Photo-Enhanced Personal Essay
High schoolers practice using a digital camera by taking pictures of classmates, and downloading their own picture to their folders and inserting the pictures to enhance personal essays.
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Grade 12 ELA Module 1: Unit 1, Lesson 15
The discussion of chapter 12 of The Autobiography of Malcolm X focuses on Haley's narrative techniques; particularly how he uses point of view and foreshadowing to build interest and suspense. As homework, class members read and annotate...
12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
How to Write an Essay: Secondary ed.
Whether introducing the structure of expository essays or reviewing the format with your high schoolers, take the time to check out this resource. Examples of seven common forms of introductory paragraphs and six types of conclusions, as...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Getting Personal: Writing College Essays for the Common Application
Develop an understanding of the open-ended questions that are a part of the college Common Application. Future college learners collaborate, discuss prompts acquired from the application, and philosophize on their plan of attack for the...
11th - 12th English Language Arts
Making Do: Learning and Growing Through Adversity
What is it that makes people keep going when they face challenges in life? Ask your class to consider this question in relation to their own experiences and as they read material from The New York Times. Using personal experiences and...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed