Mysteries of the Unexplained Activity Worksheets
In these Mysteries of the Unexplained worksheets, students complete several chapter questions and activities that work to advance their understanding of the text.
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Lord of the Flies Unit
How does a society influence and shape individuals? Class members ponder this essential question as they read Lord of the Flies, as well as primary source materials about the historical background of the novel. As a final assessment,...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Grade 12 ELA Module 1, Unit 2, Lesson 3
How does an author sequence events in a narrative so that the events build on one another and create a tone of mystery, growth, or resolution? As part of a study of narrative writing, class members work in pairs to examine the techniques...
12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The Phantom of the Opera
Once your class sees the intriguing cover for The Phantom of the Opera, they are not going to want to put the book down. Guide high school readers through the abridged version of the novel by Jennifer Bassett with a set of activities for...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Huckleberry Finn: A Unit Plan Second Edition
“Person attempting to find a motive in this narrative will be prosecuted.” Ready to face prosecution, banishment, or execution? A five-week unit plan for The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn awaits. A treasure trove of materials, including...
6th - 12th English Language Arts
Analyzing Grammar and Syntax in Ayn Rand's Anthem
“I am. I think. I will.” Seek the secrets of words. Ayn Rand’s Anthem provides the text for a series of exercises that ask readers to analyze how Rand uses antimetabole, epistrophe, parallelism, and repetition to create meaning. Using...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Great Expectations: DRTA Strategy
A Directed Reading Thinking Activity (DRTA) strategy for Great Expectations scaffolds and guides readers as they begin Dicken's novel. Step-by-step directions are provided, as are chapter one pair-share questions, a prediction worksheet,...
10th - 12th English Language Arts
Common Core Teaching and Learning Strategies
Here's a resource that deserves a place in your curriculum library, whether or not your school has adopted the Common Core. Designed for middle and high school language arts classes, the packet is packed with teaching tips, materials,...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Hey Teachers! Get to Know Me!
Foster community in your classroom and encourage learners to get up and get to know each other. Individuals each receive the classmate inventory handout included and use it to fill in information about their fellow scholars. Once they...
7th - 12th English Language Arts