This multi-media Common Core-aligned mini lesson is designed to help students read "A Dream Deferred" closely. This is great as a stand-alone lesson plan or can be used in conjunction with A Raisin in the Sun.
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This Common Core-aligned template can be used with any short informational text or Article of the Week. Students read an article chosen by the teacher, and then complete the template to show mastery of the text.
Students begin by reading the text
I use this resource in my classroom with every essay students write!
I use the handout to guide students through a mini lesson on tips for editing & revision, and then let students go to town polishing up their work. This guide gets kids
This fun & kinesthetic lesson is the perfect way to help your students prepare to read Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet.
In this lesson, students move around the classroom or space to preview 20 key quotes from Act I of the play. By reading the
Looking for an activity to deepen and extend your students' thinking about Romeo and Juliet? These 3 activities will do just the trick! Each is a tried-and-true favorite among my own students.
These activities are designed to help students
Students compare the message of Robert Frost's "The Road Not Taken" with the message from the popular YouTube "Kid President" videos.
Students view Kid President on YouTube, read Frost's poem, and answer comprehension/inference questions. Finally,