Mother's Day Trip
Help your class develop their public speaking skills. They write original scripts for informative infomercials, plays, or poetry. They work to present their information with purpose.
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The Big Trip Up Yonder
What would the world look like if there were a way to stop the aging process? Take a look at Kurt Vonnegut's vision of this future in "The Big Trip Up Yonder." Class members read the short story and then respond to a series of text-based...
8th - 11th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Star Sullivan by Maeve Binchy
Students read, analyze and discuss the novel, "Star Sullivan," by Meave Binchy. They research information about the author, outline the setting to the novel, and complete an extract assignment from Chapter 1 to be turned in on a specific...
8th - 10th English Language Arts
An Introduction to Edgar Allan Poe
True!—Do not be nervous—very, very dreadfully nervous about showing this student-produced PowerPoint. The eyes of your pupils will be wide, wide open as events from the life of Edgar Allan Poe are detailed, and vocabulary and key facts...
6th - 9th English Language Arts