The Most Dangerous Murder Trial
Ninth graders read and analyze the book "The Most Dangerous Game," by Richard Connell, and role-play a trial of the main character. They research their character, conduct the mock trial, and critique the other groups that put on the trial.
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Star Wars and the Hero's Journey
Is Luke Skywalker the archetype of a literary hero? Follow the path of the Hero's Journey with an engaging lesson that details the plot structure, applies it to Star Wars: A New Hope, and invites class members to choose their own example...
9th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Scottsboro Boys and "To Kill a Mockingbird": Two Trials for the Common Core
Here's a must-have resource for anyone reading To Kill A Mockingbird or using Harper Lee's award-winning novel in a classroom. The packet contains Miss Hollace Ransdall's first-hand, factual account of the trials of the Scottsboro Boys,...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Eliminating Wordiness: Exercise 3
The focus of this writing learning exercise is to have writers revise and edit a three-paragraph passage to eliminate wordiness and repetition. The paragraphs are quite long, and this should take most students quite a while to complete.
5th - 9th English Language Arts