Children of Dune
High schoolers read and analyze the novel, "Children of Dune." They watch the documentary, "Women of Dune," analyze characters, develop a continuation of the story, and complete a worksheet.
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Regents High School Examination Comprehensive Examination in English Session Two (2010)
In this Regents High School Examination Comprehensive Examination worksheet, students read an essay and a poem and answer reading comprehension questions. Students then write an essay based on both passages.
9th - 11th English Language Arts
Heroes and Heroines: King David, Julius Caesar, Cleopatra and Napoleon
Students identify and examine four heroes from history and imaginative literature. They discuss the characteristics of a hero and share perceptions of what makes a hero. By comparing and analyzing a few historical and literary figures,...
10th - 12th English Language Arts
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
Reading Strategies and Literary Elements
Introduce your freshmen to reading comprehension strategies and key literary elements with a year's worth of lessons and exercises. Each lesson focuses on a specific literary device and includes a definition of the term, a passage that...
9th - 10th English Language Arts
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time Quiz
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Haddon's The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
11th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
Sarah, Plain and Tall Study Guide
Patricia MacLachlan’s award-winning novel, Sarah, Plain and Tall, is the focus of a comprehensive study guide. For each chapter, readers answer fact-based and interpretative questions, define and use vocabulary words in a sentence, and...
7th - 9th English Language Arts