Exercise in Perspective
In this exercise in perspectives, students are required to analyze a topic by completing six different activities. Students can work in groups, pairs or independently to complete the activity.
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The Little Prince: Response to Art Exercise
Depending on your perspective, solitude can be lovely or very, very lonely. Kids take a look at the simple landscape illustrated in Antoine de Saint Éxupery's The Little Prince, and write a short journal entry about their perception of...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Writing Exercises: The Spread of Islam IV
Islam is one of the world major religions that has spread rapidly throughout the world. These comprehension questions require learners to have read text related to major Islamic contributions, the Muslim perspective on slavery, and the...
7th - 9th English Language Arts
Should the Use of Trans Fats in Foods be Regulated?
As part of a series of exercises that prepare learners to engage in meaningful, academic discussion of controversial issues, individuals interview classmates and record their responses on the provided opinion continuum. To prepare for...
7th - 10th English Language Arts
The Great Gatsby: Narrative and Point of View
Thanks to Nick Carraway, readers of The Great Gatsby are simultaneously "within and without. . . enchanted and repelled" by his first person narration of the events in F. Scott Fitzgerald's story of the American Dream/Nightmare. After...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Grade 9 ELA Module 3, Unit 3, Lesson 1
The opening exercise in this instructional unit introduces class members to the writing process they will follow to craft an informative, expository research paper that addresses their research question. To begin, writers are asked to...
9th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Grade 12 ELA Module 2
The second module in a series for high school seniors focuses on tracking the central idea of a text across genres, and from multiple author and character perspectives. Twelfth graders read a speech by Benazir Bhutto entitled "Ideas Live...
12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
In God We Trust; All Others Pay Cash
Learners review their knowledge on the First Amendment. After reading an article, they identify specific church and state issues. Using the Internet, they research President Bush's proposal from a specific point of view. They summarize...
5th - 12th English Language Arts