A Christmas Memory
High schoolers think about and remember a special Christmas they had with their family when they were younger. They write an essay using vivid descriptions that appeal to the senses.
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Socratic Seminar for: A Christmas Carol
Socratic seminars are a great way to encourage the development of critical thinking, speaking, and listening skills. And Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol is a perfect text for such a seminar. Use the questions in the packet to...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's Christmas Bells
Students read and analyze the anti-slavery poem, "Christmas Bells" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. They discuss the content and form of the poem, write an essay, write an original poem, examine how this anti-slavery poem was converted...
6th - 12th English Language Arts
A Christmas Carol: Fun Trivia Quiz
Online quizzes can be fun for testing reading comprehension; however, this Fun Trivia quiz on A Christmas Carol does not have the rigor necessary for a class assignment. Instead, you may want to suggest your readers take it on their own...
7th - 10th English Language Arts
Truman Capote: Other Voices, Other Rooms
Students read and analyze Truman Capote's autobiographical short story, "A Christmas Memory." They discuss writing styles, conduct Internet research on Truman Capote, write a book review, and write a short story based on one of Truman...
7th - 12th English Language Arts
End of the Year English Activity
High schoolers choose an end of year project. In this end of the year project, students write an informative essay about their their favorite stories, poems, or memories or create a collage depicting their favorites from the year. The...
9th - 12th English Language Arts