Outside the House
For this Blakesley Hall worksheet, students respond to 15 short answer and drawing questions regarding their observations of the hall.
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Student Workbook - The Outsiders
S.E. Hinton's The Outsiders is powerful novel that speaks to adolescents. Support your pupils' study of The Outsiders with the materials in this packet. The materials consist of a reading log, prereading activities, reading comprehension...
6th - 9th English Language Arts
New Review Relocating Residents: The Impact of Housing on Community
Sama Maydani and Sarah Kuck's film, Even the Walls, that explores the benefits and drawbacks of gentrification in downtown Seattle, asks viewers to consider how houses, apartment buildings, and outdoor spaces can be designed to build a...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The Poetry of Robinson Jeffers: Allusions
An allusion can help a writer get a complex idea across with just a few words by tapping into shared cultural knowledge and memory. Examine this phenomenon in Robinson Jeffers' poems "To the House" and "Hooded Night." Learners discuss...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Vocabulary Study: The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton
The Greasers and the Socs may not be familiar with these words, but your young readers should be. Knowledge of 50 vocabulary words drawn from The Outsiders, will not only help readers comprehend S. E. Hinton’s famous coming-of-age novel,...
8th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Character Analysis - "Edna's Ruthie" from The House on Mango Street
The residents of Mango Street come alive because of the language Sandra Cisneros uses. Readers examine this language, particularly appositives, to see how how Cisneros builds the character of Edna's Ruthie.
7th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed