This 140-slide PowerPoint is a great tool for guiding students through a more in-depth textual analysis of To Kill a Mockingbird. There is a word cloud for each chapter with a guiding question to help students review the chapter. Additional slides review key passages and push students to deeper anal
These lessons cover the basics of discerning between credible and false journalism (and the gradient between the two), using contemporary (but non-controversial) examples. There is also a slideshow (in PDF format) with links to examples of terms, as well as examples of credible journalism.
Almost everywhere we look, there are everyday people, businesses, and politicians who are attempting to manipulate others with various arguments and advertisements. The only way to truly defend oneself from these persuasive attempts is to understand the use of emotional, character, and logical appea
These lessons cover basics of creative writing over two days, using the short stories of Ernest Hemingway for inspiration. While I love teaching this unit, I’ve found it difficult to concisely title these plans—they include different elements of both reading and writing (and a little bit of literary
This is a discounted bundle for two products:Close Reading PowerPoint:This 151-slide PowerPoint is aligned with Common Core Standards and is a great tool for guiding students through a more in-depth textual analysis of Uglies by Scott Westerfeld. Each chapter is marked by a slide featuring a plot di