"The Odyssey" Children's Book Project
Students identify the main events of a story, as well as the characteristics of main characters. They create a studenT book translating a section of "The Odyssey."
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The Crucible Project Sheet
Provide your pupils with 12 project options for The Crucible by Arthur Miller. The first six are creative writing assignments ranging from a letter to the editor to a memoir. Each option comes with a brief description and there is a...
8th - 11th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Early American Novel: Exploring the Emergence of a Genre
Need an extra challenge for your best readers? Check out a unit that uses Hannah Webster Foster’s epistolary novel, The Coquette, published in 1797, as the anchor text. The resource is packed with project ideas; each with its own...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Creating Children's Books
Students collaborate to create a children's book. In this visual arts lesson, student study the components and procedures that go into making a children's book including the shape, size. layout, biographical information about the author,...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Composing and Illustrating Homeric Similes
If you're beginning The Odyssey and would like to address figurative language and basic story elements, this resource could be useful. Over the course of two days, class members identify the main events, explore characters, identify...
9th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Lessons From Childhood: Time Flies: Lesson 3 Is Number 3 Of 15 In Unit Plan
After reading a series of children’s book with positive themes/morals, groups work together to identify the various plot elements. Then young writers try their hand at crafting a tale with a positive theme. A list of suggested picture...
6th - 9th English Language Arts
Create a Book on Tape
Learners of all ages record themselves reading their favorite books with accuracy and feeling. They must read with sound effects and consider the audience for whom the tape is being made. They are assessed based on the quality of their...
3rd - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable