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Students define verbal, situational, and dramatic irony, focusing on situational irony in order to read more complex short stories.
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Roots of the Cold War
When and how did the Cold War begin? To answer this question, you will not find a better-organized, in-depth, activity- and inquiry-based resource than this! Executing best teaching practices throughout, each portion of this inquiry...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Why Are We Obsessed with Superheroes?
Iron Man, The Dark Knight, Captain America. Why are we obsessed with superheroes? David Wright provides an answer to this essential question in an article that is sure to grab the attention of even the most reluctant readers. Zounds!
9th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Tension in the Pit and the Pendulum
Readers will get a peculiar thrilling sensation from this reading comprehension exercise that asks them to identify how Poe uses repetition and sensory language to build tension in his short story, "The Pit and the Pendulum."
9th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
How to Recognize a Dystopia
Viewers need not be fans of dystopian literature to be engaged by a short video that traces the development of the genre from Plato to the present. Gulliver's Travels, The Time Machine, The Iron Heel, Brave New World, Animal Farm, and We...
6 mins 9th - 12th English Language Arts