This creative and thorough assignment can be assigned to any short story or novel. Students are asked to create their own book jacket requiring different sections to be completed. A model, template and rubric is included!
This colorful and attention grabbing document is sure to get your students' attention. A quick review of the elements of Gothic Literature followed by an evaluation of Disney's Beauty and the Beast for Gothic elements. Also included are questions
Five engaging court cases for students to investigate! This is a great activity which asks students to predict: Innocent or Guilty? They will need to provide evidence from the cases to support their prediction. Students will then be able to see if
This comprehensive packet begins with student notes reviewing the 7 most common types of conflict.
Also included are 3 pages of activities covering :
Defining the Conflict
Types of Conflicts
Writing out conflicts
After reading Edgar Allan Poe's The Tell-Tale Heart students will complete a reflective writing piece. They will write a three paragraph essay that analyzes Edgar Allan Poe’s ability to create mood in The Tell-Tale Heart.
In this fun activity, students will be asked to imagine they're the crazed narrator from Tell-Tale Heart. They will have just finished their rant (the story) while testifying at their trial, but the prosecutor has more questions for you. Student
Follow up questions for the Fall of the House of Usher. These free-response questions will engage students in close reading and critical thinking. These should be done upon complete of Edgar Allan Poe's The Fall of the House of Usher.
This handout and activity is a great way to introduce, review and reinforce different types of characterization. It includes some review questions as well as a dynamic character writing activity. Covers: Flat/Round Static/Dynamic Types of
This is a great way to break the ice with new students at any point in the year, but especially during the early days of school. This gets students appropriately out of their seats and interacting with new members of their class.