Four column grid listing Protagonist, Setting, Conflict, and Theme options for a creative writing short story assignments.
The student would choose one item from each column. Note, students should NOT select their story scenario by ROW. The
This assignment asks students to reread the end of chapter 9 when Simon is killed by the boys in a hysteria over the beast. They are asked to write from a specific character's perspective and recreate the events of that scene, reacting in ways
Excerpt of Malcolm X's address to the Oxford Union Debate, December 3rd, 1974 as published online. Link to original publication included. Original speech is excerpted to showcase specific rhetorical choices and for length. Cuts are indicated with
This lesson is focused on chapter 3 of the novel and has students working in small groups to complete close reading analysis presentations on a short passage from chapter 3 of the novel, To Kill A Mockingbird. The group questions are scaffolded by
Excerpt of "Civil Disobedience" by Henry David Thoreau, 1884. Original essay is excerpted to showcase specific rhetorical choices and for length. Cuts are indicated with an elipses.
The excerpted essay contains annotation markers and embedded
This four page assignment requires students to read 4 sample introduction paragraphs and annotate the structure of the paragraph, including the topic sentence/attention grabbing opening (hook), background about the topic (both sides of the issue),
Excerpt from "Economy" y Henry David Thoreau paired down significantly to cover a short two and a half pages. Bolded passages, annotation markers, vocabulary definitions, and annotation suggestions aid in reading comprehension and rhetorical
Student packet containing instructions for writing their own short story. Contained within:
-short story writing assignment parameters, clearly listed
-Character, Conflict, Setting, and Theme brainstorming grid