Looking for a fresh approach to pull your students into Romeo and Juliet? William Shakespeare’s timeless tale of tragic love will enthrall your students when you use this MASSIVE bundle of interactive, multimedia lessons. This package includes FIVE WEEKS OF COMPLETE LESSON MATERIALS designed to chal
Bring energy and excitement to your unit on The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn with this MASSIVE bundle of beautifully designed materials that will take your class through FIVE FULL WEEKS OF COMPLETE LESSONS covering Mark Twain’s classic American novel. Everything you’ll need is here; just add a cla
Debate Resources: This resource has everything you need to set up and implement a formal debate in your classroom. Use debates to improve your students’ research, writing, speaking, and listening skills.
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Looking for a fresh approach to pull your students into A Midsummer Night’s Dream? William Shakespeare’s hilarious tale of love and magic will enthrall your students when you use this MASSIVE bundle of interactive, multimedia lessons. This package includes FIVE WEEKS OF COMPLETE LESSON MATERIALS des
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
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
Teach your students how to “read” a movie in just the same way that we closely read literature with this five-day lesson that begins with a study of Brian Aldiss’ short story, “Supertoys Last All Summer Long,” the inspiration for A.I. Artificial Intelligence, a 2001 film directed by Steven Spielberg
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 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
Your students will be engaged in this fun and interactive activity. Cooperative groups will work together to predict the compromises of the Constitution. White boards can be used to display their predictions and points will be awarded to those groups who predicted correctly!
After the answers ar
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 fr
This is an engaging lesson for teaching ETHICS/INTEGRITY that your students will be sure to remember!
Have you seen the ABC show titled "What Would You Do?" that tests peoples integrity by putting them in uncomfortable situations to see how they respond? This episode shows a homeless ma
Fun and cross-curricular learning about Irish culture and history is not just for St. Patrick's Day - it's interesting and CCSS-based year round! Informational Reading, Map Analysis, Color-Coding, Summarizing, Categorizing, Design, and more! Your packet includes: a designer edition and a printer-fri
Common Core English Posters: These 88 posters use "I can..." statements for each of the grade 9-10 English Language Arts Common Core Standards. Print, laminate and you have ready to use posters to display in your class as you cover the essential standards!
The Hobbit – Common Core Curriculum Standards
Everything needed to have a student-led group project, a Literature Circle, over The Hobbit s included in this lesson. The unit will require 18 days for students to read the text within their literature circle, with an additional 3 days for reading quiz
Two Thumbs Up--Five enjoyable activities that finally legitimize showing movies in the classroom—Vine Ripened Tomatoes
The best sub lesson plans ever. Stand in line if you have to. These critical and engaging activities are worth the wait—Educators Rock Magazine
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This Common Core resource includes 45 rigorous unit learning tasks for Harper Lee’s "To Kill a Mockingbird." The teacher-created learning tasks include standard(s) alignment using the language of Common Core State Standards. The unit activities represent a balance of analysis and evaluation activiti
Help your students learn how to effectively communicate early in life. Essential Communication Skills and participating in the Talking Points will pave their way to successful relationships.
Communicating with others--even with those who are close to you can--at times, be challenging. However, this
The following is a two-day (75 minute period), common core-based worksheet/lesson plan on the impact of Spanish Conquest in the Americas. The worksheet focuses on the decline in Native American population due to disease and the encomienda system, the attempt to save the Natives by Bartolomeo de las
Are you looking for a short, innocent, quality film to show your students? This movie guide, or viewing guide, contains questions to help students stay focused and comprehend Dr. Seuss's cartoon "How the Grinch Stole Christmas."
This short film is perfect for keeping students engaged in the month o
The following is a two-day (75 minute periods) common-core based worksheet/lesson on the War of 1812. This lesson includes a variety of student-focused activities designed to promote critical thinking, reading and writing skills, and class discussion. This worksheet contains the following activities
The following is a 2-day (75 minute periods) common core-based lesson on the causes of the Age of Exploration and Christopher Columbus. This lesson can be used in the early stages of a US History course or in the Age of Exploration unit in Global History. Students engage in a variety of student-cent
The provided 4 Common Core rigorous activities explore development of point of view in popular sitcom and movie excerpts. The activities are tied to the Common Core standards RL5, RI6, RL6, SL2, and SL3. The activities focus on the development of first person and third person omniscient narrators to
The following is a common core-based lesson/worksheet on the rise of new imperialism in Africa. This lesson typically follows an introductory lesson on imperialism (also available on TPT – The Rise of New Imperialism worksheet). This worksheet includes a variety of student-centered activities design
From Electric English...
This is a comprehensive packet for Mark Twain, several of his short stories, and his anecdotes/maxims. You might notice as you peruse my store that each of these items is listed individually, as well as, bundled. For example, the answer key for the assessment is listed separ
The following is a one-day (75 minute period), multimedia common core-based lesson on Japanese-American internment during the Second World War. The lesson focuses on the reasons for internment and the major court case of Korematsu v. US. The worksheet includes a variety of student-centered activitie
The following is a common core-based lesson/worksheet that focuses on the foreign policy of President George Washington. This worksheet is loaded with a variety of student-centered activities designed to promote active engagement and critical thinking. Several activities include:
• Do now – critica
Night Themes Textual Analysis Activity → Editable files!
