At the end of the novel study, students are asked to write about themes that are raised in the story. This is a quick reference guide to help students look up specific quotes in the novel from pages that deal with these themes. These are by no means
This handout works well for students in junior high school. They can follow the directions at the top to design their own screenplay. I've included my own exemplar on the page as well.Students love film and this introduction to screenplay writing
Allow students the flexibility to choose what type of assignment best fits their needs with this culminating novel study assignment. I have done this with students selecting a few assignments from the list, to classes that attempt the entire
Friday afternoon, last period and you want your junior high school students to work on something simple, creative and accessible - this is the answer for you. Students will compete to design their own version of a soda to be sold in stores.
Mini-lessons are a good way to build yourself into this assignment. Students are reflecting on the living conditions in the trenches during WWI, so they will need context before attempting this assignment.
A great assignment for June to get the
This allows students to see how an example of a useful introductory paragraph dealing with the themes of the novel. Themes are difficult to clearly state, so this type of exemplar gives them a sense of the expectation for the opening paragraph of a
Use this assignment to help students respond to the main themes in the novel. This will allow you to see if students are able to use the text as a source to support their work. I've included page references to help get the students started with