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Back to School Activities, First Week High School English, Icebreakers, Syllabus

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Love and Let Lit
Looking for first day of school activities for high school English classes? This unit is filled with beginning of the year activities to make a successful first week of school for secondary students! Syllabus, classroom requirements, policies and procedures, ice breakers, and community building activities are all covered. Students write a polished anecdote and create a corresponding mandala that symbolizes them in some way. This first week unit helps students get to know one another, gives the t

High School English First Day Activities First Day of School Middle School ELA

Perfect for back to school with high school or middle school ELA students, this EDITABLE, NO PREP, GOOGLE SLIDES activity bundle is the perfect way to get your school year off to a smooth start! This activity bundle will help you set clear rules and expectations while getting to know your students and building a positive classroom community and culture. Inside, you'll find fun, simple first day (or any day) icebreakers and activities, a syllabus template & scavenger hunt, an expectations pow

Identity Poetry Writing Unit Activity - Middle School ELA - High School English

Enhance your poetry unit with this fun and modern self-identity poetry writing book project! This also serves as a great all about me back to school activity. The materials also thematically align with identity and self-identity cultural studies.Project DescriptionStudents first select and write two Identity Poems based on three poetry writing prompts with supporting examples. Using their poems to generate a word list, students will then create word clouds about themselves using the dynamic fre

First Day of School Activities, High School English, With Growth Mindset Project

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Love and Let Lit
This Back to School Unit for High School English includes everything you need for the first week! Students are introduced to classroom requirements and procedures with a syllabus, participate in get to know you activities, and create a polished map of their own growth journey as a student. This NO PREP unit provides the teacher with a writing sample, data about work ethic, a chance to get to know students and build classroom community, and an attractive final product with which to decorate the c

Back to School | Beginning of the Year Activities for High School English

Are you looking for a stress-free and FUN way to start the beginning of the year in your high school English classroom? These activities will have your students reviewing skills, building relationships, and most importantly - having FUN in the classroom! The best part about this bundle is that many resources can be used semester-long, and not just for the first week of school. However, I've provided everything that you'll need to have the best back-to-school week ever! When you purchase this pro

First day School Speed Dating Icebreaker: High School English class activity

On the first day of school, students are bored to death in each and every class as the teacher goes through the syllabus, rules, and expectations. Instead, I like to get my students up and moving while getting to know one another! Speed Dating is a fun alternative to a traditional class discussion. Students have a set amount of time to discuss a question with their partner, then move onto the next partner and question. Alternatively, you could use this as an ice-breaker/ brain b

First Day for High School English: Back to School Activity Bundle

Ready to refresh your back to school plans? These resources will help you get to know your students, set your students up with an engaging collaborative activity, and move into a series of activities for introducing a year-long essential question that can work with just about any ELA curriculum. In this bundle, you'll get:Enneagram Personality Test: Use this to get to know your students and set them up for literary character analysis for summer reading or later in the year"Ordeal by Cheque" Firs

First Day of School Activities for High School English, Fun Writing Assignment

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Love and Let Lit
This back to school writing assignment for high school English classes will help build classroom community as students create beautiful personal mandalas with descriptive anecdotal writing. With three days of detailed lesson plans, students learn about classical Indian mandalas, develop symbols representative of themselves, write explanatory paragraphs, and create a polished product to present to their classmates. During the entire process, students share ideas with one another and get to know e

Back to School Ice Breakers Middle School High School English First Day Activity

Perfect for the first day of school or the first week of school, this EDITABLE, NO PREP, GOOGLE SLIDES postcard ice breaker activity is a fun way to start off back to school season. This getting to know you writing activity will help your students break the ice while you gather writing samples for the start of the year. This engaging, collaborative activity is sure to get students reading, writing, speaking, listening, and collaborating from the very first day! Students choose a postcard (printa

Vocabulary Activities for High School English and Middle School ELA

Shake up your vocabulary workshop, and allow your students the opportunity to create and innovate with their word list! Rather than using basic memorization, these three activities engage students as they closely interact with their words! Students will visualize word meaning by selecting representative images and media. Application activities will extend their learning as they create their own review challenge. Essentially, students become their own teacher! Retention is far greater with this l

High School English Back to School Activities

Back to school for high schoolers should be fun, interesting and "hook" them into your class from day one, while establishing rules and procedures as well as a positive classroom culture. Included in this resource are 5 activities: one-word notecards, 4 corners songs and statements activities, person bingo, student survey, and a room scavenger hunt to help you establish your secondary classroom management from day one and get to know your students. You might also like:DEAR (Drop Everything and R

Holiday Activities for High School English and Middle School ELA | Bundle

This holiday bundle is designed with teens and tweens in mind! Resources include world holiday research activities, stories about real life teens, music and song lyrics analysis, high-interest video clips, and much more!Big kids enjoy celebrating holidays as much (if not MORE) than younger children! Your students will love the implementation of these high school and middle school English holiday activities! This purchase includes the following resources: The History and Origin of Halloween Thank

New Year Reflections for High School English, Poetry Activity

This resource includes worksheets that use poetry to help students reflect about the new year! This resource is geared toward high school students, and is perfect for any high school English class! This activity can be completed by students individually or as a group. Included in this resource:Three poems about the new year for students to analyze, with questions to guide their reflections.A brainstorming sheet to help students to write their own poem about new year.A worksheet for students on

