This handout has a list of three different writing assignments with specific details that provide your students the chance to earn up to 30 points of extra credit. They include writing poetry, fiction writing and creating a song as options.
This is a PowerPoint of images and brief explanations of the different types of conflicts in a story. The last slide prompts the students to choose a scene from the novel Speak and explain the conflict. This slide can be deleted if it is irrelevant
This speech is to help students understand what a philosophy is, understand what Huck's is in the novel Huckleberry Finn, and to better understand their own life motto. The sheet has a list of ideas and questions to help them begin
This document is a hand out for your students that consists of the details and rules of hosting an in class poetry slam. The poems your students create will be based off any book (of your choice or theirs) that they have read.
It also has a rubric
This handout is for the students to conduct research on the author and the time period in which their novel was written or set. It is used to help them learn about the historical details of their novels in order to better interpret the text.