A Visit to the Aquia Episcopal Church
Twelfth graders use a trip to the Aquia Episcopal Church in Virginia for motivation and background information before reading Thomas Gray's "Elegy". They consider the use of sensory metaphors.
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Is Social Media a Trustworthy News Outlet?
Examine the role of social media in social and political uprisings. Pupils listen to NPR audio clips about social media and the Arab Spring and read an article that proposes the idea that revolution will not happen through social media....
7th - 12th English Language Arts
Interracial "Harmony" and the Great Awakening
Can religion cure the social ills of slavery and racism? To answer this question, researchers review what they know about George Whitefield, Lyman Beecher, Charles Finney, Jonathan Edwards, and the Great Awakenings. Then they read...
11th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Reading Comprehension Quiz: The Conquest of England
A brief Wikipedia passage about the Norman conquest of England in 1066 offers readers a chance to demonstrate their comprehension skills. In addition to the text itself, readers must use the provided links to correctly answer the five...
12th English Language Arts
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man Quiz
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, learners respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Jame Joyce's A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
10th - Higher Ed English Language Arts