I used the classic Dr. Seuss story, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, to review Text Structures. This lesson breaks down the story into these five Text Structures:
1. Cause & Effect
3. Compare & Contrast
4. Problem/ Solution
Greek mythology is so much fun when students get to act out the play after reading the myth. It's a great opportunity to cover both mythology & playwrights at the same time.
This lesson gives you the popular passage and playwright to Orpheus
The Superbowl is here again! Introduce this speech by North Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera, to your class. Provided in the lesson is also the Youtube video of the speech.
With this lesson, you will examine two versions of the speech, the
It's Game Time! Use the Superbowl experience to deliver a persuasive speech lesson to touchdown. Have your students compare & contrast two popular speeches from NFL coaches, Vincent Lombardi & Ron Rivera. Discuss rhetorical devices in the
Do your students love the Harry Potter series? Have your students read, "The Tale of the Three Brothers," by J.K. Rowling. It is a short story found in her novel The Tales of Beedle the Bard.
I created three handouts to go with the story. The
A cross cultural study in mythology is the best way to learn about different cultures. Every culture at its foundation had its own interpretation of how the world came about and why things were the way they were. Students will enjoy learning about
This resource includes the fictional story by Roald Dahl, "The Umbrella Man." The story is 5 pages long. It is about an elderly man who deceives two characters into buying an umbrella so he can spend their money.
This resources includes:
Here is an answer sheet to provide to your students. Present ten super bowl commercials to your students, probably from YouTube, give them the handout, and discuss the persuasive techniques from each video.