ELA Lessons Bundle: 60+ Individual Lesson Packs {Great for Sub Plans}

ELA Lessons Bundle: 60+ Individual Lesson Packs {Great for Sub Plans}
ELA Lessons Bundle: 60+ Individual Lesson Packs {Great for Sub Plans}
ELA Lessons Bundle: 60+ Individual Lesson Packs {Great for Sub Plans}
ELA Lessons Bundle: 60+ Individual Lesson Packs {Great for Sub Plans}
ELA Lessons Bundle: 60+ Individual Lesson Packs {Great for Sub Plans}
ELA Lessons Bundle: 60+ Individual Lesson Packs {Great for Sub Plans}
ELA Lessons Bundle: 60+ Individual Lesson Packs {Great for Sub Plans}
ELA Lessons Bundle: 60+ Individual Lesson Packs {Great for Sub Plans}
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This is a great bundle for all secondary ELA teachers! With over 60 individual lesson plan packs - with their detailed lesson plans, visually appealing worksheets, comprehensive answer keys and academically engaging content - will have you ready and prepared to teach lessons on wrtiting, reading, poetry and more!

CLICK HERE to download a *FREE* sample lesson from this pack.

Plus, you will SAVE OVER $30 when you buy this bundle!

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Suggestions For Use

(1) These lessons would make a great addition to any larger reading or writing unit.
(2) Perfect for substitute lessons (you will leave your students knowing that they will have an engaging and academically challenging lesson).
(3) Great for that one lesson break between other units.
(4) Keep these lessons in a binder in your class, and you’ll be ready in a last-minute emergency.

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FIFTEEN WRITING LESSONS
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Teaching Indirect Characterization
Once they fully comprehend the concept of indirect characterization, students will become more critical readers, as well as more proficient writers. This lesson aims to facilitate this process.

Writing An Article Based on a Fairy Tale
Students need to learn the mechanics of writing articles, for both writing and informative text reading purposes. This lesson aims to teach this skill with a fun spin of writing articles based on childhood fairy tales.

Learning To Write A Compare/Contrast Essay
Expository essay writing is a key component of most ELA curricula, and the compare-and-contrast essay is one with which students need to be familiar. This lesson aims to help them comprehend the planning which goes into such a compare-and-contrast essay.

Understanding Register In Writing
Before writing any type of piece, students should understand the register they are expected to use when writing. This lesson will help teach that skill so that they always use the appropriate style and language in their writing.

Why Do We Have To Study Grammar?
Students often feel that studying grammar is irrelevant. This lesson aims to disprove this idea by taking three different grammatical concepts and showing students how knowledge of these can enhance their writing skills.

Learning To Write A Summary
Summary writing is a vital skill, which any English Language Arts student should acquire; learning to summarize will help them learn to analyze what they read, write concisely and paraphrase.

Thinking About Tone in Writing
Once students understand the subtleties of tone and word choice, they will be able to really hone their writing skills, and write more confidently and concisely. Moreover, it will also help them identify and analyze tone in literature. This lesson plans to help students understand this skill.

Great Essay Introductions
Introductions are arguably the most important element of an essay - they are students’ only chance to make a great first impression on their reader: to dazzle them with their writing and concisely lay out their thoughts. This lesson aims to help students with learning this skill.

Writing Figuratively
Students are often taught to name figurative language techniques, but rarely learn how to effectively incorporate them into their own writing - this lesson aims to remedy this!

Writing To Persuade
It is vital that, as part of their English language education, students are taught to understand, identify and use persuasive language techniques. This lesson will help assess and consolidate that knowledge.

The Story Behind the Painting
This 2-day lesson plan helps students consolidate their understanding of plot structure, and apply it to their own stories based on a famous painting.

Playing With Narrative Perspective
Students need to have a solid understanding of the types of narrative perspective when writing creatively, but also when studying literature. This lesson will help consolidate their understanding of the main types of narrative point of view.

Writing A Parent's Diary
How might teenagers react differently to their parents/guardians if they tried to step into their shoes and see things from their perspective? This writing assignment forces them to do just that. It is an engaging lesson which gets students empathizing with their parents, and helps you to learn a little more about them.

Writing A Horror Story
Halloween is a fun time to look at scary stories, and a great opportunity to get students to buy into writing! This three-day activity really focuses students on developing a short story from start to finish.

An Open Letter to Teachers
With the proliferation of the Internet & social media, open letters have become a common form of expression. This lesson focuses on analyzing this form of writing, & helping students to write their own open letters to teachers.

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TEN INFORMATIONAL TEXT LESSONS
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ANALYZING AN EDITORIAL
In this lesson, students will engage with the topic of the state of education today - they will do so through watching a thought-provoking TEDtalk and reading an editorial on the topic. They will compare the ideas presented in these different formats, and closely analyze the editorial.

ANALYZING AN ENCYCLOPEDIA ENTRY
In this lesson, students will read a Wikipedia page about the Aztec Empire. They will then study the content of the article, while at the same time analyzing the style and structure of the genre of encyclopedia entries.

ANALYZING A TRAVEL BROCHURE
In this lesson, students will read an emotive travel brochure about the historical site of Stonehenge. They will then analyze it in terms of language and tone, as well as content and meaning.

ANALYZING A NEWSPAPER ARTICLE
Through studying a newspaper article which clearly shows bias, this lesson will help students see that we can make inferences based on on word choice and an understanding of connotation.

ANALYZING THE FEATURES OF A NEWSPAPER ARTICLE
One of the most effective ways for students to learn how to write articles, is for them to see and analyze examples of them. This lesson will not only guide students through the process of identifying the features of a news article, but will also have them critically analyzing them.

