This is a close reading activity based on an article from the New York Sun in March of 1888. There is vocabulary, tiered questions, figurative language and an open ended response using the RACE format. I have used it when reading fiction that deals
This power point presentation can be used to introduce what life was like for Jews in European ghettos. It can easily be integrated into a larger Holocaust unit, or used as an introduction for a novel set in a ghetto.
This is a close reading activity using an article about birth order from http://www.sheknows.com/parenting/articles/974203/does-birth-order-affect-personality. I often use it to accompany the short story "Dragon, Dragon" by John Gardner. It contains