Learners read the epic, Beowulf and examine the nature of good and evil. They compile a list of questions about loyalty tests and take turns asking and answering them. they create Beowulf comic strips and research other epic tales.
11th - 12th English Language Arts 33 Views 116 Downloads
The Stories and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe: Evaluating a Poem
Bring together concepts covered in earlier lessons in the ten-part activity series to analyze one of Poe's most famous poems, "The Raven." Class members discuss many different aspects of the poem and take turns reading lines and...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
More Than Rhyme: Poetry Fundamentals
One of the many challenges in creating a poetry unit is selecting illustrative poems and designing activities to accompany each lesson. Here's a carefully crafted resource that can be used as a poetry unit or the individual lessons can...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Really? Rapping The Odyssey? Really. A discussion of the oral tradition of story telling and its links to Epic poetry sets the stage for a series of activities that encourage improvisation to integrate music into other classrooms....
10th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
End-of-Year Practice Test (Grade 11 ELA/Literacy)
Set up a solid foundation for learners going into Common Core testing by taking some time to complete this practice test. Class members answer questions about both literary and informational texts, with an emphasis on textual evidence....
11th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed