This huge bundle includes weeks and weeks of lessons to engage and challenge high school readers and writers of all levels and abilities.
***46-slide PowerPoint (editable)
***Common Core-aligned Step-by-Step Unit Plan with: detailed daily lessons, do nows, homework, discussion & writing prompts, entrance and exit slips, teacher directives, differentiation, reflection prompts, and much more! (editable - Word)
***3 Full-Length nonfiction articles (editable -Word) w/leveled questions and discussion starters
***Graphic Organizers and Worksheets (Word)
***Socratic Seminar Evaluation Organizer (editable - Word)
***Leveled prompts for in-class essay (argument w/evidence, writing process)
FOCUS ON MEMOIR GENRE & AUTHOR’S STYLE - DICTION, SYNTAX, IMAGERY, MOOD
HOMEWORK WRITING PROMPTS
CLASSROOM WRITING & DISCUSSION PROMPTS
ANNOTATION SITUATIONS: METHODS TO COMPREHEND & RESPOND TO TEXT
WALLS’ PARENTING STYLE “REPORT CARDS”
EMOTIONS WHEEL PRINTABLE & ACTIVITY
CHARACTER’S EMOTIONAL JOURNEY MAP ACTIVITY/GALLERY WALK
LEVELED INFORMATIONAL ARTICLES W/ACCOMPANYING WRITING & DISCUSSION PROMPTS - FULL-TEXT ARTICLES IN WORD FORMAT
RECIPROCAL TEACHING ACTIVITIES & PRESENTATIONS
PRINTABLE & CUSTOMIZABLE CHARACTER BOOKMARKS
QFT: QUESTION FORMULATION TECHNIQUE FOR SOCRATIC SEMINAR
SOCRATIC SEMINAR – STEP BY STEP GUIDE, INNER/OUTER CIRCLE RESOURCES & EVALUATION/WORKSHEET PRINTABLE
LEVELED LENS ESSAY PROMPTS – WRITING PROCESS GUIDE
The Glass Castle has been a huge hit with all my students since I first introduced it several years ago. It engages even the toughest and most reluctant readers into authentic conversation, close reading, and poignant response.
Now that the movie is out, I will show it as a complement to the unit.
-I hope you enjoy teaching this unit as much as I have!