Ninth graders explore the rules of the Modern Language Association for the correct development of a bibliography. The information, punctuation, order, indention, and spacing for the format of the entries are stressed in this activity.
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Mississippi Trial, 1955: Culminating Writing Project (Multi-Genre Final Portfolio)
Designed as the final project concluding a study of Mississippi Trial, 1955, readers select a character from Crowe's novel and craft a portfolio of six entries that reveal not only aspects of the character, but similarities between the...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
The Roots of Prohibition: Examining the Effort to Prohibit Alcohol in America
Five segements from Ken Burns' documentary series Prohibition, easily accessed on the PBS website, are at the center of a terrific short unit on the roots of America's ambivalent relationship with alcohol. Engage your secondary class...
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills
Using Citation Machine to Create a Bibliography
Utilize technology to make citations and format easy! The website Citation Machine allows you to put an ISBN into the search and receive an automated entry for a Works Cited page or Bibliography. Take your class through citing sources...
8th - 10th English Language Arts
Changing Times, Changing Styles: New Japanese Literary Styles of the Late Nineteenth Century
Focusing on Doppo's "Unforgettable People" and late nineteenth century Japanese literature, this resource also leads to discussions of form being dictated by content. Explore the development of new literary styles first-hand by...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed