These grab-and-go activities provide fun ways to reinforce close reading and inference skills while students explore different perspectives, generate creative responses or provide cross-curricular approaches to literature. Includes 10 activities with specific readings for each. These assignments work well with novel studies, as free choice activities or as a substitute activity.
Includes these organizers:
Anthropological Discovery Log
Civil Rights Violation Client Interview Notes
Criminal Defense Client Screening Interview
Department of Health Psychological Evaluation
Missing Person Report (with or without Image)
Screen or Stage Adaptation Notes
Stage Design Notes
A couple activities can be used with any text, while others would pair well with specific situations in many, many texts (here are just some ideas):
12 Years a Slave, 100 Years of Solitude, Animal Farm, As I Lay Dying, Beloved, Beowulf, “The Birthmark”, Catcher in the Rye, The Color Purple, The Crucible, “Dr. Heidegger’s Experiment”, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Frankenstein, Great Expectations, The Great Gatsby, Heart of Darkness, The Help, Huckleberry Finn, The Hunger Games, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, Into the Wild, The Lord of the Flies, Malcolm X, Night, The Odyssey, Of Mice and Men, Oliver Twist, The Outsiders, Pride and Prejudice, The Scarlet Letter, The Secret Life of Bees, “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty”, Their Eyes Were Watching God, Things Fall Apart, A Thousand Splendid Suns, To Kill a Mockingbird, Wuthering Heights, “The Yellow Wallpaper”, and many of Shakespeare’s plays.