Double, Double, Toil and Trouble: A Dual Exploration of Macbeth
Young scholars emulate a key practice of Renaissance theater: doubling. The goal of this lesson is for students to experience-to see, hear, and feel-the differences between characters. Each group presents scenes to the rest of the class.
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African Americans in World War II: Staging a Double V Campaign in the Classroom
The feelings and attitudes of African-Americans during World War II are examined by high schoolers. After watching various clips from "The War," they answer comprehension questions for each section. In groups, they create their own...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
Double Exposure Lesson: Discussions And Experiments About Photography
Students explore photography. They compare/contrast the work of two photographers, create a paper viewfinder and experiment with focusing on topics, take photographs, and display photograph essays about the school.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
New Review Why Should You Read "Macbeth"?
All is fair in motivating readers. And something wickedly wonderful comes from using a short introductory video to double readers' enjoyment of Shakespeare's tragedy about the ambitious Thane of Glamis. It is a tale told by a genius.
6 mins 9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
When is a Noun a Verb? Examining Double Duty Words
Act and act, address and address...there are so many words in our dictionary that can function as nouns or verbs. Start this lesson plan by having your class list as many as they possibly can. When an adequate list presents itself, have...
7th - 12th English Language Arts
Culture Shock: A Fish Out Of Water
Students explore the works of Kalvero Oberg who was one of the first writers to identify five distinct stages of culture shock. They make a double-entry chart about five stages of culture shock and review the concepts in a Socratic Circle.
7th - 9th English Language Arts