Enjoy this MASSIVE bundle of beautifully designed materials that will take your class through Harper Lee’s classic American novel, To Kill a Mockingbird. Everything you’ll need is here; just add a class set of To Kill a Mockingbird novels, a classroom with internet access, and you’re good to go.This
Show your students a real-world application of the tools of rhetoric (ethos, pathos, and logos) as they examine the 2005 Stanford University Commencement Address given by Apple Co-Founder Steve Jobs. The speech, which is filled with warmth, humor, and meaning, is a high-interest way to add the non-f
Looking for a fresh approach to pull your students into The Tragedy of Julius Caesar? William Shakespeare’s timeless tale of political intrigue will thrill your students when you use this MASSIVE bundle of high-interest lessons. This package includes FIVE WEEKS OF COMPLETE LESSON MATERIALS designed
TED Talks offer a variety of educational opportunities for our students, from serving as virtual guest lectures on specialized topics to showcasing dynamic models of public speaking. This worksheet (printable PDF and Google Drive versions) was designed to give students a concrete task to guide their
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. WHAT TEACHERS ARE SAYING ABOUT THIS RESOURCE♥ I highly recommend any of your resources. This wa
Exhausted by prep? Tired of spending nights and weekends reinventing the curriculum wheel? This HUGE collection of materials (1,500+ slides and 800+ pages) will take the prep load off your back and give you every slide, every handout, and every day’s detailed lesson procedure tagged with targeted Co
Use Oprah Winfrey’s headline-grabbing speech from the 2018 Golden Globes to show your students the power of a well-constructed presentation. In this one class period activity, students will discuss the #metoo movement, view Oprah Winfrey’s 10-minute speech, and deconstruct/discuss her use of rhetori
Teaching ethos, pathos, and logos is paramount for older students. They should understand these famous persuasive techniques to better their speeches and papers. When teaching rhetorical analysis, you will also cover ethos, pathos, and logos.This bundle demonstrates examples of ethos, pathos, and lo
The Great Gatsby 123-page novel unit, complete with standards-aligned student coursework, quizzes, tests, and more aligned with 10th through 12th grade English / Language Arts Common Core standards. Designed for as much or as little teacher instruction or intervention as you desire, students will be
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
Need to add non-fiction into your unit on The Outsiders? Ready to make modern-day connections with engaging videos and discussion? Use this 2-3 day lesson connecting literature and modern articles to assess CCSS SL.2 and SL.3 in your ELA classroom. Themed around topics like empathy, prejudice, stere
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
Measure reading comprehension, support analysis of complex fiction, and facilitate differentiation for the high school classroom with this bundle of 142 assessments. Featured authors include Edgar Allan Poe, H.P. Lovecraft, the Brothers Grimm, Hans Christian Andersen, Ursula K. Le Guin, and others.
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
Problem Solving, safety, judgement, perspective taking all in one activity! Brain Storm! brings situational problem solving questions to life as students learn practical and functional steps to effectively brainstorm solutions and determine the best possible solution to a problem. Explicit teacher
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 Devil and Tom Walker" by Washing IrvingThese lessons are broken down into 90 minute class periods. Feel free to adjust to fit your students’ needs and class schedules. Remote learning: You may upload these activities to a secure, password-protected online platform. To upload only the student p
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
Looking to add slam poetry to your poetry unit, but too swamped to plan it out? I’ve got you covered. This one-week slam poetry mini-unit is designed to be inserted into your poetry unit, and is packed with 5 days of my best slam poetry lesson plans. It will take your students through brainstormi
This TED Talk Unit (7 TED Talk lessons) is appropriate for Psychology, Social Studies, English, or Health courses.Seven TED Talk lessons included in this bundle focus on the topic of MENTAL HEALTH and Wellness.PLEASE PREVIEW TED TALKS BEFORE VIEWING WITH YOUR STUDENTS. Every school has a different c
Conversation Scripts is a no prep, print or no print social skills packet for middle and high school students. Great for social skills groups, speech therapy sessions, counseling sessions or anytime you need to focus on specific conversation skills! A fun and easy way to engage your students and w
This collaborative crossword activity hits many difficult Grade 6-11 Common Core Standards for SPEAKING and LISTENING in a way that is simple, fun for the students and effective. The focus is on collaborative problem solving in small groups.**********************************************************
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 is a unit plan for To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee. It is 28 days long. The reading of the book is structured around literature circles; however, unlike traditional literature circles, the whole class is reading the same book, so on most days, the whole class reads together in some manner.