Growing Bundle Halloween Lessons Activities High School English Digital

Engage your high school English students in this 5-star rated growing bundle of lessons and activities that are perfect for Halloween time. This bundle currently includes:Day of the Dead / Dia de los Muertos Calavera Lesson Poetry Halloween (available in print and digital formats) (5-star rated!)Edgar Allan Poe Short Stories Lesson: Evaluating & Sentencing Narrators & Crimes (available in print and digital formats) (5-star rated in the Poe bundle!)A graphic organizer for developing the

St. Patrick's Day Escape Room Activity for Middle and High School English

Help your students discover the culture and poetry of Ireland with this St. Patrick’s Day escape room activity. Students move through five levels of fun and challenging activities as they learn about Irish culture and poetry. Quick and easy setup makes this activity perfect for days when you need an engaging stand-alone lesson. How does a hybrid escape room work? It’s easy! Students will have copies of the student packet of activities and access to a device with internet. After every activity,

Poetry Podcast Activities for High School English

Looking to include more poetry and more podcasts in your classroom? This is the set for you! The focus on podcasts about poetry will be a welcome addition to your class that will help get students more comfortable with poetry. Use these as bell ringers, stand-alone repeatable activities in National Poetry Month or ANYTIME of year, or create a lit circle/learning stations set-up so students explore many poems rather than just one. PRODUCT INCLUDESâś… 4 different podcast worksheets (structured notes

Halloween Activity Bundle - High School English Language Arts

Never wonder what you are doing for Halloween again with this resource packed bundle that will have your students excited about Halloween? Use any of these resources as a Halloween lesson OR use all 6 for a Halloween or Fear Unit. All of the resource are prep-free and ready to use. This bundle contains 8 of my favorite resources that can be used for Halloween OR any fear unit! Here’s what you’ll get:“The Raven” Quiz“The Raven” Study Guide“The Raven” Close Reading Activity“The Raven”

Growing Bundle of Edgar Allan Poe Lessons Activities High School English Digital

Engage your high school English students in this 5-star-rated growing bundle of Edgar Allan Poe resources! As a growing bundle, purchasing now will allow you free access to future materials added to this bundle! This currently features a short stories lesson, a graphic organizer for developing the plot of a Gothic story, an informational text featuring one of Poe's short stories, Poe-themed Google presentation slides, and 2 hexagonal thinking activities. Read below for additional details. Sho

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Ch. 1-7 Activities | High School English

These lesson plans for chapters 1-7 of Huck Finn are sure to get your students engaged and reading! These Huck Finn lesson plans guide students through their reading with activities that range from plot summary to characterization, regional dialect, and close-reading analysis. Students synthesize their understanding of the chapters with a comprehensive theme poster to demonstrate their analysis of five themes that are present through the beginning of the novel.Product Details: 20 PDF pagesCh. 1

Valentine's Day Activity for High School English: Student Choice Content Review

Need something festive yet useful for use during the Valentine's Day season in your secondary English classroom? This resource is a perfect way to "celebrate" the holiday with a themed activity AND review vital English skills with students. This student choice activity has 3 different options for students to pick from: A reading analysis activity with a fiction and nonfiction text Students will then summarize and analyze the main ideas of the text using quoted evidence A creative writing activit

Summer Lessons and Activities High School English Growing Bundle (Digital)

Teaching summer school? Beginning school in summer months? This growing resource is for you! Packed with fun, skill-building resources (many of which 5-star rated!), your grade 8-12 English students will be sure to connect with these resources, which currently include: a Pablo Neruda-style poetry assignment* (5-star rated!)a compelling TED talkengaging informational texts (2 are 5-star rated!)a hero’s journey project reflecting this year (and updated yearly) (5-star rated!)independent/choice

AI (Artificial Intelligence): High School English Activities with ChatGPT

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Success Story
Are you scrambling to respond to the recent release of ChatGPT? Are you wondering whether you can work with or against the bots? How will you use AI in your English classroom?Are you also reflecting on the purposes and design of academic and creative writing, in an age where AI can seem to "do it all"? Wondering, what sort of future are we preparing our students for, and how can current writing in high school English help our students?Here are several activities--essay and project prompts, as we

Growing Bundle Fall and Winter High School English Lessons Activities Digital

This growing bundle of seasonal high school English lessons and activities currently features resources for back-to-school, Halloween, Thanksgiving, A Christmas Carol, New Year's, and Valentine's Day!This bundle currently includes:For Back-to-School:A framework for writing (The perfect resource for introducing middle school students to the process of writing a formal essay or for reviewing the steps of successful writing to early high schoolers).Task cards for teaching students precision of ver

Epic Hero Journey High School English Introduction Activity

If you're gearing up to teach your next epic hero novel, this Epic Hero Journey guided notes & graphic organizer is a great way to introduce the concept to your students prior to reading! This Epic Hero Journey activity thoroughly introduces students to the context and background in three ways: 1) students complete guided notes for the 8 epic hero archetypes; 2) students complete a graphic organizer of the 12-step epic hero journey; 3) students pick a hero of their choosing (superhero, Disne
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