This is a three page worksheet that I used with seniors to help them prepare their eulogy speech. The first page is a handout that explains what a eulogy is and how to write one. It was very helpful for them to use this worksheet as a guide. A lot
This is an intro lesson to Tuesdays with Morrie using Journal Prompts. I gave the students 3 journal prompts and 5 minutes to answer each of them. I then had each student share their responses and opened up into a class discussion. All of my
This purpose of this lesson is really to teach the students what is imporant in public speaking. I have modified this lesson depending on the class so instead of the students writing in their notebook I would break them up into teams and have them
This lesson plan includes a handout for students on how to make a great first impression as well as two YouTube links- one that shows good public speaking skills and the other shows bad public speaking skills. The students liked giving feedback on
This is a handout that I used with my 12th grade students while reading Black Boy by Richard Wright. As a class, we read excerpts not the entire novel so it was important to have constant assessments to see that the students were grasping the
This socratic seminar was fantastic! Here are 6 questions based upon the novel, Huckleberry FInn by Mark Twain. The questions ask for the students to connect the novel to modern day. The discussion is great because the students connect that novel
This is an in depth power point that gives information about the elizabethan era from the monarchy to the food and punishment during this time period. Also in this powerpoint is information about William Shakespeare's life and how vital he was to
This quiz is comprised of ten short answer questions that not only test the students reading, but their understanding of satire, the symbolism of the river, the dynamic between Huck and Tom, and superstitions.
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This is a worksheet for students to use while learning to write a critical lens worksheet. I used this with my lower level 9th graders and it worked well because it really spelled it out for them.. it was time consuming to do, but definately worth
I had the students in my writing class use this worksheet as a pre-writing activity before writing their personal narrative. This worksheet was very helpful because it planned out their writing. This was used in a 9th grade class.
This activity allows the entire class to analyze key symbols in Lord of the Flies while finding text based evidence to support their reasoning! I created one google doc and shared it with my entire class... I assigned each group to one section and