This file includes everything you would ever need for I am the Messenger. This includes interactive exercises, reading quizzes, guided notes, 2 different reading schedules, summative assessments, and more!
The reading quizzes are based on the
There are many ways to start an essay. However, for most students this is the hardest part of the essay. Here are some creative ways in which each student can use to create a strong and effective opening for their essay.
This project is designed to take place of a summative assessment. You should implement this project at the end of the book or towards the end of the book. This will be a focus on the main character's (Ed Kennedy) journey throughout the book. You
This project is designed to give insight on how technology has become essential to our lives and potentially an invasion to personal privacy. I have used this project before teaching books such as: 1984, The Running Man, Animal Farm, and Fahrenheit
It's important for students to look closely at dialogue between two characters. This could be used for indirect characterization or it can set the mood of the scene. There are simple cues within your own writing and novels that can be used to
This is an exercise and a worksheet that I have used in order to teach tone and mood with poetry. This exercise can be modified to apply to short stories and/or novels. It works best when being paired with poetry and leading into Shakespeare.
This is a project that I have used as an introduction to extended metaphor. It is an easy metaphor to grasp, but allows them to explore the different types of figurative language that goes into poetry.
10 worksheets that can be used to breakdown the different aspects of formal writing. Included are worksheets that develop a strong thesis, as well as organizing a paragraph and embedding a quote.
I have used these worksheets with my 9th, 10th, and