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Latin Syntax Review: Mythological Creatures
Young scholars of Latin review elements of Latin syntax, incorporating themes of mythological creatures (Pegasus, Hydra, Polyphemus Minotaur, Medusa, Chimaera) from Ancient Greece and Rome. The use of visuals adds dimension to this lesson.
10th - 12th Technology & Engineering 3 Views 17 Downloads
Latin Tutorial 1: Multiple-Choice Item Writing for Teachers
What are the benefits to providing your learners with multiple-choice questions on quizzes and tests? If you'll be teaching Latin literature this year, read this quick argument to decide which types of questions you'll create.
11th - 12th Languages 3 Views 3 Downloads
New Review The Poetry of Robinson Jeffers: Word Choice and the Value of a Dictionary
Poets generally choose each word carefully, and Robinson Jeffers is no exception to this rule. Look closely at Jeffers' word choice in "Inscription for a Gravestone" and "The Deer Lay Down Their Bones" through discussion and writing. After choosing intriguing words as a class, send small groups off to look up these words in several different reference books and report their findings.
9th - 12th Language Arts 4 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Using Adverbs to Improve Sentences
If you are currently teaching adverbs in your class, this resource might be for you! For this activity, learners review adverbs and example sentences, identify and rewrite sentences with too many adverbs, add adverbs to sentences, and review and assess their adverb knowledge.
3rd - 5th English Language Development 12 Views 339 Downloads
Direct and Indirect Characterization: A Tale of Two Cities --Mr. Lorry
“Very orderly and methodical he looked, with a hand on each knee, and a loud watch ticking a sonorous sermon under his flapped waistcoat, as though it pitted its gravity and longevity against the levity and evanescence of the brisk fire.” Dickens’ diction and syntax can cause readers, even those familiar with 19th Century prose, to stumble.
9th Language Arts 18 Views 43 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Ovid, Metamorphoses IV, 55-166
Students explore one of the most famous Roman poets, Ovid, and his large work, The Metamorphoses. They are encouraged to read Latin literature, students reflect upon the process as one that is inherently worthwhile. Students observe to what degree they are able to use their exploration of Latin grammar and culture on a literary Latin text and manage on their own with the help of the computer.
9th - 10th Language Arts 3 Views 11 Downloads
International Dance Day: Reading and Activities for ELD
A brief passage about International Dance Day, April 29, is accompanied by an array of language activities based in sound ELD practice: cloze exercise, phrase matching, word jumble, multiple choice, sequencing, interview, group presentation, fluency writing, and homework/extension ideas.
3rd - 8th English Language Development 7 Views 120 Downloads
On the March with Julius Caesar
Students, after tracing the route that Julius Caesar took that lead his army into battle, are introduced to the Romance province of Gaul in the first century B.C. They conclude that Caesar was involved in conducting a foreign war in ancient times.
11th - 12th Languages 3 Views 12 Downloads
Reading Poetry: "love is a place" by E. E. Cummings
Show your class how to read, and analyze poetry through the rules of grammar as you explore “love is a place” by E.E. Cummings. Some might consider this plan overbearing and beating poetry to death, which might be true, if you do all of the activities.
6th - 10th Language Arts 205 Views 383 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Improve syntax with this explanatory handout. It clarifies one way to make writing more precise: avoiding nominalization. This resource provides four ways to find and change nominalization problems and 10 sentences to correct. There are no directions for the exercise; however, answers are provided.
10th - Higher Ed Language Arts 3 Views 24 Downloads
Islamic Art; Exploring the Visual Arts of the Middle East
Learners create a monogram, based of the idea of a Turkish Tughra. They examine the connection between writing for communication and writing as an art form. They explore the vocabulary related to the use of art media in the classroom.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 31 Downloads
Delivering a Persuasive Speech
Learners determine the procedures for making a persuasive speech. In this persuasive speech activity, students discuss the skills that are needed to persuade someone. They examine proper body language, speech, and syntax for giving a persuasive speech before they deliver a six to eight minute speech on a topic from the list provided by the teacher.
Pre-K - 6th Language Arts 40 Views 87 Downloads
Swet and sour with a hat
Eleventh graders explore the TI-InterAcitve!. In this Algebra II lesson, 11th graders examine features of the TI-InterActive! including drawing on a Graph, using Stat Plots, exploring the syntax for piecewise functions, and using sliders in order to obtain parametric variations.
11th Math 3 Views 2 Downloads
Where I Live
Students read a book about life in the city and complete literary and reading activities. For this city life book lesson, students complete book preview activities. Students read individually with teacher coaching. Students practice fluent reading, complete a phonics focus, and text response.
2nd - 4th Language Arts 16 Views 58 Downloads
The Apple Pie Tree
Students read The Apple Pie Tree and complete vocabulary, language, and reading activities. In this reading and language lesson, students read the mini book and complete language questions, descriptive terms, vocabulary, language activities, speech activities, and sequencing activities.
4th - 5th Language Arts 6 Views 24 Downloads
Students explore the work of Sha Sha Higby. In this visual arts lesson, students watch a video segment about artist Sha Sha Hugby, study images of her sculptures and performance art, and collaborate to create their own performance art pieces.
K - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 54 Downloads
Speech Therapy Students Interact Between Schools
Pupils use technology to improve their communication skills and have the ability to interact with other speech students attending other elementary schools. Through riddles, games, and other activities, pupils attain their speech and language goals.
K - 6th Language Arts 4 Views 25 Downloads
Geography: Where on Earth Are the Postage Stamp Countries?
Seventh graders research the six European "postage stamp" (small) countries and research interesting facts about them. In groups, they are assigned to one of the six countries of Andorra, Liechtenstein, Malta, Monaco, San Marino, or Vatican City.
7th Social Studies & History 15 Views 49 Downloads