Use “The Black Cat” by American Gothic/Dark Romantic writer Edgar Allan Poe to teach your students the elements of literary analysis, get them thinking deeply about the short story's text, and provide opportunities for real-world connections to this grisly story via a 2009 newspaper article (link inc
Bring energy and excitement to your unit on The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn with this MASSIVE bundle of beautifully designed materials that will take your class through FIVE FULL WEEKS OF COMPLETE LESSONS covering Mark Twain’s classic American novel. Everything you’ll need is here; just add a clas
Grab every eye in the room with this gorgeous 40-slide Prezi that provides all of the background information your class will need as you launch your study of William Shakespeare’s classic play, The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark.
The presentation includes a quickwrite topic that will help make
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Help students analyze how a similar theme is developed in three different mediums by using Rudyard Kipling’s timeless poem “If,” a father’s advice to his son in a brief monologue from William Shakespeare’s Hamlet, and a newspaper columnist’s Guide to Life tha
The new Common Core has a much-greater focus on non-fiction, informational texts in the English/Language Arts classroom. It’s time to start adding more real-world articles and materials to our literary canon. In this easy-to-deliver non-fiction activity, students will view the commencement speech giv
Use this lesson near the conclusion of your study of The Odyssey to help students not only dig back into the text, but also understand the real-life struggles that soldiers face as they return to civilian life. This 45-minute activity will introduce your students to the criteria that psychiatrists us
Help make Washington Irving’s classic American tale, “Rip Van Winkle,” intriguing to a high school audience with these dynamic lesson materials that will take three class periods to complete.
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• Step-by-step, detailed directions about how to use the three days’ worth of “Rip V
DNA is something that is generally seen as mysterious or difficult to understand. This 5 minute animation turns that mystery into knowledge.
The videos explains:
- DNA is a molecule
- How DNA acts like a recipe for a living thing
- How Amino acids combine to form proteins
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Meiosis can be a very hard process to visualize. The various meiosis webquests that I had found online for free were ok, but not great. For that reason I was determined to create an interactive meiosis tutorial that animated the stages of meiosis in a clear and understandable way. Here it is! I’m ver
This is an informational power point containing information about the Puritans between the years 1559-1660. This presentation has engaging visuals to help students see what life might have been like for the Puritans. It also contains background information regarding the following topics:
This is a 26-page power point presentation features introductory information about Shakespeare's play, Much Ado About Nothing. This presentation includes information about:
There are plenty of full color pictures and graphics to help students see the conne
This is an engaging and entertaining formative assessment. With a little preparation and careful instructions, students can rotate through several novel based activities with simply a “rotate” from the teacher every 9-10 minutes.
This is a great way to culminate a study of your Shakespeare unit. It
The Twenties PowerPoint with presenter notes is packed with stunning visuals, and 7 embedded video clip links, everything you need to keep your students engaged. Powerpoint contains lecture notes that guide you through the powerpoint, helps you to tell the whole story, and verbally a
See Shakespeare's play, The Tempest come to stunning life in this is a 35-page power point presentation. It offers highly visual representations of the major characters, themes, motifs and symbols.
I've included plenty of colorful artwork, paintings, and photos from theater adaptions and the cu
Nervous System Memory Test Powerpoint Presentation : Do you think your students could remember 30 pictures if you only gave them 1 second per picture to remember them? The Memory Test is a fun activity that can demonstrate the power of the human brain. I use this to begin my Nervous System Unit and
Gilded Age and the Labor Movement AP, Honors Powerpoint & Apple's Keynote with Lecture Notes. Lecture covers the rise of the Labor Movement, Knights of Labor, AFL, IWW, the Great Railroad Strike, Haymarket Strike, Homestead Strike, and the Pullman Strike.
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This comprehensive and interactive multimedia lesson by EdTunes examines the causes, events during, and results of World War I. It focuses on the impact of nationalism, imperialism, militarism, and the alliance system on the start of the war, and the major battles fought along the Western and Easter
This comprehensive and interactive multimedia lesson by EdTunes examines the causes, events during, and results of World War II. It focuses on the rise of extremist governments in early 1900s, ineffectiveness of the League of Nations, and the policy of appeasement. The unit also examines the reasons
This is a full color, 40-page PowerPoint presentation introducing the novel The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne.
Included in this PowerPoint on the following topics:
Introduction of the novel
Background information about Nathaniel Hawthorne
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One of the most downloaded, talked about, referenced, thoughtful and inspirational TED Talks finally has a viewing guide.
