NOVEL SHORT STORY MOVIE PROJECT: Have your students turn their reading of any short story or a novel into a movie! Included in this resource are 8 different assignments that can be used individually, or as a major final project. INCLUDED IN YOUR PURCHASE:To The Movie ProducerStudents write a lett
Looking for a way to incorporate short stories while also sticking to the literature standards? It's easy to focus on comprehension with short stories, but it's harder to teach students how to analytically think about short stories as they relate to development of characters, setting, theme, plot, a
Use short film clips to compare and contrast novel vs. film and multiple interpretations of the same topic or source text in secondary reading literature and informational text (common core ELA standard #7)!Introduce, Practice & Assess: CCSS.ELA.RL.7 & RI.7 (GRADE 6 - 12)2 products: Grade 6-
This is a great morning activity. Have a student come up and spin the wheel. They choose a card from the corresponding pouch which is determined by what they land on from the spinner. They will answer the question on the card. This activity contains math, rhyming, patterns and opposites.
Success Story? Hopeless Romantic? Fraud?About halfway through F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby, the reader has been presented with enough evidence to view the novel's true protagonist, Jay Gatsby, from a variety of different angles. At times he seems like the classic American success story whi
Is the narrator of Edgar Allan Poe's "The Tell-Tale Heart" sane/guilty or insane/not guilty of murder? Teachers and students both *love* the experience of debating this question, which rests on the legal definition of insanity and a close and careful reading of a beautifully complex and chilling sho