ANALYZING A SELF-HELP PAMPHLET
Techniques of persuasion are everywhere! Not only do students need to learn to use them in their writing, they also need to be able to identify and analyze them in use. In this lesson, students have to closely analyze a self-help pamphlet in terms of the persuasive language techniques used.

ANALYZING A LETTER FROM A PRINCIPAL
One of the most important skills of close reading, is the ability to identify and decipher subtle tone through word choice and style - this lesson will help hone this skill.

ANALYZING A MAGAZINE ARTICLE
Through studying a magazine article, students will see how genre and intended audience will shape the style, content and tone of a piece of writing.

ANALYZING AN EXTRACT FROM AN INSTRUCTIONAL BOOK
In this lesson, students will read an extract from an instructional book on best practices for creative writing. They will then analyze it in terms of language and tone, as well as content and meaning.

ANALYZING DIARY ENTRIES
Through an examination of diary/journal entries, students will make inferences about the writers: their thoughts and emotions. This lesson will help students with the skill making inferences, as well as understanding and analyzing the subtleties of tone in writing.

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FIFTEEN POETRY LESSONS
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CONTENTS OF EACH OF THE 15 LESSONS:

Notes On The Poem:
This page is designed to give some context to the poem and contains information about the poet, the time of writing, structural elements etc. This page could be given to students, although it could also just be used as background information for the teacher.

Lesson Ideas:
Although there is no step-by-step lesson plan contained, this teacher’s page gives ideas for pre-reading, reading and post-reading activities and suggestions for how to use the worksheets included.

Plain Version Of The Poem:
There is a simple version of the poem without annotation, clipart or distractions. This is included so that you can use it to project on the board, on an overhead page or give to students for their own initial annotation.
 
Annotated Guided Reading Worksheet:
Included is a page containing the poem with guided reading questions. These questions are intended to draw out comprehension of the poem and guide students’ analysis. These questions could be completed orally in pairs or groups, or could be set as a written task.
+ ANSWER KEY INCLUDED

Other Worksheets: There are various other worksheets included for other activities suggested in the lesson ideas.

POEMS INCLUDED

'Out, Out' by Robert Frost

'Time To Come' by Walt Whitman

'Sonnet 104: To Me, Fair Friend' by William Shakespeare

2 War Poems by Owen & Brooke

'Winter: My Secret' by Christina Rossetti

'I Do Not Love Thee' by Caroline Elizabeth Sarah Norton

'The Day Is Done' by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

'Georgiana Augusta Keats' by John Keats

'Sympathy' by Paul Lawrence Dunbar

'Annabel Lee' by Edgar Allan Poe

'The Wild Swans At Coole' by William Butler Yeats

'I Remember, I Remember' by Thomas Hood

'Start Where You Stand' by Berton Braley

'An Old Man's Thought On School' by Walt Whitman

'IF' by Rudyard Kipling

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SIXTEEN MUSIC VIDEO LESSONS
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[To view a FREE sample of these lessons, CLICK HERE]


CONTENTS OF EACH OF THE 16 LESSONS:

Each lesson comes with a full lesson plan (complete with tips and hints for teaching), as well as various worksheets, graphic organizers and answer keys.

Examples of lesson activities:
- Analyzing figurative language in song lyrics
- Writing reviews of the videos
- Analyzing cinematic techniques
- Writing character profiles
- Interpreting visual literacy
- Charting plot structure
- Analyzing symbolism and imagery
- Descriptive writing practice

Analyzing Music Videos Vol. I
- ‘Waiting For Superman’ by Daughtry
- ‘Free’ by Rudimantal feat. Emeli Sandé
- ‘Pot Belly’ by Freshlyground
- ‘Demons’ by Imagine Dragons
- ‘All I want’ by Kodaline

Analyzing Music Videos Vol. II
- ‘Lover of the Light’ by Mumford and Sons
- ‘Superheroes’ by The Script
- ‘The Scientist’ by Coldplay
- ‘Hey Brother’ by Avicii
- ‘I Bet My Life’ by Imagine Dragons

Analyzing Music Videos Vol. III
- ‘Broken Arrows’ by Avicii
- ‘Freedom’ by Pharrell Williams
- ‘Hold On Tight’ by Greg Holden
- ‘Small Bump’ by Ed Sheeran
- ‘Unbreakable’ by Jamie Scott

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SEVEN READING LESSONS
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SHORT STORY 3-DAY MINI-UNIT: A Concrete Garden
Analyzing short stories is a great way to help teach students about elements of literature, making inferences, analyzing language, and as a springboard into writing. Plus, you can do all of this within a few days! This is a short mini-unit which contains an original short story with multiple activities based on the reading - everything from deep thinking comprehension questions, making inferences, studying word choice and tone and plot structure analysis.

SHORT STORY 3-DAY MINI-UNIT: Suitcases and Snowglobes
Analyzing short stories is a great way to help teach students about elements of literature, making inferences, analyzing language, and as a springboard into writing. Plus, you can do all of this within a few days! This is a short mini-unit which contains an original short story with multiple activities based on the reading - everything from deep thinking comprehension questions, making inferences, studying word choice and tone and plot structure analysis.

SHORT STORY LESSON: Analyzing Different Perspectives
This lesson contains four unique reading passages which provide brief snapshots into the lives of four individuals on the first day of school (a teacher and four students). As you will see, these stories can stand alone, but they are also clearly and cleverly interwoven. There are multiple suggestions for use, along with writing prompts and comprehension questions.

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