Writing an Ode
Students explore the theme of the poem, To Autumn, and discuss how autumn is described in the poem. They use the information from class discussion to help them write their own odes.
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Letter Writing and Snail Mail Relay
Use proper letter format and grammar to participate in a mail relay. After completing a pre-test about their knowledge of proper letter format, middle and high schoolers write letters to pupils in other high schools, which are relayed...
8th - 10th English Language Arts
Writing Effective Responses to Literature
Help your middle schoolers respond to literature by using this literary critique lesson. They will discover critique strategies as they employ their knowledge of literary elements to role-play the part of a literary critic reviewing a...
7th - 9th English Language Arts
Writing and Presenting a Persuasive Paper
Ninth graders consider issues in their school or community and take a position. In this persuasive writing lesson, 9th graders view and discuss letters to the editor and editorials from local newspapers. Students gather research and...
9th English Language Arts
Elements of a Novel and Narrative Writing
Tenth graders examine literary elements. In this elements of a novel lesson, 10th graders review the concepts of plot, characterization, setting, point of view, conflicts, mood, tone and imagery as they write their own narrative pieces.
10th English Language Arts
Putting Writing Skills to Work: Writing Business Letters of Request
Students practice the format and elements of business letters by writing a request letter. In this business letter lesson plan, 11th graders review conventions of letter writing and brainstorm about their potential audience. Students...
11th Social Studies & History