A great way to get to know your students and their writing style, this writing inventory allows students to reflect on their attitudes, aptitudes, and weaknesses around writing--and lets you know where to begin! This is a great piece to begin a
The perfect introduction to a unit on Mary Shelley's "Frankstein", this resource provides a background and history of the author, the writing of "Frankenstein", and the social and cultural background influencing the novel.
Questions to provoke thought, connection, and analysis. A full unit of transcendentalist bellringers with quotes from lesser-known transcendentalists, like William Emery Channing and Margaret Fuller. These questions are designed to further students'
A great activity for the first day of school to allow students to introduce themselves to the class while working on their writing skills. This lesson includes ten short prompts for creative writing and ways to analyze the student's choices. My
An interactive activity that allows students to experience the events of Jon Krakauer's "Into Thin Air" from the comfort of their desks. What does the Hillary Step really look like? What was Rob Hall thinking when he was standing there, waiting for