) of which their Seuss-ism is an example and the consequences of ignoring that responsibility.