Where's My Funny Paper?
Students identify main idea of passages, reading selections, and cartoons.
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My Antonia: Body Biography Book Report
Examine the characters in Willa Cather's My Antonia with a group project. Small groups illustrate their chosen character on a large piece of paper and choose quotes from the text that tell about the character. Where students choose to...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
"Take my Advice": Poems with a Voice
Discuss the meaning of the phrase tone of voice with the class. They respond to a variety of scenarios where a particular tone would be prevalent. They then read "Mother to Son" without knowing the title and answer some questions about...
5th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Reading Literature - My Last Dutchess
Draw back the curtain, add a spot of joy to your class, and let learners be lesson planed by a close reading exercise that models how to develop an interpretation based on evidence drawn from a text. Robert Browning’s dramatic monologue...
11th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
My Antonia: During Reading Strategy
Home in on the quote on this page to explore setting, the author's and character's voices, and plot in Willa Cather's My Antonia. Pupils draw a picture of what is described in the quote, discuss the content, and make connections to their...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
"Where Am I?" Reading Guide and Activities
Did you ever wonder how early sailors were able to navigate their way across the seas? Groups access an article about mapmaking and the New World that details the methods and technologies early explorers used to guide them on their...
7th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Prepositions Can Show Positions in Space
Answer the questions where and when with this handy prepositions worksheet. Twelve questions contain prepositional phrases for your class to find and label; the first one is completed as an example. The resource includes an answer key on...
7th - 9th English Language Arts