Full unit, over two weeks of materials. The unit examines the four main elements of suspense: foreshadowing, figurative language, dramatic irony, and realistic characters. Students will look at these elements through excerpts of Stephen King novels,
A worksheet to go along with the FREE Bradbury theater version of "The Veldt."
Asks students to examine similarities and differences from the text to the film. Also, asks students to examine basic film elements and how they added to literary terms
This activity is a fun and unique way to teach color symbolism. It requires students to create their own associations with colors as they are used in famous artworks. Instead of giving students a color symbolism resource, take the time to have them
In this interactive introduction to "Night" students will examine video clips, poetry, survivor artwork, and a a virtual tour of Auschwitz to get a deep understanding of the Holocaust. The task sheets asks students to explore the power and
A full mini-unit on Hitchcock's film "The Birds." This package includes a movie viewing guide with examples from movie clips (YouTube) hyperlinked into the PDF document allowing students a first hand look at the elements they should be analyzing in
A complete unit that will take students through "Night" by completing interactive and engaging activities. There are over 9 unique activities that incorporate different aspects of technology. A calendar is incorporated to advise which chapters fit
Students will examine characters/conflict, dialogue/diction, author's reflection, setting, and sensory details in excerpts from unique and interesting excerpts.
Excerpts included are:
-Girl, Interrupted (sensitive material - mention of suicide, but
Students will identify where the symbols are in the text, their deeper meaning and their relation to theme. The back asks students to create a theme statement based on their analysis of the symbols. Answer key included!
I had students begin by viewing the Initial Slideshow with movie clips and brief movie synopsis, recording initial thoughts, reactions, or questions and identifying words whose connotation can relate to ethos, pathos, or logos on the Movie Speeches