Dead Man Walking
Students consider personal opinions about capital punishment and have an intelligent debate after reading Dead Man Walking by Sister Helen Prejean.
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A Lesson Before Dying: Biography
Prepare your class for a unit on A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest J. Gaines with an excellent set of materials. The first lesson of ten comes with an audio guide about the work as well as an interview of Gaines in a 30-minute video. Young...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Romeo and Juliet, Act IV: Cloze Summary
Fan of the cloze procedure? Present your readers of Romeo and Juliet with a cloze summary of Act IV. The activity could be used to check for understanding or as a group work exercise. The completed paragraphs could also be used as...
9th - 10th English Language Arts
And Then One Night, The Making of Dead Man Walking: Classroom Content
Students examine how art and music help to define and unify a social movement and also how they can function as symbols of protest. They watch KQED program And Then One Night: The Making of Dead Man Walking and discuss what happens when...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
Breaking News English - ESL/EFL Lesson Plan - Disability
Learners complete ESL/EFL reading comprehension and vocabulary building activities. In this ESL/EFL current events lesson, students read or listen to the article "Paralysed Man Takes Hopeful First Steps," (22nd May, 2011). They work on...
9th - 11th English Language Arts
The death penalty; What is your view?
Students write a persuasive essay about the death penalty. Students respond to students at St. Ignatius Catholic High School in Cleveland protesting the death of Adremy Dennis. Students research both sides of the debate, before writing...
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History