Synectics - creative metaphors technique
Students create new ways of thinking about old things. They may use a modified approach to make unfamiliar material familiar (after teacher provides brief introductory materials, for example).
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Grade 12 ELA Module 1, Unit 2, Lesson 6
The final lesson in this narrative writing unit asks class members to craft a multi-paragraph essay in which they reflect on the structural elements Leslie Marmon Silko employs in her "Yellow Woman and a Beauty of the Spirit."
12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Imagery and Sound Devices: In Preparation for Reading Ray Bradbury's Dandelion Wine
Twelfth graders analyze Ray Bradbury's use of techniques and elements of fiction as well as nonfiction in the novel Dandelion Wine. In this novel analysis lesson, 12th graders analyze the sensory techniques in Dandelion Wine. Students...
12th English Language Arts
“House by the Railroad”: A Painting and a Poem for the Common Core
Introduce your class to ekphrastic poetry with an exercise that asks them to examine Edward Hooper's painting House by the Railroad and Edward Hirsch's poem "Edward Hopper and the House By the Railroad." After a close reading of the two...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed