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By Megan Ulrich
After reading the novel Full Tilt by Neal Shusterman and studying symbolism and theme, students are asked to create a brochure using three of the carnival rides the characters encounter in the books. The rides and their symbolic meaning should
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Projects, Assessment
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By Megan Ulrich
This differentiated handout accompanies Pixar's short film "Lifted" which you can find on youtube. Depending on how your students are doing with constructing a theme statement and supporting it with evidence, you can meet them where they're at with
Subjects:
Reading, Writing, Reading Strategies
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Minilessons
CCSS:
RL.7.1, RL.7.2
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It can be hard to assess quick write or free writing time, but sometimes a grade is motivational for students to stay on track. This basic rubric help quantify the writer's notebook. I collect notebooks after we have 5 or so new entries, have
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Rubrics
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After reading the book and teaching camera angles and camera shots, have students use the discussion questions on the last page of this document to talk through the book and what they expect before the view the film. The remaining organizer can be
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Other (ELA)
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Novel Study
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Students have three options to show what they know about characterization in this project. They use both direct and indirect (STEAL - speech, thoughts, effects on others, actions, looks) characterization from their text to create the project. They
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Novel Study
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After teaching symbolism, connotation and movie techniques (lighting, camera angle and camera shot), use this project assignment guide to help students explore archetypes. The task is to create a movie poster for a novel they've read. The handout
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Other (ELA)
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Novel Study
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When using the Somebody Wanted But So (Then) strategy, I use this before an assessment as a reverse practice of objective summary writing. Students read the summary given, determine missing elements, and fill in the SWBST chart on the bottom. It's a
Subjects:
Reading, Short Stories, Reading Strategies
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities
CCSS:
RL.7.2
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Students sometimes struggle finding STRONG evidence to support a theme statement. Using a novel (could be whole class or lit circle), students first deduce a theme and then find 4 pieces of evidence to support it. That evidence tends to be strongest
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Novel Study, Homework
CCSS:
RL.7.1, RL.7.2
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This menu guides a layered curriculum for students to explore various texts about a historical era. Students explore novels, poems, non-fiction, etc to "spend money" which equates to their grade. Students must read one of each menu item which
Subjects:
Reading, Literature
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Projects, Unit Plans
CCSS:
RL.7.9, RL.7.10
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By Megan Ulrich
Three quizzes check comprehension of James Dashner's book The Maze Runner. All are short answer. An answer key is provided.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Assessment, Novel Study
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This worksheet takes students through a step-by-step close reading of Elie Weisel's poem "Night"
Subjects:
World History, Poetry, Close Reading
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets
CCSS:
RL.7.4, RL.7.5
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Students isolate a topic or main idea first, find textual evidence to support it, consider what the evidence means about the big idea and then develop a theme statement in the starburst at the bottom. It works for supporting an author's main idea
Subjects:
Literature, Reading Strategies, Informational Text
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RL.7.1, RL.7.2
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After reading the short stories "Duffy's Jacket" and "Mother and Daughter," students consider some of the similarities in the text using the characteristics of realistic fiction. This should lead them to a guess of what genre these two stories lie
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Short Stories
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Minilessons
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Liven up peer revising with this checklist. Students read another student's work and mark it up with sunny symbols or cloudy symbols as they look for specific writing skills. Students could also use this to self-revise or even self-assess!
Subjects:
Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Handouts
CCSS:
W.7.5
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Students struggle to use unique transitions in narrative writing. Use this skit (it's similar to "I have, Who has") to engage them in transitions. It's a great jumping off point for a lesson on the importance of transitions.
Subjects:
Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Other, Activities
CCSS:
W.7.3c
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Using an excerpt from a John Green text, students fill in the blanks with what they think was in the text message between the characters. They support their idea with their inferential evidence.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Homework
CCSS:
RL.11-12.1
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By Megan Ulrich
Have students read the story, then complete the T-chart to support their inference. Follow up the following class period with the discussion questions. They may use the information from the chart in their discussion.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Short Stories
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Homework, Cooperative Learning
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By Megan Ulrich
After learning the basics of film technique and production, students read just chapter 1 and then decide how they would direct this scene, noting textual evidence and their ideas on the organizer.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Other (ELA), Literature
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Homework, Graphic Organizers
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By Megan Ulrich
After teaching the film technique of camera shots, use this quiz to check for understanding. The quiz uses still shots from National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Visual Arts, Graphic Arts
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Assessment, Homework
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By Megan Ulrich
Using a passage from the book The Giver, students draw still shots as if they were the director (one still shot uses evidence from the text and the next is their own creation). In their drawings, they must consider the mise en scene elements of
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Visual Arts, Literature
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Homework
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