Use this slideshow to review basic research skills and knowledge that students need to know before beginning a research project. Slides include information about credible sources, how to organize a paper, how to use proper citations, and how to
This is a creative writing assignment that allows the students to step into the shoes of one of the characters from the novel and write from their perspective. It is used to assess understanding of characterization as well as interpretation of the
Great activity to use during a Freedom Writer's Diary unit or during Civil Rights Day. Assignment can be altered as needed.
Students study lyrics from rapper Common's song "A Dream" from The Freedom Writer's Soundtrack. They compare those lyrics to
This is a pre-reading activity for Victor Hugo's novel, Les Miserables. This is merely the hand-out for students explaining the instructions for the activity. Character descriptions are handed out at least one day in advance. Students study their