Using this graphic organizer, students locate specific lines of dialogue and analyze how that dialogue propels the plot, develops a character, or provokes a decision. This was developed based on Common Core Standard RL8.3 - Analyze how particular
In this activity, students will read and analyze the following three primary sources:
-Proclamation by Adolf Hitler of his invasion of Poland.
-Appeal to the League of Nations by Haile Selassie (discussing Italy's invasion of Ethiopia)
This is a 4-day study of Fahrenheit 451 and its dystopian society. It includes excerpts from the novel and Walt Whitman's "Miracles" as a brief paired text.
Included are the following:
This is a Document-Based Question essay designed with some very diligent, capable, and dedicated 8th graders. This could be used for some high school classes, I'm sure. It includes ten documents including 7 primary sources and John Gast's American
One of the most invaluable skills that students should learn in high school is how to write. A Document Based Question (DBQ) is a form of assessment that brings together critical thinking and critical writing.
This particular DBQ has 8
Common Core: Reading Literature and Reading Informational Text, Strand 4 - Figurative Language
Students need to be able to break down extended metaphors in a piece of text, and this is a fun, interactive way of students doing that! Also, you will
A WebQuest is a fantastic way to integrate technology into the classroom and to individualize learning. This particular WebQuest takes the student on an online journey through an article, a pamphlet from German elementary schools, a video clip from
In my high school classes, one of the few things I give extra credit for is college visits. The student must fill one of these forms out and turn it in for the extra credit to be granted. I have found this to be something to make students be more