Creating an Anthology
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Student compile a poetry anthology. For this literature lesson, students examine notable poetry anthologies. Students then select a theme to build their anthologies of 10 poems pertaining to their chosen theme.
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Sonnet Project 2014: Analysis and Research
Conclude your study of sonnets with a research project that asks individuals to select a sonnet by one of the poets listed in the packet, and complete 10 different assignments based on the selected poem. All work, along with the provided...
11th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
1920s Images and Ideals PowerPoint Project
Young scholars explore Teaching the American Twenties, noting fashion, life styles, Hollywood, key authors, key people, and key events. They explore the sites and note what they can identify from the time period for this collection. They...
9th - 11th English Language Arts
Movie Heroes and the Heroic Journey
An exciting twist on the study of the classical hero and the heroic quest! Using film to explore modern-day tales of heroes, the resource contains complete, ready-to-use lesson plans for as many as twelve days of instruction. Throughout...
11th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Lesson Plan 2: What is a Novel, Anyway?
What makes a novel? Budding authors find inspiration in books they have read, discussing features of fiction and nonfiction. They come up with a list of novels they know of, have read, or have seen as movies. Using a worksheet (not...
6th - 9th English Language Arts
Teaching Persuasive Reading and Writing
With the increasing emphasis on persuasive and argumentative writing, the lessons and strategies in the sample unit are sure to prove valuable—whether you are new to or an experienced pro at teaching persuasive reading and writing.
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Shirley Jackson, The Lottery
Tradition, the importance of rituals, and clearly defined roles for men and women as factors that provide unity in a community come under scrutiny with a reading of Shirley Jackson's "The Lottery." After a whole-class discussion of...
11th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Most Dangerous Game
Psycho, The Blair Witch Project, "The Most Dangerous Game." Even the titles of these tales create goosebumps and it's the setting, both physical and psychological, that instills this sense of dread. After reading Richard Connell's...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable