Argument Analysis: Regifting - a winter holiday activity now updated with a shareable Google Slides version for distance learning!A complete mini-unit for analyzing nonfiction text, practicing speaking and listening skills, and writing an argument essay complete with original data graphs. Students w
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
Common Core ELA Standards Checklists Bundle for High School, Grades 9-12
This bundle combines both the Grades 11-12 and Grades 9-10 Common Core State Standards Checklists for English Language Arts.
This IS included in my Common Core Bundle for Grades 9-12
You get 120+ pages featuring all of the
Argumentative and Debate Topic Cards with Teacher's Guidelines and Instructions, Student Handouts, and Grading Rubrics (Aligned with the Common Core State Standards)
If you want to have a classroom debate but don't know where to begin or how to run one, this resource is for you. I've included topic
Make civics practical and exciting for students using this Social Studies simulation that allows students to experience the Legislative Branch! Students will participate in writing bills for their school, community, or state while learning the various stages within the lawmaking process. All voice
The Common Core Standards call for students to engage in argumentation as well as collaborative discussion. This 18-day unit for middle and high school (differentiated) hits on a wide array of reading, writing, speaking, and listening standards.
Persuasive writing is a thing of the past -It was al
Teach an engaging and rigorous Frankenstein unit with the BritLitWit bundle! You'll get everything you need to ensure that students comprehend the plot details and connect with the classic messages of the novel.What's included:Teacher pacing guide: A table identifies the sequence and amount of time
12 Angry Men by Reginald Rose for middle school and high school language arts. This lessons will engage your students, invoke critical thinking, and promote high-level discussions. Lessons, assessments, performance pack, and more! Motivate your students - even the reluctant readers by performing, no
NEW IN 2020: Rigorous! Thought-provoking! Discussion-based! This 100-page EDITABLE curriculum has everything you'll need for profoundly stimulating lessons on Mary Shelley's Frankenstein!! Invite your class to engage in student-driven discussions without compromising on intellectual rigor. The pre-r
Editable Common Core ELA Standards Checklists Grades 11-12 - easy to use and customize!This IS included in my Common Core Bundle for Grades 9-12ANDCommon Core ELA Standards Checklists for High School Grades 9-12This 60-page resource features all of the English Language Arts Common Core Standards in
This 138-page Hamlet Literature Guide includes everything you need to teach Shakespeare's Hamlet with ease. Ready-to-use, standards-aligned activities, lesson plans, quizzes, test, essay prompts, project ideas, and more.Perfect for student-directed distance learning or homeschooling, however, this p
Want to teach students about banned books and the perils of censorship? Try this engaging mini unit on literary censorship with regards to banned and challenged books. This unit is perfect for September as it is Banned Books Month, for a genre study, for an independent novel study, for a common lite
FREE - To Kill a Mockingbird Introduction Guided KWL Anticipatory Activity
Aligned with the Common Core State Standards for speaking and listening, reading, and writing.
This is a great introduction to the novel To Kill a Mockingbird. This activity is fun for the students and gets them interested
Common Core State Standards Speaking & Listening Rubrics Bundle Grades 9-12
This IS included in my Common Core Bundle for Grades 9-12
These rubrics will be helpful for student assessment of the Common Core State Standards for speaking and listening. They can be used in ALL content areas and b
This 189 PAGE HAMLET COMPREHENSIVE UNIT PLAN includes anticipation guides, making inferences activities, socratic seminars, discussion activities, chapter analyses, reading guides, reading quizzes, group activities, web-quests, graphic organizers, classroom debates, vocabulary lists, quizzes, writin
The War Poems and Poets Presentation and Handouts covers the following poets and poems: Wilfred Owen's "Dulce Et Decorum Est" and "Anthem for a Doomed Youth;" John McCrae's "In Flanders Fields;" Randall Jarrell's "The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner;" and the song comparisons "One" by Metallica and
This is a fun, engaging lesson for teaching the LISTENING PROCESS, TYPES OF LISTENING & LISTENERS, and BARRIERS TO LISTENING that your students will be sure to enjoy!
* EDITABLE 28-slide powerpoint
* 3 entertaining video examples (**PLEASE NOTE: These videos come from youtu
Common Core Speaking & Listening Rating Scales are informal evaluation tools to help determine education impact of speech & language disorders in the classroom, as well as to aide in documenting standard mastery, therapy baselines and postlines, or progress monitoring from grade to grade. I
This powerpoint is colorful and assesses poetry and figurative language knowledge using poetry scenes from popular movies, followed by a question about the poem given.
After creating a video quiz over main idea, I discovered that my students were actively engaged the entire lesson, while still givi
Are struggling to teach a unit on The Crucible that is both rigorous and fun? If your students’ experience of Miller’s classic play involves filling out meaningless worksheets, sitting silently while you give powerpoint lectures, or waiting for you to explain the play to them, you’re doing them a g
Looking for some engaging no-prep activities to introduce your classes to growth mindset?Teachers know how important it is to teach students about growth mindset, but it’s not enough to hang some posters or teach them some popular catch phrases about effort. This kind of well-intentioned instruction
Together, this CPR Unit and First Aid Unit includes:*2 Slideshows (CPR, Choking and First Aid-both in Keynote and Powerpoint formats)*2 Class note packets following along with each slideshow presentation*4 class activities (2 situation/role play scenarios & 2 fun group presentations)*2 separate
NEW IN 2020: Rigorous! Thought-provoking! Discussion-based! This 135-page EDITABLE curriculum has everything you'll need for profoundly stimulating lessons on Willa Cather's My Ántonia!! Invite your class to engage in student-driven discussions without compromising on intellectual rigor. The pre-rea
This study unit makes teaching 1984 by George Orwell a cinch. It includes notes, multiple quizzes, a comprehensive test, and Student Learning Objective quizzes that coordinate with the state standards. This is the unit you need to buy!I updated this unit recently. It now includes many activities, jo