Can I Get A Witness?
Students consider difficulties involved in students testifying in criminal trials. Through first-hand experience in the position of either a witness to a crime or an investigator, students explain how various factors shape a person's testimony.
6th - 12th English Language Arts 34 Views 70 Downloads
Can the world be a fair and just place: Task 1 Day 5-6
Projects like this are interesting for kids and engage active learning. Sixth graders research and compose a 2-3 minute oral presentation, PowerPoint, or diorama that expresses the first person historical perspective of an individual...
6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
New Review Parts of Speech: Building Blocks of Grammar (Pronouns)
Pronouns are the most helpful parts of speech! Model the ways that interrogative, indefinite, personal, and demonstrative pronouns can specify meaning and enhance writing with a hands-on activity.
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Voices In the Park
Explore the impact a narrator's point of view has on a story with a reading of the children's book, Voices in the Park by Anthony Browne. Written in four different voices, the story is told and retold from different perspectives to...
1st - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Grades 9-10 Writing Module, Unit 3: Narrative Writing
On July 20, 1969 humans landed on the moon for the first time. As the culminating assignment in a 19-lesson unit on narrative writing, class members imagine what that experience was like and craft a narrative in the voice of Neil...
9th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Tired of receiving papers that have incorrect MLA format? Ensure that your pupils know how to properly format in MLA style by assigning this reference page and practice exercise. Learners create two fake first pages using the information...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
In the Time of the Butterflies: Narrative and Point of View
In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez is written from many points of view. Discuss the unique way she reveals the plot as well as the general benefits and downfalls of various points of view. Next, have class members write...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Writing a Personal Narrative
What is the difference between a news story and a personal narrative? This plan has learners write a personal narrative using the topic of service projects in their community. Consider completing a cross-curricular extension by bringing...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Faulkner's The Sound and the Fury: April Eighth, 1928: Narrating from an 'Ordered Place'?
High schoolers analyze a character of Faulkner's The Sound and the Fury to catch a glimpse of a family and the changes they, and the Old South, undergo. The use of time as it relates to the structure of the plot is covered in this...
9th - 12th English Language Arts