This is a rubric for a research project connecting the novel Speak, by Laurie Halse Anderson, to teenage depression. Students will research depression and post traumatic stress in teenagers and compare it to what Melinda goes through in the novel.
Included are instructions to a newspaper project for the novel The Outsiders. Students use this activity to reinforce the climax of the novel, the church fire. Students will create a newspaper headline page detailing the event, drawing on past
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Close Reading
Use this activity in conjunction with The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton. This activity introduces students to the art of annotating poems for meaning. Students should annotate and paraphrase the poem and then come up with a cohesive, analytical
As a generic follow up to reading a novel, this Tic-Tac-Toe choice board creates a great way to access knowledge in more than one way. Each Tic-Tac-Toe line includes writing, creativity, and analysis. Perfect for use after reading a novel together