Lost and Found
Students define depression and examine different factors that cause it.
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Paradise Lost: Identifying Vocabulary
“The mind is its own place. . .” and Milton’s Paradise Lost is sure to expand the vocabulary (and the minds) of young readers. Assist that growth with an activity that asks individuals to first select and define five unfamiliar words,...
7th - 12th English Language Arts
The Poetry of Emily Dickinson: Analyzing a Poem’s Context
Show your learners that a poem's context is important when trying to understand its meaning. First, they discuss "Now I knew I lost her--" and the literal references within the poem, as well as the symbolic references. They then read...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
Don't Get Lost in Story Writing: Story Maps
Ease young writers into the process of writing a story with a colorful presentation on story maps. Viewers use the provided sentence frames to craft a sample story as guided practice. They then draft their own stories to share with the...
4th - 9th English Language Arts
The Lost Art of Democratic Debate
Debates afford our learners the opportunity to become better researchers, critical thinkers, eloquent speakers, and informed participants in our society. If you are planning to host debates in your classroom, try beginning by exploring...
20 mins 9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents Quiz
In this online interactive reading comprehension activity, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Julia Alvarez's How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
9th - Higher Ed English Language Arts