This assignment is is great for providing meaningful context when studying Macbeth. The document includes 6 study topics, and step by step directions for finding, processing, and presenting information to get students ready for Macbeth. As an
This document includes the text of Lady Macbeth's famous speeches from acts 1 and 5, along with questions and a graphic organizer. The activity leads students to engage in meaningful close reading in order to support an interpretation.
This handout includes the full text letter to which Dr. King was responding when e wrote "Letter from a Birmingham Jail." It includes a graphic organizer with prompts that will help students analyze King's letter as a reply to complaints made
This handout provides a model for how to articulate the context and significance of a key quote. Using 2 quotes from Act IV of Macbeth, students practice explaining what a quote means beyond its importance in the plot.
This packet contains specific prompts to direct viewer's attention to thematic, rhetorical, and cinematic aspects of Moises Kaufmens film version of The Laramie Project. It also includes pre and post viewing tasks to facilitate discussion. The
You can use this assignment to help your school recognize and celebrate Black History Month. I use it in a creative writing class, however it would also be appropriate for a regular English class, and could easily be modified for any content area by
This assignment includes directions, a list of key scenes, and an assessment list. Students focus on the performance aspects of key scenes, prepare, and perform. This is a great way to end your Macbeth unit.
This activity is designed to allow students to interact with the text. I have broken the second half of Act II into sections and provided specific directions for groups to focus their reading. The activity, including performance time, should last
These directions can be printed out and given to groups of students. The directions requires students to focus on specific aspects of their part of the act, and plan a modern language version of the lines which emphasizes elements such as tone and
This assignment sheet outlines expectations for writing an original short story using an unreliable narrator. This assignment is helpful in demonstrating how to read Holden as an unreliable narrator in The Catcher in the Rye. The assignment includes
This activity directs students with specific steps to analyze chapters in The Great Gatsby and create a PowerPoint sharing their findings. The first slide gives directions, and the rest of the PowerPoint is a model. I used Chapter 5 for the model,