This Common Core aligned lesson is a start to finish lesson featuring the Oxymoron. The lesson begins by providing students with an entrance pass encouraging the students to recognize the conflicting connotations between two words and how their meanings are opposite. It also encourages them to rec
The resource is for a three week period on the theme of Christmas when students are excited about the upcoming holiday. By using picture books and poetry, teachers can keep their interest and still address the outcomes of the curriculum.
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This three-day lesson plan compares Alfred, Lord Tennyson's "The Charge of the Light Brigade" with Wilfred Owen's "Dulce et decorum est." The material includes historical background concerning Queen Victoria, Victorianism, World War I, and the Titanic. Both of the poems are included with footnotes
Today's busy classrooms must use lessons that must teach and provide practice for many skills, standards, and concepts. This fun engaging unit begins with students learning about the function of the parts of speech. Additionally, students learn about the impact on language and how parts of speech c