This gallery walk can be used as a pre-reading activity for The Kite Runner. Each of the 4 stations has 4-6 pictures with corresponding captions that tell a story about the war in Afghanistan. Allow students 4-5 minutes at each station to take note
This handout breaks down the different types of diction as well as explains the purpose of using strong diction. This can be used as a supplement to both reading comprehension and writing. Using it with poetry helps students to understand single
This powerpoint provides information on what makes a strong introduction paragraph. There are tips on what not to do and what not to do, as well as an overview of the general purpose of an introduction.
This is a close reading activity for ch. 6 of The Great Gatsby. There are two passages from the text provided along with two questions for each of the passage. Students are to practice using close reading skills to answer each question only using
This powerpoint gives students tips on how they can avoid and replace to-be verbs in their writing. This is used a supplement for students to strengthen their writing. There are multiple examples, practices, and a video included in the powerpoint.
Students have a tendency to skip over words they do not recognize or Google the word's meaning, just to forget it a few seconds later. This document provides a step-by-step process of what to do when coming across a new word.
Students are often overwhelmed and confused after reading a poem. This step-by-step guide helps students to comprehend and analyze poetry. With practice using this guide, students are able to comprehend poetry on their own.
This can be used as a handout or poster to hang in the classroom. Putting ideas together into a cohesive inference can be overwhelming for students. This step-by-step guide is not only a quick reference for teachers, it's an easy way to get students
This graphic organizer can be used as a refresher and introduction into literary elements in short stories. Students would write their own definitions for each of the literary elements based on previous knowledge. Then, students would watch a Pixar
This powerpoint is a quick guide to teaching students the difference between revising and editing writing. It provides an overview of the difference, more detailed differences, as well as tips on how to revise and edit. This can be used with any