I used this lesson for the book Bad Boy by Walter Dean Myers but can be modified for other novels as well as people throughout history. Using ifaketext.com students can create texting scenarios with characters. Here i gave them four scenarios in the
Students were reading a memoir of the book Bad Boy by Walter Dean Myers which was centered around the 1940's and 1950's. To grasp what life was like in those decades, I had students research and create a digital biography using power point or
6 task cards provided about a controversial topic. The organizer that follows ask students to work in pairs to make claims/arguments for or against the topic, come up with a counterclaim, as well as a rebuttal.
Read this to your class as a listening activity or do independently. Before you start the book; you can read to the class a short summary that is vague and lacks information. Have students develop inquiry and questioning skills by having them create
I created this symbolism worksheet for students when I found out that my group were confused by symbolism and often looked to literally at things. This was a start up activity I had them do. Students were to match common symbols throughout