After reading Jonathon Swift's "A Modest Proposal" this sheet will guide students through writing their own version of a satirical essay on a modern topic. This includes a specific rubric and links to find example essays.
After reading the story "Flowers for Algernon" students will create a potential book cover for a new printing of the novel. I often did this as a competition with one cover being chosen for "publication."
This includes writing, research, analysis,
This task asks students to be creative while synthesizing the text and providing deep analysis of character through planning a wedding for one of the couples from the play. This project provides rigorous, real world, relevant assessment that is both
To accompany the section of Samuel Johnson's dictionary of the English Language in our British Literature text book, this project asks students to create their own dictionary of their language. This real-world application has students analyzing
In this lesson students take on the role of one of the pilgrims and bring it to the modern age by creating an online dating profile ala OKCupid.
Students then "speed date" to look for their perfect companion for the road to Canterbury.
This is a
This folder includes the following resources:
Act 1 Study Guide
Act 2 Study Guide
Act 1 Scene 2 reflective writing
Act 1 Scene 3 extended writing
Act 1 Scene 3 quiz
Act 1 Scene 4 extended writing
Act 2 Scene 3 reflective writing
Final Project with
This project asks students to think of characterization as a recipe "for a person." Students think of all the qualities that make up a person and think about the amount of that quality they have.
1. Have students bring in a copy of a real recipe.