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For a limited time, I am selling everything currently in my ENTIRE store for only $30 (that’s 60% off)! That averages out to less than $0.70 per product! You get 50+ student-tested resources for high school English Language Arts. This bundle
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Writing
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Graphic Organizers
$29.99
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This activity includes a link to a photo essay titled "Iran before the Revolution" and questions to accompany it. It provides interesting visuals to contextualize Persepolis.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Informational Text
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Novel Study, Internet Activities
$1.00
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Have you struggled to get students to understand satire? Common core standards require students to "analyze a case in which grasping a point of view requires distinguishing what is directly stated in a text from what is really meant (e.g., satire),"
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Informational Text
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Assessment
CCSS:
RL.11-12.4, RL.11-12.5, RL.11-12.6, RI.11-12.2, RI.11-12.4, RI.11-12.5, RI.11-12.6
$4.99
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I taught Othello for years before developing this activity, and now I will never teach it again without this lesson. It works like a charm! Students spend time analyzing selected quotations before reading in order to get the hang of the language and
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities
$1.50
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This is a handout with 4 questions to help students analyze syntax in "The Minister's Black Veil." This works well in A.P. Language and Composition or American Literature.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Close Reading
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Handouts
$1.00
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This is an organizer that my students complete throughout our unit on satire. Students record examples of the devices as we read, view, discuss, and create examples of satire. In my unit, we study "A Modest Proposal" and The Canterbury Tales along
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Close Reading
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Handouts
CCSS:
RL.9-10.1, RI.9-10.1
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I use this activity to get my students up and moving at the start of our unit on epic heroes, which includes Beowulf and The Iliad. It includes quotations about what a hero is/does and students have to decide where they stand (literally). This could
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Informational Text
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities
$2.50
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Students are given a rubric and instructions for creating their own satirical presentations on various high interest subjects. This product also includes a project proposal sheet and peer evaluation sheet. This assignment works well after reading "A
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Projects, Activities
$1.99
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These figurative language bell ringers provide practice identifying, defining, and using similes, metaphors, hyperbole, allusion, and personification! This product includes 20 engaging bell ringer activities that can be used with any unit. The
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Poetry
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations
CCSS:
RL.9-10.4, RL.9-10.10, RL.11-12.4, RL.11-12.10
$4.00
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This is a film analysis worksheet that can be used with any film. Students analyze visual and thematic elements. Students do not need any special knowledge of film production to complete the sheet.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Other (ELA)
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Graphic Organizers
$1.50
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This is a fun and engaging way for students to practice essential reading comprehension skills! Students review examples of the different ways hashtags are used to convey ideas and concepts, then create their own hashtags for a text you've studied.
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Informational Text
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Handouts
CCSS:
RL.9-10.2, RL.9-10.10, RI.9-10.2, RI.9-10.10
$3.00
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★ This item is included in my And Then There Were None Bundle ★ ★You can also purchase this item as part of my massively discounted Entire Store Bundle ★ And Then There Were None Movie and Novel Comparison-- This activity is for the is a 1945 film
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Graphic Organizers
$0.75
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This thesis statement activity uses the concept attainment approach. The materials provide multiple opportunities for students to evaluate the characteristics of strong and weak examples of thesis statements. Concept attainment is my new absolute
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities, Handouts
CCSS:
W.9-10.1, W.9-10.2e, W.9-10.4, W.9-10.9
$2.50
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This project allows students to be creative and make real-world connections with their language arts skills. Students are given 3 project options with detailed instructions a grading rubric. Students usually get very excited about these projects in
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Projects, Activities
$1.99
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★ This item is included in my And Then There Were None Bundle ★ ★You can also purchase this item as part of my massively discounted Entire Store Bundle ★ And Then There Were None Pre-Reading Activity-- In groups, students examine the nature of evil
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities
$1.00
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This is a modified version of literature circles and can be used for any poem. This download includes 6 different student response sheets with instructions and 17 example poems for study. You can also purchase this product as a part of my discounted
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Poetry, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RL.9-10.1, RL.9-10.2, RL.9-10.4, RL.9-10.5, RL.9-10.6, RL.9-10.10, SL.6.1b, SL.6.1c, SL.6.1d
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This is a set of 7 vocabulary quizzes that I use with seniors. I usually give them one word a day as a class warm up, and ask them to use the word in a relevant sentence. Then I quiz them every 2 weeks. Each quiz contains matching, sentence
Subjects:
Vocabulary, ELA Test Prep
Grades:
11th, 12th
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes
CCSS:
L.11-12.6
$4.99
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This activity provides students with two opposing viewpoints on what success in life is. The students will compare two poems on the topic of success and complete a writing activity.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Poetry
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts
CCSS:
RL.11-12.1, RL.11-12.3, RL.11-12.4, RL.11-12.5, RL.11-12.6
$1.50
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★You can also purchase this item as part of my massively discounted Entire Store Bundle ★ This bundle includes all the awesome resources I use to teach Agatha Christie's And Then There Were None. Here is what's included: Vocabulary Sheet-- This
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Graphic Organizers
$4.99
1
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These document provides 3 different options for projects that students can complete for the play Antigone. A rubric is also included. Also check out my new Antigone project options!
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Projects
$1.25
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