Adventure and Escape
Students are exposed to literature that is focused on the theme of adventure and escapism. They are encouraged to enjoy the story and remember times of play with significant others.
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Creating Original Historical Fiction Using Henry "Box" Brown's Narrative and Runaway Slave Ads
Young historians discover the experiences of runaway slaves after reading the brief biography and narrative excerpt of Henry "Box" Brown, who escaped slavery by having himself shipped away in a crate and popularized his flight in a...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Running Out of Time: Concept Analysis
Tap into the information included in this in-depth analysis of Running Out of Time when planning your unit. The document includes a plot summary, analysis of the literary elements in the novel, implications for various student groups,...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer: Study Help Essay Questions
Use these study questions to test your class on The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain. These mostly higher-level questions have the potential to be test questions, discussion questions, homework questions, or essay questions. The...
5th - 8th English Language Arts
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass Theme of Violence
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 4 short answer and essay questions based on themes in Lewis Carroll's Alice’s Adventures Through the Looking Glass. Students may also complete their choice of 3 reading...
6th - 10th English Language Arts
Finding Treasure Island; An Exciting Escape
Learners read Treasure Island. They have a choice of a number of activities associated with the novel, including writing a review of the book. Students also participate in a National Geographic High Seas Adventure, going on an Internet...
1st - 5th English Language Arts