Focus on building suspense as well as evaluating web sites through creative writing. After introducing the idea of suspense and holding a discussion, class members complete a WebQuest, during which they find inspiration for their own scary story.
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Grade 9 ELA Module 2: Unit 1, Lesson 1
Once conceived, a guided set of literary analysis lessons will assist you day and night. Ninth graders take a close look at "The Tell-Tale Heart" and analyze how Poe uses point of view to create questions about the narrator's sanity and...
9th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
New Review Unit: Hamlet
Encourage readers to determine if Hamlet's madness is actually divinest sense. Class members analyze the words of the play before studying related texts, including T.S. Eliot's "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock," scenes from...
11th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Put your common writing errors to rest with this resource, which prompts high schoolers to create eulogies and tombstones for overused and incorrect words. They work on correcting common errors in spelling and usage mistakes in their own...
10th - Higher Ed English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Foreshadowing and Making Predictions
"What happens next?" Using real-life scenarios, movies, images, and other prompts, pupils practice making predictions based on inferences from clues. A SMART board activity takes them from making predictions to writing a prediction...
7th - 9th English Language Arts
A Positive Spin
Study word choice and connotation in advertising. Readers examine campaign ads, both negative and positive, from the 2006 mid-term election before discussing an article and analyze a campaign of any candidate they choose. Finally, they...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable