Literary Scavenger Hunt
Students research literature in a new way by searching the Web in a scavenger hunt for information about books and authors. After the hunt, they publish their answers in an interactive slide show for presentation to the class.
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Main Idea/Supporting Details Scavenger Hunt
Engage your class in a scavenger hunt to find the main ideas and supporting details in a text. They follow the teacher while s/he models how to determine main idea and find supporting details, and then they work independently. A fun way...
7th - 9th English Language Arts
Creating Civic Awareness Through Artistic and Literary Forms
Interpret current events using editorial cartoons and other print media. Middle schoolers explore the meanings of literary and artistic terms such as satire, irony, and caricature. They visit internet sites to develop an understanding of...
7th - 8th English Language Arts
Literature Genres: How Does Your Book Fit In?
Fourth and fifth graders explore literature genres. Working in small groups, they are assigned one genre to investigate. They then create a poster including the characteristics and examples of books in their genre. Finally, they...
4th - 6th English Language Arts
Pictures in Words: Poems of Tennyson and Noyes
Students examine how Tennyson and Noyes use words to paint vivid pictures. They read and analyze two poems, complete an online scavenger hunt, complete a worksheet, and write examples of alliteration, personification, metaphor, simile,...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
Introduction to Edgar Allan Poe
Before reading Edgar Allan Poe's "The Raven" in your class, walk learners through this scavenger hunt that teaches them about Poe's life and works. Though the lesson is designed for 15:1 special education class, it could work in any...
8th Special Education & Programs
News and News Analysis: Navigating Fact and Opinion in the Times
Help your class understand the difference between fact and opinion by exploring the New York Times homepage and articles. In pairs or small groups, pupils complete a scavenger hunt, answering the provided questions. Next, discuss the...
8th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed