Florida's Story in Pictures: The Paintings of Mary Adore Coloney
Students examine Mary Adore Coloney's paintings and listen to her biographical information. They create their own collages based on her work.
9th - 12th English Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
New Review Active Viewing Strategies
A woman sits alone in a restaurant. Is she lonely? Happy in her solace? Weary after a long day? Practice making inferences with a five-strategy viewing activity. High schoolers view Automat by Thomas Hopper and monitor their reactions to...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Don't Reanimate Corpses! Frankenstein Part 1
"Who is more human? Victor Frankenstein or the nameless monster he created?" This, according to the narrator of a two-part presentation on Frankenstein, is the essential question. The video begins with a summary of the action of the...
13 mins 9th - 12th English Language Arts
Narrative of the Captivity Close Reading
The instructor models close reading, read aloud, think aloud, and text marking strategies before class members tackle Mary White Rowlandson's story of her experiences and reflections on the time spent as a captive during King Philip's...
11th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Art as Advocacy for Social Change
“Humanscape No.65” by Melesia Casas and Ester Hernandez’s “Sun Maid Raisins” launch a study of how works of art can advocate for social change. After examining these two works and discussing the human rights issues raised, class members...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Designed
“House by the Railroad”: A Painting and a Poem for the Common Core
Introduce your class to ekphrastic poetry with an exercise that asks them to examine Edward Hooper's painting House by the Railroad and Edward Hirsch's poem "Edward Hopper and the House By the Railroad." After a close reading of the two...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed