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"Shooting An Elephant": George Orwell's Essay on His Life in Burma

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High school readers examine George Orwell's essay "Shooting an Elephant" for examples of symbolism, metaphor, connotation, and irony. They analyze how these literary tools convey the writer's main point and contribute to the persuasive...
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"Shooting an Elephant"

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Study selected vocabulary terms in George Orwell's "Shooting an Elephant." A chart includes five selections, and learners must record the connotative and denotative meaning for each. A great look at using the context to define vocabulary...
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Words Matter: Diction and Orwell's "Shooting an Elephant"

For Teachers 10th Standards
Watch your tone! Scholars analyze how diction in George Orwell's Shooting an Elephant contributes to the tone of the text. Readers watch a video, participate in a word splash, and work through a PowerPoint lesson to help them determine...
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"Shooting an Elephant" Critical Reading

For Students 10th - 12th
In this "Shooting an Elephant" critical reading worksheet, students identify the author and general topic of the piece.  Students sum up the message of the author and identify the type of writing.
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George Orwell's Essay on his Life in Burma: "Shooting an Elephant"

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Learners read George Orwell's essay "Shooting an Elephant" as an analysis for the historical context. In this historical analysis lesson, students analyze the main points in the essay to identify its cultural and historical context....
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"Shooting An Elephant": George Orwell's Essay on his Life in Burma

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars read an essay by George Orwell's life in Burma and place it in its cultural and historical context. They identify the main points of the essay and Orwell's use of symbolism in the essay. They explain how each persuasive...
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Elephant Toothpaste

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Get a surprised reaction from trying out the chemical reaction. Scholars conduct a chemical experiment by adding yeast to hydrogen peroxide and dish soap in a plastic bottle. They learn that yeast contains a catalase enzyme that releases...
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African Elephant

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
For this African elephant worksheet, students discuss facts about the elephant, its lifespan, food it eats, its height and weight. Students then color a picture of the elephant. This one page color sheet contains one picture to color.
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News Goggles: Tracking Developing Stories

For Teachers 7th - Higher Ed
A 28-slide presentation introduces viewers to the process reports go through to track and verify developing news stories. Using the reports of the attacks at Atlanta, Georgia, massage parlors as an example, viewers are taught what to...
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1984

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
In this novel analysis worksheet, students use the various sections with online links to complete activities about the novel 1984. Students explore domestic surveillance, the U.S. Patriot Act, online privacy, advertising, doublespeak,...
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I know Why the Caged Bird Sings - Essay Questions

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this literature worksheet, students respond to 15 short answer and essay questions about Angelou's I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. Students may also link to an online interactive quiz on the novel at the bottom of the page.
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Berryman, Roosevelt, and the Teddy Bear

For Students 8th - 12th
Do your historians know the story behind the teddy bear? Background information clues learners in to the context of a political cartoon, which depicts Teddy Roosevelt on his famous hunting trip. They will read about renown cartoonist...
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Berryman, Roosevelt and the Teddy Bear

For Students 8th - 12th
For this current events worksheet, students analyze a political cartoon about the origin of stuffed teddy bears and respond to 3 talking point questions.
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Cartoons for the Classroom: From Toons to Icons

For Students 8th - 12th
In this current events worksheet, learners analyze political cartoons that feature icons like the hot dog and the teddy bear. Students respond to 3 talking point questions.
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Zoos and Captive Breeding

For Students 6th - 8th
After reading pages 470-472 of an unspecified textbook, students compare statements about zoos and captive breeding to information presented in text for statements of truth. Students change statements that are false so that the...
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Oodles of Noodles

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students practice various locomotor skills and creative movement. They find their self space with a noodle and follow the teacher's lead. They create stories to go along with the activities and use their imagination. i.e. "We are...