Poetry group work -- students examine works such as: "Thanatopsis"/"Tide Rises, Tide Falls"/"The Chambered Nautilus"
Students compare and contrast the three poems. Students also connect specific elements of Romanticism to the poems.
This activity goes well with after teaching about Age of Reason or the Founding Fathers. Students will be given a product, and they must create a persuasive commercial for the class. Students should model the techniques used in the pieces we
Before students watch the clip, they fill out what they already know about the Salem Witch Trials and/or Puritans. Students also have an area to write down questions they still have and interesting details they found. The other side of the
I use this during my Age of Reason and Argumentative Writing unit. You can find your own political cartoons to use with this organizer. Students keep track of elements such as stance, symbols, and audience.
This project can be used for any grade level in high school. It can also be used for any short story unit. This project requires the students to prepare a lesson and teach a short story to the class. Students have time to read and prepare