Students listen to musical selections that were renamed and rewritten to become hits. They examine how editing improves writing pieces.
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Social Movements in American Politics
Students explore American social movements. In this writing skills activity, students read Orwell's "Politics and the English." Students then apply the rules for writing that are included in the piece. Students follow-up by completing a...
12th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
"People Everyday" offers class members an opportunity to develop their literacy analysis skills and to develop media literacy. Guided by an included list of discussion questions, groups examaine the word choice, literary devices used,...
11th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
"Music Be the Food Of Love": Found Poetry with Shakespeare and Hip Hop
Learners create found poetry using lines from hip hop songs and Shakespeare's plays. They try to rewrite the words to music so that more people can explain Shakespeare's plays. They discuss the results of the activity.
9th - 12th English Language Arts