Posters with a "Twist"
Learners examine how posters can depict history and reflect societal issues of an era. They apply principles of poster art to create original posters reflecting society in 19th century England.
9th - 12th English Language Arts 12 Views 15 Downloads
Oliver Twist Goes to Hollywood
How does Oliver Twist, the novel written by Charles Dickens, compare with its screenplay adaptation? Although the activity doesn't require learners to have read the novel, the similarities and differences of the highlighted passages...
5th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Posters: Essential Reading and Writing Lessons in a Handy 11-by-17 Portrait Format
Decorate your classroom with your choices from this poster pack. The pack is made up of 27 different posters that you can print at the suggested 11-by-17 size or on standard printer paper. The posters cover everything from tips for...
6th - 12th English Language Arts
A Study Guide for The Phantom of the Opera
Immerse yourself in the beautiful, twisted world of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera. A detailed lesson plan provides important details about the writing, stagecraft, music, and literary elements of the famous musical, as...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Grade 12 ELA Module 1: Unit 1, Lesson 4
How central ideas are developed in a narrative is the focus of the discussion of chapter 3 of The Autobiography of Malcolm X. Readers use the provided annotated bookmark to record evidence of such ideas as racial identity,...
12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The Fantastiks: Exploring the Longest Running Musical in History
Designing or finding high-interest, engaging activities to extend learning opportunities can be a challenge. Whether or not you plan on using The Fantastiks, try to remember to never say no to adding this menu of activities to your...
8th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Vocabulary Study: A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Like Scrooge, your language arts learners will not shut out the lessons you teach in a vocabulary activity based on Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. Included in the packet is a variety of vocabulary activities and two AP-style writing...
7th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Charles Baudelaire: The Poet of Sickness and Evil
Students work in small groups to read, translate and discuss poetry by Charles Baudelaire. They use a graphic organizer to analyze the poems for Romantic elements and use their observations as a guide for class discussions and essays.
9th - 12th Languages
Dark Materials: Reflecting on Dystopian Themes in Young Adult Literature
The Hunger Games. Maximum Ride. Why is so much of young adult literature so dark? What is the appeal of dystopian literature to young readers? The six activities in this resource ask kids to reflect on some of the reasons this genre has...
7th - 12th English Language Arts
The Meaning of America: Freedom and Individuality
What are the strengths and weaknesses of American individualism and independence? Explore these principles through a close reading of Jack London's To Build a Fire, and engage in high-level discussion with your class by analyzing the...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed