Preparing for Scholarships
Learners write essays on why they would be a good candidate to receive a certain scholarship. They brainstorm ideas before writing their essay.
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Personal/Social Development: Preparing for Scholarships
Prepare your class for applying to scholarships with this lesson. Although very bare-bones, this plan provides a writing prompt for learners that will surely get them thinking about how to present themselves to the outside world. The...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
Grade 10 ELA Module 1: Unit 2, Lesson 1
The complex relationship between a teacher and his student takes center stage in a lesson that asks readers to pay close attention to how author Ethan Canin introduces his characters, and how he develops the character of the narrator of...
10th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The DREAM Act and the American Dream
Should the US extend government support of higher education to immigrants who have entered the country illegally? To prepare to address this hot-button topic, class members take the American Citizenship Test, annotate an article that...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Is the Death Penalty Constitutional?
Is the death penalty constitutional? To prepare for a Structured Academic Controversy (SAC) activity on this topic, partners brainstorm questions and read primary source documents to find answers to their questions. Groups are then...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Writing Scholarship Application Essays
Eleventh graders practice writing college application essays. For this writing skills lesson, 11th graders complete the steps of the writing process as they write rubrics and essays that would be appropriate for the college application...
11th English Language Arts
Folktales of Zora Neale Hurston
Do you know why woodpeckers have red heads? Why the possum has no hair on its tail? Why a cat has nine lives? Find out by downloading this resource that uses Zora Neale Hurston's collection Mules and Men as the basis of a study of...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable