Close Reading: Students will identify characteristics found in urban legends while reading The Girl in the Lavender Dress and The Woman in the Snow. They will document their textual evidence/support.
Task: You are a member of
Holocaust Victim/Survivor Research Project
The Diary of a Young Girl/Night
In this project you will be completing the following:
1. Researching biographical information about the person whom you are assigned.
2. Research information about the
PowerPoint Presentation that explains the setting and conflicts during that era.
Beowulf Boast: Your assignment is to write a formal boast about yourself and perform it for the class. Tell us your deeds, what you plan to do, and how you're not
Cereal Box Project:
1. Choose a person whom you believe to be a contender based on the characteristics we discussed in class. You may choose a character from a book, a historical figure (alive or dead), someone you know, a famous athlete, a
Students will identify the mood within a poem or piece of text by analyzing the author's use of figurative language, word choice, and imagery. Template, directions and sample are all included.
Students will change the physical nature of the text
Task: You are the Dean of the prestigious Hero University. You are designing scholastic programs for the six types of heroes.
Choose your favorite type of hero and create a brochure, newsletter, or website detailing the courses a person would
Indirect/Direct Characterization: Students will analyze the characters within the novel by citing textual evidence and making inferences on a reading log.
Setting Analysis: Students will analyze the character's homes within the novel and how the