Our Ender's Game Unit Teaching Package has 106+ pages and slides of engaging activities
. Learners will enjoy the rigor and creativity
in these standards-aligned resources built from best practices.
: Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
: 106 slides/pages in lesson plan unit
Pacing Guide and Answer Keys included
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LITERATURE PLAN CONTENTS:
* Suggested timeline of how a teacher could plan out the unit.
* Detailed explanations of the goals of each activity and how to conduct the activities in the classroom.
··· Pre-reading Bias Intro Activity
- answer thematic questions to get students thinking about the novel
- 1-page activity
- 10-slide PowerPoint
··· Comprehension Journal
- 6 short-answer questions per chapter to help the students think more deeply about characters, setting, and theme
- 15-page Packet
··· Plot Chart Organizer Diagram Arc
- organize the 6 parts of the plot
- 1-page organizer & Answer Key
··· Conflict Graphic Organizer - 6 Types of Conflict
- Students analyze the 6 different types of conflict
- 2-page organizer & Answer Key
··· Settings Organizer
- analyze the main settings using novel quotes
- 1-page organizer
··· Journal - Quickwrite Writing Prompts - PowerPoint
- 1/2 writing assignments to spur much deeper conversational thinking
- 17-question PowerPoint
··· Vocabulary List and Quiz Assessments
- 60 Beginner vocabulary words from the novel
- 60 Advanced vocabulary words from the novel
- 12-page Bundle includes 2 lists of words, quizzes, and answer keys
··· Battle School Army Logo Project
- Students design a logo for one of the armies in Ender's Battle School
- 2-page Bundle
··· Locke, Demosthenes, Veni Vidi Vici - PowerPoint
- Helps students better understand the philosophers and generals in the story
- 16-slide PowerPoint
··· Final Discussion - PowerPoint
- Discusses the characters' morality and right vs. wrong
- Discusses which characters are good or evil . . . and why
- 9-slide PowerPoint
··· Character Analysis Packet and Essay
- 1 character analysis essay prompt w/ grading rubric
- 1 page of sample essay ideas
- 1 page with 4 rubrics on it for easy quartering
- 7 character analysis pages for them to keep track of quotations
- 10-page Bundle
··· Ansible Video Activity
- 1-page Activity
- Students record video to send to Earth about what evil is.
··· Movie vs. Novel Comparison
- 2-page Activity
- Students compare & contrast the movie and novel
··· iPod Audio Tracts Tracker
- Audio book iTunes tracts labeled w/ page #s
- 1 screenshot image
*** 106 pages / slides total in lesson plan unit ***
NOTE: Every PowerPoint includes both the PowerPoint Show and the customizable .ppt file.
Enjoy Ender's Game! The enemy's gate is down!
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