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By Crystal Vandiver
Students will watch a YouTube link to the Pixar short film Big Buck Bunny to practice learning about archetypes. The PowerPoint is designed for students who are learning archetypes for the first time. Students will: Access prior knowledge by
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities
$3.50
48 ratings
4.0
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By Crystal Vandiver
This is a great collection of activities that I have created to be done before, during, and after reading The Rime of the Ancient Mariner. Use the text found in your book, or easily find a full text on the internet. Activities Included: Line
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Assessment
$4.00
32 ratings
3.7
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By Crystal Vandiver
I have created a simple reading check quiz for every chapter of the novel A Long Way Gone. This quiz contains great questions that you can use to make sure your students have completed the reading that they were assigned. This is a great resource
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Assessment
$8.00
24 ratings
3.8
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I worked hard to create this skill based assessment of my student's learning from my Long Way Gone unit. The test assesses the following skills by having the students read quotes and identify key terms: • plot • setting
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Assessment
$8.00
16 ratings
4.0
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By Crystal Vandiver
Help your students learn to recognize when they are reading an allegory by giving them this sheet with five paragraphs that have clues about events from history, famous stories, or famous people allegorized. I have included both the honors level
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Assessment
$4.00
23 ratings
3.4
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By Crystal Vandiver
Students will understand motifs and also get to answer practice test questions with this powerpoint. Features: paragraphs with motifs + multiple choice questions art with motifs motif word practice motif creation and peer guessing activity great
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities
$2.50
25 ratings
3.9
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By Crystal Vandiver
Your students will be asked to practice their iambic pentameter skills in a fun way! This handout acts as if a record company, "Iambic Records," is hiring them to rewrite a popular song so that it can be enjoyed by a more educated audience. Students
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Literature
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Cultural Activities
$3.00
13 ratings
3.9
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By Crystal Vandiver
This is a ready-to-give skill based midterm for your Honors or Standard level English 10 class. It would also serve as a great Common Core Benchmark. Update: This verison now includes the answer key The first page of this document is a printable
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Literature
Grades:
10th
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Assessment
$6.00
15 ratings
3.9
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By Crystal Vandiver
This is an interesting, one day lesson on satire designed for students who need to practice figuring out satire without the teacher having to contantly give the answers. Students will read the included article that contains a dictionary of words
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Cooperative Learning
$2.50
12 ratings
3.9
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By Crystal Vandiver
This powerpoint will teach your students ethos, pathos, and logos from the ground up. It includes: History Definitions Examples in literature Examples in product sales Examples in writing and argument I always start my ethical appeals unit with
Subjects:
N/A
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lectures, Activities, Handouts
$2.50
17 ratings
3.9
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By Crystal Vandiver
If you teach the book Night, you probably show Oprah's interview with Elie Wiesel as they return to visit Auschwtiz. This is a good video guide to use to make sure your students are paying attention to the video. It will help you check their
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Assessment
$2.00
16 ratings
3.9
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By Crystal Vandiver
This is a great game for students to play to practice the three types of appeals: ethos, pathos, and logos. Students roll a die to move forward on the board while deciding whether the arguments they encounter are pathos, ethos, or logos. This is
Subjects:
N/A
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Games
$5.00
17 ratings
3.4
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By Crystal Vandiver
This Common Core aligned lesson will take your students on a research journey into topics that will enhance their understanding of the story And of Clay Are We Created by Isabel Allende. Skills: Non-fiction analysis Fact vs. opinion Making
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Short Stories, Informational Text
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Activities, Literacy Center Ideas, Cooperative Learning
$2.00
11 ratings
3.7
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By Crystal Vandiver
This powerpoint contains everything you need to teach the qualities of an Epic or Epic Hero. Features: Interesting art depictions of famous epic heroes Important informaiton is bold and underlined Information is easy to digest and bullet pointed
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities
$3.50
16 ratings
3.9
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By Crystal Vandiver
This 62 question multiple choice test was written to match the common core. It contains passages and questions that assess the following skills: Elements of a Tragedy Tragic Hero catharsis Hamartia Hubris monologue aside Omens Comma
Subjects:
N/A
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Assessment
$2.50
8 ratings
4.0
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By Crystal Vandiver
Do your students need a reminder about the difference between objective and subjective? Give them this document as a quick assessment or as a practice to see if they have mastered the skill. The document will ask them about objective statements
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Assessment
$1.50
11 ratings
3.7
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By Crystal Vandiver
I would never teach this book without assigning this reading guide! This guide contains questions for each chapter of Night to hold students accountable to both doing and understanding the reading. The questions range from simple comprehension
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Guided Reading Books
$3.00
9 ratings
4.0
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By Crystal Vandiver
Solve student apostrophe errors with this straight forward handout that teaches, guides, and allows for practice. All you need to do is tell them the meaning of the words: singular, plural, and possesive. The sheet will walk them through the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities
$2.75
5 ratings
4.0
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By Crystal Vandiver
These assignments go with Kate Chopin's "Story of an Hour." The text is easily found via web search. What you are getting: Informational articles for pre-reading (Biography and article about women's rights in 1890 Reading log for during-reading
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Assessment
$5.00
7 ratings
4.0
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By Crystal Vandiver
I have had the most success preparing students for End of Course English testing by giving them multiple practice with the same questions stems. I like to have them try two questions, teach a little bit and review, and then try two more until they
Subjects:
English Language Arts, ELA Test Prep, Close Reading
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Minilessons
$3.75
7 ratings
3.8
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