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The Bean Tree's - Country Wisdom
Learners read The Bean Trees by Barbara Kingsolver. They find examples of "Country Wisdom" (rules for living) and copy them into a journal. They translate the words into common terms.
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501 Writing Prompts
Never again will you need to worry about coming up with a writing prompt! This packet contains, as it says, 501 prompts that are suitable for fourth graders on up. The prompts are paired into four categories (persuasive, expository,...
4th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Language Arts Worksheets
Looking for some quick grammar warm-ups? What about handy spelling crossword puzzles? Find everything you need with a resource that contains practice worksheets for parts of speech, parts of a sentence, common grammatical errors, tricky...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Meaning of America: National Identity and Why It Matters
Combining a close reading of a classic American text with the study of history can be a very powerful strategy, and this is most certainly the case with this resource using Edward Everett Hale's The Man without a Country. Consider themes...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Bullets, Big Sticks, and The Bean Trees: The Effect of American Foreign Policy Past, Present, and Future
Students examine the Cold War in Central America using literature, music and research. They determine the long term affects of this Cold War on the United States.
9th - 12th English Language Arts