Sir Ken Robinson challenges his audience to foster creativity as a way to educate contemporary and future students in our changing world. Robinson's use of storytelling techniqu
Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration PowerPoint
Interactive PowerPoint that explains photosynthesis and cellular respiration in a way that is relatable to high school students. Breaks down photosynthesis into parts of the leaf and light and dark reactions. Also includes video clips and lead-ins t
The Industrial Revolution - The Gilded Age - 1865-1900 PowerPoint with Lecture Notes and video clips, is a great resource to add to your Gilded Age Unit. Lecture is 30 slides total with presenter notes to guide you through the lecture, help you to tell the whole story, and verbally
The movie Osmosis Jones is a fun animated film about the cells inside a guy named Frank (played by Bill Murray), as they try to maintain normal body function. It's entertaining and at times pretty gross (perfect for holding the attention of my 10th graders). I made up this question sheet as a revie
I use internet lessons and web quests as a way to introduce certain topics and to reinforce others. Students will visit the website that is listed in the directions of the handout. From there, they read along and follow the directions on screen as well as the directions of the handout. A computer wit
Computer Port clip art that you can use for FREE in your worksheets.
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This Sociology unit is all about Culture and various aspects of it. The different topics that are covered are Values and Norms, Cultural Transmission, Cultural Literacy, Subculture, Counterculture and Deviance, Pop Culture and Ethnocentrism. I have included objectives for every topic, vocabulary an
The Progressive Period PowerPoint with built in Youtube video links and Lecture notes. I have used these for A.P., honors and regular classes. Enclosed are three slideshows (15 slides total) covering Roosevelt, Taft, and Wilson and their achievements within the Progressive Movement.
This PowerPoint presentation introduces the concept of persuasive appeals (ethos, pathos, logos) and propaganda techniques and logical fallacies using visual examples, video clips, sound effects, and interactive questioning to engage students. It works best with my "Persuasion Packet," which is avail
This is a 23 page powerpoint presentation on the novel Alas, Babylon by Pat Frank. This presentation would be a great way to introduce the novel and discuss the themes, vocabulary, characters and setting in the novel. It's rich, colorful pictures will engage students trying to visualize the novel's
This is a Jeopardy game designed to be a review quadrilaterals and polygons. It covers polygons, parallelograms, rhombuses, rectangles, squares, and trapezoids. It will take at least one full period to complete. This file includes the entire game in an interactive PowerPoint presentation. The catego
Celebrate Valentine’s Day in your advanced Spanish classes! I use these two podcast listening activities with my 3rd year Spanish classes, but it also works for 2nd year honors, 4th year, AP.
The assignment you buy here includes listening guides for TWO different podcasts from the website Notes in
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An introduction to the concept of Logical Fallacies such as Ad Hominem, Slippery Slope, Straw Man, etc., with examples for each. Appropriate for a class on rhetoric, argument, debate, or AP Language and Composition.
Renaissance and Reformation PowerPoint with video clips and presenter notes covers the birth of the Renaissance leading to the Luther and Protestant Reformation. This 31 slide Powerpoint is packed with beautiful graphics, engaging video clips and presenter notes that aid your underst
Meet internet viral sensation Joe Smith in this incredibly powerful five-minute inspirational TED Talk from April 2012. Smith's funny and practical speech on how to use only one paper towel is a hit. Smith's fascinating use of persuasive appeals to present his argument will captivate students and pro
We used to value the man of contemplation, but now we appreciate the man of action says author Susan Cain in her passionate and thought-provoking TED Talk. By focusing so much on the extrovert, we leave introverts and their valuable contributions behind.
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Bones PowerPoint: This PowerPoint on Bones is geared to any High School Biology or Anatomy class/grade. The purpose of this PowerPoint is to summarize the important information and concepts about Bones.
On average this presentation should run approximately 10 to 30 minutes of class time and is mean
Blood Notes - Powerpoint Package : This product contains 3 power point presentations that are part of my Blood Unit for a high school Anatomy/Physiology or Biology class. The first presentation is a 14 slide ppt that covers red blood cells, formed elements, red blood cell production, hemoglobin and
I use this with my grade 10 students to help them focus on summary writing and critical thinking. It is separated over 3 days with the specific timing listed. I them have them compare this version of the main characters life to the real life person's biography.
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Prezi is a great alternative to Powerpoint presentations in your classroom. These presentations feature fluid animation that captures your students' attention. Overall, I have found these presentations to be far more effective than a standard presentation in my classes.
Here is a link to a shorten
My AP students claim that this is their favorite activity. It may also be used with English 4 students. After the AP exam is over in May, AP Literature students create multimedia projects, choosing from one of the following: author, literary work, literary period or genre of music. This project mu
This comprehensive and interactive multimedia lesson by EdTunes examines the causes and results of the French Revolution. It focuses on the factors that led to the revolution, the major reforms instituted during the revolution, and the circumstances that led to the end of the revolution and the rise
Psychology: Psychological Disorders PowerPoint is packed with stunning visuals and 14 built in video clips illustrating disorders, everything you need to keep your students engaged. Four Powerpoints, 45 slides total with presenter notes to guide you through the lecture, help you to tell the whole st
Music is a great way to engage older students. While they are listening and singing, they are also memorizing grammatical structures and exploring the cultures of the Spanish-speaking world. This collection of Spanish song worksheets covers topics from basic introductions all the way through the past