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By Diana Dame
I am teaching Ancient Greece, Greek gods and goddesses, and The Odyssey. I needed an introductory activity to have students engage with the major theme that the heroes of a culture are a reflection of the values of the people, and this concept is
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Computer Science - Technology, Critical Thinking
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Multimedia, Internet Activities, Webquests
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By Diana Dame
I spent 8 years condensing and honing the Fagles translation of the Odyssey so my students in the Bronx could read it. I've never liked any other translation, and the original text is over 400 pages long. The text here stays true to the story and
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Handouts, EBooks
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By Diana Dame
I taught Shakespeare literature circles in my 9th Grade Honors English class in which I allowed students to choose whether they wanted to read Romeo and Juliet, Othello, or Merchant of Venice. They chose their text and were put into groups of 4.
Subjects:
Literature, Reading Strategies, Close Reading
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Homework, Literature Circles
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By Diana Dame
Students had a summer reading assignment to complete asking them to annotate a book for characterization and character growth. As a summative assessment after our first unit reading The Odyssey, students used what they learned about the hero's
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Projects, Assessment, Multimedia
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By Diana Dame
This is a short unit I wrote over the podcast Serial for the end of the year for my 9th Grade Honors students to complete while testing. I have the unit plan without lesson plans. There are 11 articles that I used to introduce the unit and address
Subjects:
Other (ELA), Writing, Informational Text
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Projects, Handouts, Graphic Organizers
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By Diana Dame
This assignment is an independent reading chart with 60 current, diverse titles that a students can choose from to read. Each book has a point value from 1-5, and the students has to choose any number of books that totals 5 (next year I will make it
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Assessment, Literature Circles, Nonfiction Book Study
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By Diana Dame
I used this webquest to start my students on my non-fiction unit (the book list is also one of my products). The sections ask: what's the purpose of writing? How is writing a tool? Why do people read? The reflection at the end is question about
Subjects:
Reading, Writing, Informational Text
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Activities, Internet Activities, Webquests
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By Diana Dame
This essay is formatted for students that are doing literature circles for the texts Romeo and Juliet, Merchant of Venice, or Othello. There is an outline and rubric in the document. The rubric attached is an International Baccalaureate rubric that
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Writing
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Assessment, Outlines, Rubrics
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By Diana Dame
This activity focuses specifically on books 9-12 in the Fagles translation of The Odyssey. It gives six activity options that students can choose from. My students said it was one of their favorite activities in the unit, and they still remembered
Subjects:
Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking, Literature
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff
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By Diana Dame
This is the unit guide overview I used with my course team. It has MYP rubrics for assessment, but it could easily be changed to CCSS rubrics. Activities build up to a narrative.
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Handouts, Assessment, Nonfiction Book Study
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