Do You Judge a Book by Its Cover?
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Learners cut pictures out of magazines that relate to their lives, glue them on bags, and share with classmates.
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Pride and Prejudice: Directed Reading Thinking Activity
Can you judge a book by its cover? Decide who and what Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice is about with a prediction activity. Before reading the first three chapters of the book, kids answer questions based on their interpretation of the...
7th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
A Wizard of Earthsea: What Makes a Book Great?
Ask your class to consider a big question about literature with the novel A Wizard of Earthsea in mind. After a class brainstorm and discussion about the elements of a great book, individuals compose brief essays on why people should or...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
You Canâ€™t Judge a Book by Its Coverâ€¦ But Can You Judge a Book by Its First Line?
In this literary prediction worksheet, students predict the topic, genre, setting, characters, and interest level of a book based on its first line. They research the title and author of the book using the line. They write a short story...
7th - 9th English Language Arts
Songwriting Skill - Elaboration: Jesse McCartney - “How Do You Sleep?”
The practice of developing lyrics by elaborating with sensory details and examples continues in the third lesson on songwriting. This time class members examine Jesse McCartney's "How Do You Sleep?" Using procedures established in the...
5th - 10th English Language Arts
Judging a Book by Its Cover
Here's one of the very few lessons I've seen that works for everyone: kindergartners through college learners! Readers of any age pick out a book from the class library or the school library, that has a damaged cover or jacket. Pupils...
K - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts
Class Collection of Book Reviews
Use Google Docs to create an online class collection of reviews of independent reading books. Throughout the year, learners post reviews for at least two of the novels they read and class members respond to the reviews, providing input...
7th - 12th English Language Arts
Making Do: Learning and Growing Through Adversity
What is it that makes people keep going when they face challenges in life? Ask your class to consider this question in relation to their own experiences and as they read material from The New York Times. Using personal experiences and...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed