Students write a short story together, each person taking part of the plot: situation, explosive incident, rising action, climax, falling action and denouement.
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Grade 9 ELA Module 1: Unit 3, Lesson 17
Romeo and Juliet, act 5, scene 3, lines 139-170 are the focus of this day's lesson. Readers examine the dramatic irony in Juliet's comments, and consider how "lamentable chance" caused by a "greater power" plays a role in the tragedy.
9th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Lesson Plan: Introduction to Plato’s Cave
Can we perceive reality or are we chained by preconceptions that limit our vision? Plato’s allegory “The Cave” serves to introduce nascent philosophers to Plato’s dialogues and hopefully to engender a love of ideas and discourse. A...
10th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
Write a Round-Robin Story
Students discover the elements of a story (introduction, plot, climax, resolution, denouement). In groups of five, one student writes an introduction and passes it to the next person, who writes the plot and passes it to the next person,...
3rd - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Point of View Practice: Narrative Perspective
Excerpts from ten texts (There's something for everyone from Steinbeck's Grapes of Wrath to Covey's Seven Habits of Highly Effective Teens, and more!) provide the springboard for an examination of point of view. For each short excerpt,...
5th - 8th English Language Arts