Bundle: American Literature

Bundle: American Literature
Bundle: American Literature
Bundle: American Literature
Bundle: American Literature
Bundle: American Literature
Bundle: American Literature
Bundle: American Literature
Bundle: American Literature
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Save time and over 50% of individual pricing ($26) with this American Literature bundle. It contains 20 reader’s theater scripts, 5 choral readings (poems), lesson plans, projects, Power Points, rubrics, printables and instructions on how to use the resources within. Several activities and assignments combine two or more authors for comparison and analysis.

Reader's theater is an excellent way to increase comprehension and character analysis as reader's use their voices to become the characters and immerse themselves into a plot and setting. Choral readings provide authentic ways for everyone to enjoy poetry out loud.

Bundle includes:

Phillis Wheatley reader's theater
5 scene script presenting the life and poetry of Phillis Wheatley
Lesson plan containing assessments
Review game
Connotation exercises
A writing assignment that creates a 6th scene

Founding Documents reader's theater
5 reader’s theaters (Magna Carta, Mayflower Compact, Articles of Confederation, Declaration of Independence, Constitution including preamble and Bill of Rights)
57 slide PPT
2 graphic organizers
Assessment and answer key

Patrick Henry
Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death reader’s theater and extension activities

Midnight Ride of Paul choral reading and extension activities

Alfred Noyes
The Highwayman choral reading and extension activities

Washington Irving
2 scripts (reader’s theater and choral reading of poetic version) for Rip Van Winkle
14 activities, writing and discussion prompts

Nathaniel Hawthorne
Young Goodman Brown reader’s theater script and sanity trial project

Abraham Lincoln
Gettysburg Address Eyewitness reader’s theater and extension activities

Poe reader's theaters & PPT
Reader’s theater versions of
*The Cask of Amontillado (presented as a reader’s theater trial pre reading activity with a prediction exercise between the two scenes)
*The Purloined Letter
*Masque of Red Death
Choral readings of Raven and Annabel Lee
Helen 1831 and 1848 - tiered group project
Projects and writing prompts
52 slide Power Point as well as 53 pages of scripts,
Graphic organizers
A visual dictionary for The Cask of Amontillado

Mark Twain reader's theater
Two of Mark Twain’s humorous short stories (The Million Pound Note and The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County)
Lesson plans with NCTE and Virginia standards
Review games
Recall and higher level thinking questions
A variety of formal assessments to make the lessons easy to tier

Martin Luther King reader's theater
2 scripts (12 pages) Letter from a Birmingham Jail and I Have a Dream.
2 page assessment (including listing, comprehension, matching and analysis questions plus a prompt for a written response) and answer key.

BONUS: Plagiarism reader's theater
3 different reader’s theaters that define plagiarism and its consequences
Flow chart to determine when to cite and how to
Lesson plan with Common Core standards and VA SOLs
Review games and online quiz

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