Jackie Chan and James Bond Movies
Young scholars investigate similarities and differences between popular films made in Asia and those made in the West.
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James Bond in a Honda? Trial Simulation
Your class members will take on the roles of jury members in this exciting simulation. After reading a detailed script and reviewing pieces of evidence, they will determine whether Honda violated copyright and copied James Bond.
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Interpreting the Story: Focus on Style
The mock secret agent style of Mark Wenham’s short story “The Great Egg-Heist” is sure to engage your sophomores. After reading the story, class members note the spy story conventions and language Wenham uses and discuss how these...
10th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
TIME For Kids: "The Next Action Hero"
Fans of martial arts and action movies will especially enjoy this TIME for Kids activity about Tony Jaa. After reading the short article about Jaa, middle schoolers answer three reading comprehension questions and three literary analysis...
7th - 9th English Language Arts
501 Writing Prompts
Never again will you need to worry about coming up with a writing prompt! This packet contains, as it says, 501 prompts that are suitable for fourth graders on up. The prompts are paired into four categories (persuasive, expository,...
4th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Tools for ESL Lesson Planning
Whether you are new to teaching language learners or an experienced pro you will find much to like in this massive tool kit. The 195-page packets contains teaching tips and tools, sample lesson plans and activities, worksheets and...
6th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
What Lies Beneath: A Strategy for Introducing Literary Symbolism
“It’s not about what it is, it’s about what it can become.” You’re never too old for Dr. Seuss and using The Sneetches and The Lorax is a great way to introduce readers to allegories, parables, and literary symbolism. The lessons...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable