This Powerpoint presentation introduces students to Jonathan Swift and two of his major works, Gulliver's Travels and "A Modest Proposal." The lecture notes address Swift's biography and his use of satire in Gulliver's Travels and "A Modest Proposal." The presentation includes pre-reading anticipato
This 6-week unit is meant to be made into transparencies and used daily as a sponge activity on advanced vocabulary, words typically found on qualifying exams, such as the SAT. It includes the daily bell-ringer, practice activities, tests, and keys.
This easy-to-use Venn Diagram packet comes with a standard Venn Diagram, a half-page Venn Diagram, and a landscape Venn Diagram for more descriptions, along with a simple teacher's guide on how to use the material. For only $1.00, this is a great deal and a great way to teach your students about the
This overhead note is used to introduce the characters in the play and their relationship to one another. Students copy the diagram/map of the cast of characters and then make notes about the characters as I introduce them. A handy reminder when they forget who's who.
You choose the piece of literature, but use these two lessons, one before you read the work, one after, to focus students' attention on their preconceived notions of what it means to be a hero. Also includes discussion questions and a suggested essay follow-up.