AaronNWndlnd's ELA Extravaganza

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By AaronNWndlnd's ELA Extravaganza
This document outlines Sir Thomas More's Utopia and asks students to create their own version of the perfect society. Ss love this project!--it's creative and literary and Ss can present their projects after they're finished!
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Government, Literature
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Projects, Fun Stuff, Simulations
$5.00
2 ratings
4.0
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By AaronNWndlnd's ELA Extravaganza
This handout both analyzes aspect of Bowen's classic short story "The Demon Lover" (perfect for conversations close to Halloween or during a unit that explores the ramifications of war) and provides reflection questions that can be used to generate
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Short Stories
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Handouts
$5.00
3 ratings
3.8
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By AaronNWndlnd's ELA Extravaganza
Two fun activities included--Blind Date With A Book & Book Speed Dating--each designed to allow students to pick and enjoy a book and then report back their findings to the class.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Valentine's Day
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Novel Study
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By AaronNWndlnd's ELA Extravaganza
Allow your students to show what they know via these writing options for Flannery O'Connor's classic short story "A Good Man Is Hard to Find."
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Short Stories
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Projects, Activities, Assessment
$5.00
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By AaronNWndlnd's ELA Extravaganza
In this handout, students can choose from several options to show their understanding of Sherman Alexie's short story "What You Pawn I Will Redeem."
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Short Stories
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Projects, Activities, Assessment
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By AaronNWndlnd's ELA Extravaganza
Give students a chance to show you what they know and choose their own creative assessment option from the list provided as a way of demonstrating their understanding of Orwell's classic essay "Shooting An Elephant." As Gen. Patton said, "Don't tell
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Other (ELA), Literature
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Assessment
$5.00
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By AaronNWndlnd's ELA Extravaganza
Help students appreciate the amazing short story by James Baldwin "Sonny's Blues" and show their learning with a personalized approach by choosing one of these assessment options.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Short Stories, Black History Month
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Projects, Activities, Assessment
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By AaronNWndlnd's ELA Extravaganza
Using the guidelines laid out here, students will be inspired to write their own personal essay that explores their personal philosophy of life. The idea is that a person will live a better more useful life if they understand why they are here and
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing-Essays
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Projects, Fun Stuff, Mini-Course
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By AaronNWndlnd's ELA Extravaganza
This is a presentation I use with high school juniors on Graham Greene's short story "The Destructors."
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Short Stories
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations, Minilessons
$5.00
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By AaronNWndlnd's ELA Extravaganza
This is a presentation that connects the short story to topics of morality, ethics, and encourage critical thinking about the work.
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations
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By AaronNWndlnd's ELA Extravaganza
Encourage students to explore Robert Browning's dramatic monologue "My Last Duchess" with these reflection questions.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Poetry
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Handouts
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By AaronNWndlnd's ELA Extravaganza
This doc helps students prepare to write a music review of a performance.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Music, Writing
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Projects, Fun Stuff, Multimedia
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By AaronNWndlnd's ELA Extravaganza
After working on my syllabus for over a decade, this is my best effort. Take what works for you and ignore what does not. Polite criticisms are always welcome.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, For All Subject Areas
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, Staff
Types:
Teacher Manuals, Syllabi, Professional Development
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By AaronNWndlnd's ELA Extravaganza
This is a presentation on Alice Walker excellent essay/short story.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Short Stories
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations, Prezis
$5.00
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4.0
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By AaronNWndlnd's ELA Extravaganza
Let your students personalize their learning by choosing one of the writing assessment options given here for Flannery O'Connor's classic short story "A Good Man Is Hard to Find."
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Short Stories, Writing
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Projects, Activities, Assessment
$5.00
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By AaronNWndlnd's ELA Extravaganza
Step into the slippers of Shakespeare and create a modern retelling of a scene from one of his classic plays. Grab a sword, a scroll—and a cellphone! The Scenario
: Reimagine the Bard by adapting a scene from the play we’re reading for modern
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Projects, Activities, Cooperative Learning
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By AaronNWndlnd's ELA Extravaganza
This document asks Ss to either 1) show who they are by selecting a musician and responding to the prompts with song titles from said musician(s); 2) characterize a literary figure or character using song titles to respond to the prompts. Students
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Music
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Literacy Center Ideas
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By AaronNWndlnd's ELA Extravaganza
In this lesson, students choose form several centers or stations to complete in order to actively respond to Shakespeare's play Antony and Cleopatra.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Drama, Literature
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Projects, Activities, Literacy Center Ideas
$5.00
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By AaronNWndlnd's ELA Extravaganza
This project is a team collaboration to choose a short story, read it, and then create a presentation about a main character or scene from the story that is connecting, reflected, or better understood through the exploration of a particular song the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Music, Close Reading
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Projects, Songs, Cooperative Learning
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By AaronNWndlnd's ELA Extravaganza
Create a character analysis of a modern politician using Orwell's "Politics of the English Language." Student will enjoy this challenging project that connected Orwell and his essay to our era.
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Projects, Assessment, Nonfiction Book Study
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have taught for over a dozen years at both a conservative co-ed Catholic high school and a liberal arts high school.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I personalize our course content so each student can grow themselves into a better version than they were yesterday.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

I teach at a National Blue Ribbon Finalist school.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I read and think more than anyone I know, so I might as well share what I have used and uncovered along the way.

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My Twitter Homepage: https://twitter.com/Aaron_n_Wndlnd My LinkedIn Homepage: https://www.linkedin.com/in/aaron-sherman-b776b516?trk=nav_responsive_tab_profile My Blog: http://aaronmichaelshermaneducator.blogspot.com ASCD Edge Profile: http://edge.ascd.org/profile/aaron-sherman#info

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