The graphic organizer and corresponding short writing prompt will help you to introduce the concept of tone and mood to your students and then identify tone and mood within "The Monkey's Paw." Then, when writing in response to the short story,
Nine mini-project ideas are displayed as a tic-tac-toe board. Over the duration of a novel study, students are to select three projects in a horizontal, vertical, or diagonal row to complete. The projects are arranged on the board so that in
This kit includes resources to help students write a persuasive, expository essay in which they identify a need within their community and then propose a solution. It is all a Word document so that you can adapt to best suit your needs. The kit
English Language Arts, Writing-Expository, Informational Text
This publisher template will help students to create a mini-booklet of quotes that have stood out to them from their reading. Students will provide both a quote and an explanation of the significance and lesson behind it.
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Students will communicate basic understanding of a Greek mythological character along with the grammatical understanding of superlatives. For each character, students will identify their greatest achievement, assign them a "senior superlative", and
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Reading Strategies
This handout provides instructions for a mini-project in which students would create a back cover for a book they have recently read. They must include a summary, key quotes, and a review "blurb." Also included is a suggested grading break-down.