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Expository, Non-Fiction Lessons on Modern Issues: Bundle #1 of 5 Lessons, CCSS
The Common Core has a much-greater focus on non-fiction, informational texts in the English/Language Arts classroom. It’s time to start adding more real-world articles and materials to our literary canon. In these easy-to-deliver non-fiction lesson plans, students will read articles/book excerpts by
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Frederick Douglass, Non-Fiction Activity to use for ANY Novel with Slavery Theme
The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass is a compelling autobiography and provides an honest view of the harshness of life for African-American slaves in the 1800s. Use this 45-minute lesson that includes a slice of Douglass’ narrative to show your students the ugly reality of life in pre-Ci
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Interactive Reading Notebook Nonfiction Activities Common Core Aligned
105 Common Core-aligned interactive nonfiction reading notebook foldable activities for secondary students (grades 6-12). These can be used with ANY nonfiction text (passages not included). This IS included in my Interactive Reading Notebook Mega Bundle. Students will practice numerous skills,
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Expository, Non-Fiction Lesson on Modern Issues: The Trophy Syndrome (CCSS)
The new Common Core has a much-greater focus on non-fiction, informational texts in the English/Language Arts classroom. It’s time to start adding more real-world articles and materials to our literary canon. In this easy-to-deliver non-fiction activity, students will view the commencement speech gi
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Expository, Non-Fiction Lesson on Modern Issues: Schools Want Teens to Sleep In
The new Common Core has a much-greater focus on non-fiction, informational texts in the English/Language Arts classroom. It’s time to start adding more real-world articles and materials to our literary canon. In this easy-to-deliver informational text activity, students will read an article by New Y
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Nonfiction: Tone and Bias in the Media Coverage of Jack the Ripper
Jack the Ripper. One of the most notorious serial killers of all time. And he was never caught. There are over 100 theories about his identity. If you're looking for a high-interest nonfiction topic to get your students interested in analyzing nonfiction, this is it! This activity has two par
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The Devil in the White City Lesson Plans and Teaching Guide
A twenty-day unit designed by The Pedantic Project with a nod to the 11-12 ELA Common Core Standards. The unit begins with a gallery walk that requires students to make predictions and form opinions. After that, the students will divide into groups and use technology to research six components of
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Dialectical Journal:  A Student Guide
This resource is fashioned after the "Dummy's Guide" as it is speaks conversationally to the student on how to organize a dialectical journal and why the journal is an important assignment in an AP course. It offers a step-by-step guide to creating a journal entry - from active reading, annotating,
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How to Read Literature Like a Professor Unit Bundle - AP Lit/ AP Lang
This bundle includes everything you need to teach Thomas C. Foster's "How to Read Literature Like a Professor" to AP Lit or AP Lang students. This massive resource contains the following: 118 slides of detailed notes, with applications to Foster's text and beyond, including novels, plays, songs, poe
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How to Read Literature Like a Professor Notes & Mini-Lessons
This massive slideshow contains 26 mini-lessons, guiding students through a study of Thomas C. Foster's book, "How to Read Literature Like a Professor." Each lesson makes references beyond Foster's text, including additional novels, plays, songs, poems, films, and television shows. In addition to no

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"The Perils of Indifference" Analysis Text-Dependent Questions and Activities
This resource packet contains questions and activities that guide students through a close analysis of Elie Wiesel's speech "The Perils of Indifference: Lessons Learned from a Violent Century" and a brief comparison with Wiesel's Nobel Prize acceptance speech. The analysis activities are in three pa
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Analyzing Nonfiction / Rhetorical Analysis Poster
This acronym enables students to write about the techniques of any nonfiction text. Print a copy for each student so that s/he can keep it front and center in a binder or notebook, or let them use it as a textbook cover page. Every student can benefit from the acronym. And when you tell them to TE-P
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Common Core Informational Reading and Response: One Bad Tweet
This is a series of questions for the informational article “One Bad Tweet can be Costly to a Student Athlete” by Gannett on December 30, 2014. There are 11 questions that relate to the Common Core Standards for informational reading at the secondary level.
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The Promise of a Pencil Leadership Curriculum
Adam Braun's book The Promise of a Pencil provides a wealth of material for teachers to use to promote leadership. Each chapter holds valuable lessons for the reader. Through his mantras, he offers a pathway for defining one's passion and becoming a positive influence for change in the world. T
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Into the Wild Powerpoint Slides
Jon Krakauer's Into the Wild is a nonfiction book that most high school students find relevant, fascinating, and thought provoking. But my experience with teaching the book also revealed that it can be a challenge because it is so chock full of information, much of which could be reinforced through
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A Higher Education: Riveting. Seductive. True. (Yes! A TRUE Story!)
Against all odds honorable Paige sets out to correct the impossible: Save an accredited college program ill-fated for ruin at the hands of a manipulative chairman. Follow in her footsteps as she challenges her superior, and takes on the top administration to correct their institutional apathy. Fra
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Nonfiction Book Project- Technology-based
Get rid of boring Book Reports! Engage your students with technology! This is a technology-based Book Project for a Nonfiction book. This includes: -Assignment Instructions -Requirements -"Smore" information
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Lizzie Borden:  Infamous Murder Case Nonfiction Unit, Tone, Bias, Persuasion
Lizzie Borden was tried and ultimately acquitted for the MURDER of her PARENTS in the 1890s. The trial was controversial. How could a WOMAN possibly hack her parents to death and why? How could this have happened while she was HOME if she didn't do it? In this nonfiction unit, students will read
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Growth Mindset Informational Text | Growth Mindset Nonfiction | Questions
Want to push your students to read more challenging non-fiction, learn why a fixed mindset is detrimental, and engage in metacognitive questions on their reading habits and expectations? Explore the importance of growth mindset with this lesson on a challenging non-fiction article.In the article fe
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In Cold Blood Study Guide - Close Reading Focus
This detailed study guide does not ask comprehension questions; instead, it focuses on text-dependent questions forcing students to go back to the passage and look at imagery, characterization or other resources of language - a technique great for the Common Core. A thorough answer key is provided.
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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass Post Reading Quiz
This quiz assesses students after reading with serveral short answer questions, one paragraph response and 10 multiple choice questions. Students are asked to analyze theme, symbols, and writing style.
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A Unit for Neil Postman's Amusing Ourselves to Death
This is a lesson-by-lesson unit to be used while having a class read Postman's most famous book. It is perfect for the teacher looking to do a one-month media literacy unit.
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Once Upon Charles Dickens- Ebook Fairy Tales and Dickens' Works
This is an ebook download of the book Once Upon Charles Dickens, under my maiden name. I originally published this book in 2006, but the publishing company was bought out and the copyright was returned to me. This book used to be available through Barnes and Noble, Amazon and other sites and stores
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Close Reading - Instructor Notes, Student Template, and Text Dependent Prompts
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As the term suggests, close reading is when students read a text closely to critically analyze the significant details or patterns occurring within it. After conducting a close reading, students will have developed a deep and accurate understanding of the text’s meanings, form, construction, etc.
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