Speak pp 78-99
In this Speak comprehension check worksheet, students respond to 30 short answer questions regarding the Laurie Halse Anderson novel, in order to better understand the novel and the author's craft.
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Grade 9 ELA Module 3, Unit 1, Lesson 2
Autism isn't an illness or a disability. Learn about Temple Grandin's unique ability to understand animals though her experience with autism in the first chapter of Animals in Translation. Having read pages 4-8 for homework the night...
9th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Common Core Teaching and Learning Strategies
Here's a resource that deserves a place in your curriculum library, whether or not your school has adopted the Common Core. Designed for middle and high school language arts classes, the packet is packed with teaching tips, materials,...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Lord of the Flies Unit
How does a society influence and shape individuals? Class members ponder this essential question as they read Lord of the Flies, as well as primary source materials about the historical background of the novel. As a final assessment,...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The President’s Desk
What stories can a desk paperweight and picture frame possibly tell us about the president of the United States? Pupils are transported to the desk of President John F. Kennedy through a highly interactive and engaging online interactive...
4th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Grade 12 ELA Module 4: Literary Analysis
Does identify come from within, or is it shaped by external forces? Explore the complex concept of identify with a two-unit module designed for 12th grade language arts. The first unit uses A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams...
12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The Hobbit: The Enchanting Prelude to Lord of the Rings
The Odyssey, Star Wars, The Hunger Games. Odysseus, Luke Skywalker, Katniss Everdeen. Add The Hobbit and Bilbo Baggins to these lists, and you have a unit examining classic and contemporary myths, legends, and folktales with hero and...
6th - 9th English Language Arts
Paper Workshop: Retrofitting Problem Statements
What happens when you're in the middle of a research paper and a new argument arises from the research? Young writers learn to retrofit their problem statements in the middle of the research process with a lesson plan focused on...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed