This quilt project puts the time period background history of British Literature in the hands of the students. Students will research different aspects of the time period and present the information to their classmates. It can easily be adapted for
This seventeen point quiz covers basic plot info from Act I of Othello. There is a character idenification matching section, a quote identification section, and a true/false section. This could easily be modified to be used as exit tickets or
This assignment allows students to creatively write headlines and story about Hawthorne's "Dr. Heidegger's Experiment." It can be modified from group format to individual, and it could easily be modified for use with other stories.
**This could be used to teach any poet's work** This group activity analyzing and interpreting Emily Dickinson's poetry can be modified as an individual project, and it can be paired with any of Dickinson's poetry. This also covers several Common
This project can be modified for most grades levels and can be used as an individual, partner, or group project. Students read and analyze a Patricia Polacco book for its theme, documenting quotes that prove the theme for a PowerPoint presentation.
This is an essay test which covers Beowulf, "The Prologue" from Canterbury Tales, "The Wife of Bath Tale,' "The Pardoner's Tale," and "Sir Gawain and the Green Knight." Two versions of the test are included and both focus on comparison of themes,
After reading a classic novel, students create a card with a symbolic picture on the front and summary on the back. The oral presentation hits speaking standards. **Search for additional FREE grading rubric.**
While viewing the Lord of the Flies and The Most Dangerous Game, students write down different themes, symbols, and motifs present with the support to prove it. After viewing both, they compare the two. This could be helpful in meeting new Common
This project integrates various standards from the Common Core standards and can be easily modified to fit the needs of your classroom. Students are asked to write down the theme, with support, from a piece of literature. They are then asked to
A Power Point used to get students to explore several topics included in Janet Tashjian's Vote for Larry. This presentation allows for students to submit their answers electronically, but teachers could easily print the questions off for students
This projects has students choose three adjectives to describe a main character from Vote For Larry. Students then find a representative picture to symbolize this adjective, as well as three quotes from the novel to support the adjective choice.