This lesson is intended to introduce students to a "growth mindset". The linked-in video, discussion questions, and written response encourage students to consider failure/failing from a different perspective. This is a great initial activity for
English Language Arts, For All Subject Areas, Coaching
This assignment is intended to assess students' knowledge of figurative language through examples that appear in S.E. Hinton's The Outsiders. Students will be assessed on correct device identification, as well as analysis of its use.
This editable form helps to keep the students accountable for their own goals, growth, and progress. As is, the form tracks an online grade book, report card and progress report averages, Lexiles, Benchmarks, and EOG test scores.
English Language Arts, Gifted and Talented, For All Subject Areas
Using quotes of vivid imagery from the text, students will create a selfie of each of the Greaser gang members. They will also be challenged to create a hashtag specific to the Greaser they have chosen. This assignment can be completed individually,
This power point presentation introduces students to characterization and related concepts in literature using the movie, "Frozen". Terms covered include: direct, indirect, static, dynamic, flat, round, & foil.