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By Jessica Connell
1984 by George Orwell Students use the analysis matrix to compare two pairs of scenes: Winston's two dreams about his mother, and Winston's two encounters with O'Brien (before his arrest). After comparing various elements of the paired scenes,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Handouts, Novel Study
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By Jessica Connell
1984 by George Orwell In this activity, students compare the relationship between Winston and Julia to Adam and Eve (Gen 3:1-19). They analyze four aspects of the relationships: - the kind of relationship between them - the nature of their sin(s) -
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Writing-Essays
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Novel Study, Graphic Organizers
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By Jessica Connell
Students practice generating a clear assertion statement about the novel, providing relevant and appropriate evidence, and writing thoughtful commentary. The writing model is designed to prepare students to complete the essay on the Virginia
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Writing
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Handouts, Assessment, Novel Study
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By Jessica Connell
"The Utterly Perfect Murder" by Ray Bradbury This reading guide includes: - reading comprehension questions to guide students through the story - discussion questions to encourage students to think critically about the story (symbols and motifs) -
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Short Stories
Grades:
9th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Handouts
$1.50
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By Jessica Connell
This review handout helps students think critically about the story and discuss it with literary terms. The handout addresses the following concepts: setting, internal and external conflicts, point of view and narration, mood, tone, theme, and
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
9th
Types:
Study Guides, Worksheets, Handouts
$2.00
2 ratings
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By Jessica Connell
"The Most Dangerous Game" by Richard Connell This handout contains: - Essential Question Response: students consider Rainsford responsibility to the captive sailors; make an assertion about his most likely actions; and use evidence to support their
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Short Stories
Grades:
9th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Assessment
$2.00
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By Jessica Connell
This unit centers around two essential questions: (1) What is our responsibility to others, our community, and our society? (2) How do our beliefs, words, and actions affect those around us? This unit focuses on three short stories--"The Most
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Short Stories, Writing-Essays
Grades:
9th, 10th
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, Activities, Printables
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As part of a larger study of Orwell's use of diction, students examine the animal imagery he employs in Book One of the novel 1984. This activity asks students to consider the significance of the comparisons. Students also look online for
Subjects:
Literature, Writing, Reading Strategies
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Novel Study
$2.50
1 rating
2.0
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By Jessica Connell
This 15-question quiz assesses students' analysis and evaluation skills to demonstrate their understanding of character, conflict, setting, mood, and theme. The quiz consists of 14 multiple-choice questions and 1 "free-response"-style question.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Short Stories
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Assessment, Printables
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1 rating
3.9
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By Jessica Connell
"By Any Other Name" by Santha Rama Rau This packet contains vocabulary activities for this autobiographical story. The activities include: - definitions and etymology - sentence writing - sentence completion - suggestions for other activities
Subjects:
Vocabulary, Literature, Short Stories
Grades:
9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Homework
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I am a former high school teacher who taught for ten years. I am currently a center director of a Kumon Math & Reading Center in Virginia. I have experience teaching all levels of high school and was a certified AVID teacher (content and elective).

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I offer rigorous lessons to all students, from special education to honors.

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B.A. English Literature, University of Virginia; M.Ed. Curriculum and Instruction (Secondary), George Mason University; AVID certified content area teacher; Member, NCTE

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