This is an engaging literary analysis activity for use after your students have read Elie Wiesel’s Night. You will need the following materials: eight large envelopes, markers, chart paper, and sticky notes.
Working in small groups, student
The following is a two-day (75 minute periods) worksheet on Vladimir Lenin and the Bolsheviks. This worksheet includes a variety of activities that promote class discussion and critical thinking skills.
Topics covered in this worksheet include:
• The Russian Provisional Government
• Vladimir Lenin
The following is a common core-based lesson on entry of the United States in World War I. The worksheet includes a wide variety of student-centered activities designed to promote critical thinking and class discussion such as:
• Do now: Political cartoon analysis
• Primary and secondary sources sho
The provided FREE Common Core rigorous activity explores the development of plot structure, tone, theme, and character development in a popular movie trailer from 2014. The activities are tied to the Common Core standards RL2, RL3, RL4, RL5, SL2, and SL3. The activity focus on the analysis of how au
This two page document walks students through a fun ice breaker activity. It is different from other activities because this is not a traditional Bingo where kids have difficulty filling in all of the boxes. Every box applies to every student--the box is filled when another student answers the quest
The following is an expanded 2 day (75 minute periods) common-core based worksheet and PowerPoint on the Golden Age of the Byzantine Empire. This worksheet includes several activities that promote critical thinking skills and class discussion and interaction.
Topics covered in this lesson include:
This is a compilation of the lesson plan and hanouts needed to pair Macklemore's "Wings" with Guy de Maupassant's "The Necklace."
--reading comprehension questions
--pre-discussion sheet for Macklemore feat Ryan Lewis--"Wings"
--directions for the lesson
This is a fun, collaborative, hands-on application for student demonstration of understanding the major components of the human brain; students will synthesize their knowledge in a creative, team-oriented manner while targeting Common Core standards.
This 2013 MS Powerpoint includes the following:
Our high school Global Gateway curriculum is designed to provide you and your students with essential attitudes, skills and knowledge for global citizenship, while exploring the complexity of current global issues. Through embedded social entrepreneurship principles, it promotes
This package has 7 pages. This is a project that can be completed after completing any novel/unit on the Holocaust. This end of the unit project requires students to pick one of 5 project options based on what they want to do. The following projects are options:
-Comics and Portraits- students becom
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The following is a two day (75 minute periods) common core-based lesson/worksheet on Congressional (Radical) Reconstruction after the Civil War. This lesson contains a wide variety of student-centered activities designed to promote class discussion and critical thinking skills.
Topics covered in t
Family Tree Research Project includes instructions for each activity, 20 family history interview research questions, individual Family Member Fact Cards, visual display project information and a student reflection paper assignment.
The project includes plan sheets for the visual display projects
I used this project in my 10th grade World Literature class after our study of Night by Elie Weisel. Students had studied the causes of the Holocaust, and for this project, research modern day genocides and human rights violations that have occurred since 1945. They are instructed to find the caus
Night Activity Mini Bundle → Editable files!
If you are looking for a breath of fresh air in your classroom, you’ll love these activities for Elie Wiesel's Night. For a savings of over 30%, buy this post-reading activities bundle today to increase student engagement in your classroom. The followi
This unit is UbD and aligned with ELA Common Core standards. Includes: 4 essential questions, rationale, table of thematic texts, unit goals, pacing calendar, 15/25 lesson plans, and coordinating graphic organizers.
The following worksheet is a 75 minute lesson on the Spanish conquest of the Americas. The lesson focuses on the advantages of both the Spanish and the native peoples in this conflict, the defeat of the Aztecs and Incas, and the rise of mercantilism. This lesson contains a variety of student-centere
From Electric English....
This is an activity for a film comparison of "The Lottery". Once you have read and worked with the short story, you can view the film in its entirety, or you can show clips of the film if you do not have the time for all of it. Among other things, it asks the students to co
The Last of the Mohicans Viewing Guide for 1992 film version with Daniel Day-Lewis and Madeleine Stowe
Requires students to do the following:
Discuss Native American beliefs and ideals
Identify examples of the American Romantic Period and the American Romantic Hero
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"A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving" and "The Mayflower Voyage" episodes (both of which are free online if you don't have the DVDs) are perfect to show students around Thanksgiving. They are short episodes which leave time for class discussion and extension activities, if preferred. These two short movie
This project was created to answer the question "How do we, as individuals, change the injustices of society?" after studying Night by Elie Wiesel.
This is a multimedia project that requires the students to do research and present. It may be useful for purposes other than a follow-up to studying N
The following worksheet is a comprehensive, 3-day (75 minute periods) multimedia lesson on the Holocaust. The worksheet traces the Holocaust from its beginnings of Anti-Semitic propaganda to the racist Nuremberg Laws, Kristallnacht, the specific steps taken by the Nazis, and the Nuremberg Trials. Th