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Shakespeare Scavenger Hunt
I love William Shakespeare. I love the language, the time-period he lived in, and the timeless themes that his plays have. I tend to teach a lot of Shakespeare. I like to do the Shakespeare Scavenger Hunt in my school’s library but you can do it in the computer lab as well. It’s just a basic series
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The Odyssey -  Allusions in Song Lyrics Close Reading Project
Throughout our reading of The Odyssey, we spend a lot of time talking about Allusions and how so much of what we read, watch, and listen to today alludes back to Greek Mythology. After reading, I like to have students complete this group project, in which each group is assigned a set of lyrics that
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Graded Discussion Rubric & 50 Discussion Stems for Secondary ELA
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Shakespeare's Life and Times Group Research Assignment
This assignment can be used before starting any Shakespearean play. I divide the class into five groups and either take them to the library or use the computer lab. Each group has a different topic to research and present to the class. The topics are: King James I Queen Elizabeth I Shakespeare's Li
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The Things They Carried Pre-Reading Carousel
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This activity is a pre-reading strategy. Prior to the students beginning The Things They Carried, they would take part in this fun activity. This previewing strategy is great for introducing plot / events, characterization, literary devices, and thematic ideas. It promotes group discussion and piqu
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The Kite Runner Carousel
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This activity is a pre-reading strategy. Prior to the students beginning The Kite Runner, they would take part in this fun activity. This previewing strategy is great for introducing new vocabulary and lingo to the students. It also covers some plot / events, characterization, and thematic ideas. It
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Pre-Reading Collaborative Existential Philosophy Research~Camus & "The Stranger"
This is a 2-page, detailed PDF (printable!) pre-reading / research activity to set the stage for reading Albert Camus's existentialist masterpiece novella The Stranger (L'Etranger). The PDF includes: a.) cooperative learning tasks within teams b.) jigsaw topics (5 separate topics for 5 separate team
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Story Elements Project, Children's Book Movie Project, Group Project, Rubric
What if you had to make a movie based on a children's book, but only had between 90 and 120 seconds to tell the story? In this project, students are challenged to complete the question above. I've done this project with my 7th grade Language Arts class and it was a huge hit! They need to: • Choos
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Intro to Literary Criticism Stations Activity
Students get up and move around, working with a partner to choose a text from a set then learning about literary criticism and applying certain theories to their text. This activity introduces students to the idea of literary criticism and lets the teacher choose short texts (or use the ones include
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AP English: How to organize a Socratic Seminar
Here are my handouts to run a Socratic Seminar: a guideline sheet, a teacher/moderator form, a student-to-student evaluation form, student performance rubric, and a pre-seminar form. If you like the forms but need more explanation as to how to use it, I will certainly walk you through it. Just email
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Edgar Allan Poe - Collaborative POE-ster - Figurative Language -The Raven Poster
Use this collaborative assignment to add to any study related to Edgar Allan Poe! I have this assignment in the back of my room during my Poe study. Early finishers will go and decorate a tile for our class poster. At the end of the unit, we have a beautiful poster (or two) to remember what we le
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Fahrenheit 451 Book Club Challenges
This is a series of four challenge activities for a Fahrenheit 451 Book Club. These activities engage students in active discussion and debate within the group and with the entire class. I used these book club challenges with my freshmen classes and set up the book club groups as teams. Each grou
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Macbeth Debate Activity:  Constructing Oral and Written Arguments
In this set of debate activities by Bespoke ELA, students will participate in a series of debates in response to "yes/no" questions about Shakespeare's play Macbeth. There are 10 debate questions in all. Students will collect evidence to support both sides of the argument and then debate a side wi
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Comparing Two Works of Literature
Students can either work independently or in groups using this graphic organizer to compare two works of literature.
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Macbeth- Topics & Themes List
This product contains a list of topics and related themes for Shakespeare's play Macbeth. Use this list of themes and topics as a springboard for discussions and essays. After students have completed a piece of literature, I have them compile a Topics/Themes list that they keep in their Writer's
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Mockingjay Research & Creative Projects Hunger Games Trilogy
Allow students to practice their research skills and creative and critical thinking with over 50 project ideas for the novel Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins. This 27-page document includes 25 research-based assignments and 27 creative project ideas. I've also included three different grading rubrics
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The Yellow Wallpaper - a study guide
This study guide is geared towards honors, Advanced Placement level students. It has some recall, but primarily higher level thought, questions (20 total)related to the short story The Yellow Wallpaper. I've used it for many years, either for individual work or small group. I've found it an excellen
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Romeo and Juliet Final Project "Mashup"
Working with themes present in William Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet", students relate events in the Elizabethan play to popular music that contain similar themes. By combining quotes and textual evidence from "Romeo and Juliet", and comparative evidence from popular lyrics, students demonstrate
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Secondary ELA Book Club:  A Menu of Options
The first rule of Book Club is: you do not talk about Book Club. The second rule of Book Club is: you DO NOT talk about Book Club! Kidding. The only rule of Book Club is: DO IT! The book club vs. literature circle debate is ongoing, but I differentiate the two concepts with the degree of stu
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King Lear Anticipatory Set / Preview / Theme Preparation / Focus Questions
To get your unit on King Lear started, use this worksheet to introduce the larger concepts to students. Questions about love and betrayal, trust and humility, and family, power and forgiveness will jumpstart your discussion and get students excited to read the play. The first part of this assignme
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Gender Fishbowl
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This mini-lesson can be done in two days, one to prepare and one to execute; it can also be done over time. Here, it was used for reading and discussion with the novel My Last Skirt. It could be used with any novel study that related to gender. The key is to debrief the activity and discussion ve
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Rhetorical Analysis Using Fiction and Non-Fiction
This 3-4 day unit is designed to provide students with practice in analyzing writer's choices relative to their purpose. Excerpts from "The Great Gatsby," a Hemingway short story, and Madison's Federalist #51 are all used to facilitate understanding and evaluation of writer's works. The set of activ
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Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka group discussion questions
Professional and aesthetic PowerPoint that prompts students in 7 different higher-level thinking small group discussion questions using Franz Kafka's novella "Metamorphosis." The last slide includes a writing prompt that focuses on point of view- an opportunity for students to collaborate and get cr
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"Passionate Shepherd to Love" & "Nymph's Reply to Shepherd" Comparison
These 2 poems by Christopher Marlowe ("The Passionate Shepherd to His Love") and Sir Walter Raleigh ("The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd") provide a classic example of parody and the step-by-step comparison helps students remember the elements of poetic parody. This activity also allows students to
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