Decisions: Action or Apathy
Students examine the issues of action versus apathy as related to life pressures, values, consequences and career decisions. They read poetry, short stories and plays and respond to issues personally, critically and creatively.
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Identifying Themes in Literature
If your language arts learners have a hard time determining the universal theme of a written work, use a straightforward worksheet to help them find it. After reviewing a list of common themes, kids note the title, character, plot, point...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Quotation Station: Using Quotes in the Classroom
An informative list compiled with quotes, authors, and discussion questions, along with 20 out-of-the-box application ideas, make up the collection of lessons geared to spark dialogue and creative thinking about quotations.
3rd - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Brown Bagging with Short Stories
Students participate in a study of short story elements, applying their knowledge and understanding to a selection of short stories. In this short stories lesson, students read five short story selections, identifying conflict, plot,...
7th - 9th English Language Arts
Muhammad Ali and his Vietnam War Resistance: Defining Nonviolent Action through Gandhi and King
Students research Muhammad Ali's act of civil disobedience. In this civil disobedience instructional activity, students research Ali's defiance of the Vietnam War draft and compare his reasoning to Martin Luther King's thoughts on the...
10th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
Grade 9 ELA Module 4, Unit 1, Lesson 12
Anna McMullen's opinion piece “Bangladesh Factory Collapse: Who Really Pays for our Cheap Clothes?” offers readers another opportunity to examine how writers craft and support their arguments. After reading McMullen's article, class...
9th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed