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"Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read. One does not love breathing" Harper Lee
 
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By Lit Happens
Activities and worksheets to use with teaching 'The Freedom Writers diary". Includes analytic writing prompt, reflective activities, questions on specific diary entries, and comparison activities.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Writing
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Activities
$8.00
22 ratings
3.9
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By Lit Happens
4 worksheets to use in class to get kids thinking and responding to different diaries and issues in The Freedom Writers Diary. Worksheets include summary prompts, personal opinion, predictions on diaries, and reflections.
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Worksheets
$2.00
18 ratings
3.9
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By Lit Happens
Writing activites, textual evidence practice, self refelction worksheets, and sheets to help with daily reading assignments. All are centered around the novel 'The Freedom Writers Diary'.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Reading Strategies
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Graphic Organizers
$4.00
8 ratings
3.9
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Outlines and prompts for Mel-con paragraphs on The Freedom Writers Diaries. Students are asked to use the text to support different claims. They are given sentence stems in the outline to help them fully explain how and why each quote they pick
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing-Essays
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Worksheets
$1.00
7 ratings
3.6
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By Lit Happens
Two activities designed to help students practice finding, understanding, and citing textual evidence. Also designed to help students reflect and connect to the novel. Overview and common core standards included.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Writing
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities
$1.50
12 ratings
3.8
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By Lit Happens
Two work sheets to use while teaching "The Freedom Writers Diary". One focuses on finding textual evidence to support different claims, and the second focuses on responding to diary entry 33. Students are asked to reflect about what they would have
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities
$0.95
7 ratings
4.0
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By Lit Happens
Materials needed to create your own Dead Word display for a Halloween or writing display! Includes: Title of display Word list for students to choose from Headstone cut outs
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Bulletin Board Ideas
$0.50
8 ratings
3.8
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By Lit Happens
Worksheet to go along with Terry Bisson's short story "They're Made Out Of Meat"
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Short Stories
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Homework
$0.50
1 rating
4.0
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By Lit Happens
Worksheets designed to help students start thinking analytically about the quotes they are reading. This set revolves around Atticus, and using textual evidence to prove he is a moral, understanding, empathetic character. 7 quotes and main ideas
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Novel Study
$1.50
3 ratings
4.0
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Worksheets with venn diagrams to help students reflect on their reading of "The Freedom Writers Diary". Includes a movie-to-book comparison sheet, as well as, a character-to-self comparison sheet. Common Core standards that these activities meet
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities
$1.00
5 ratings
3.7
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By Lit Happens
Worksheet to use with Diaries 17,18,21,and 23. Also includes my unit expectations for the novel.
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities
$1.00
3 ratings
4.0
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By Lit Happens
Worksheets, activities, and research project to accompany Terry Trueman's novel "Stuck in Neutral". Common core standards included. Visit my blog at thetrendyteacher.weebly.com
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Research, Worksheets, Activities
$4.00
2 ratings
4.0
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Worksheet with graphic organizers and questions to help students compare the novel "To Kill A Mockingbird" with the movie "The Help". Could also be used to connect the two books. I used this as a final activity after viewing the novel.
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Activities, Movie Guides
$2.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Lit Happens
Activity asking students to draw a mask for the characters of Romeo and Juliet. Students must explain drawing choices and give textual evidence to support their mask design.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities
$0.50
7 ratings
4.0
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By Lit Happens
Summary chart for diary entries from the novel The Freedom Writers Diary. Also includes theme activity to help students understand major themes of the novel.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Writing
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities
$2.00
3 ratings
4.0
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By Lit Happens
More activities to accompany the reading and watching The Freedom Writers. These include a creative writing prompt, theme explorations, and using specific details to support answers.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Writing
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities
$1.25
3 ratings
4.0
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By Lit Happens
Two worksheets to help students explore the concept of supporting their ideas with textual evidence. These worksheets go along with the novel "Speak".
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets
$1.00
7 ratings
4.0
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By Lit Happens
Worksheets and activities to accompany Terry Trueman's novel "Stuck in Neutral". These include response questions for chapters 6, 7,11 and 12.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities
$1.50
1 rating
4.0
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By Lit Happens
Decorative posters highlighting 5 major themes from Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird. Quotes to illustrate these themes are also included to create a unique and eye-catching display for your novel unit! Great way to reinforce textual evidence to
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Bulletin Board Ideas
$1.00
3 ratings
3.8
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By Lit Happens
Creative assignment to help students think about events that have happened in The Hunger Games and Catching Fire. Drawing and writing activity where students become the gamemakers and create their own arena.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Novel Study
$0.50
5 ratings
3.9
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