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When your pupils read an account of an event, are they conscious of the fact that this particular account might focus on certain details, while ignoring others? Open their eyes to bias and varying interpretation of facts with the ideas presented here. The resource includes two quick ideas for meeting the seventh reading informational text standard. Both activities are interactive, but might require some additional planning. Also included is a brief quiz that covers the standard effectively.
Everything you wanted to know about the history of English literature and language but were afraid to ask. From Beowulf to Canterbury Tales, the Knights of the Round Table to Robin Hood, Addison, Fielding, Shakespeare, Swift, and many more are all featured in an overview appropriate for a high school or college level survey of English literature.
Learners view a video of Colonial House, a reality series where people lived according to the standards of European immigrants to the U.S. in 1628. In this colonial history lesson, students research changes in geographic areas over time and share their findings with the class. Learners take notes, create a timeline of events and write a paragraph synthesizing their findings.
Students examine the life and lifestyles of New England colonists in the year 1628, and then investigate what life was like in their own area during the same time period. They watch segments from the PBS hands-on history series COLONIAL HOUSE. Students complete an online virtual "scavenger hunt" by examining various objects from the colonists cottages.
Students read two stories by Nathaniel Hawthorne and write an essay comparing plots and themes. In this Nathaniel Hawthorne short stories instructional activity, students read "Young Goodman Brown" and "The Minister's Black Veil." After a class discussion on theme, students take notes and write an essay to compare the plots and the themes of the two stories.