This activity provides a fun way to assess the characters in the movie Mean Girls. I start off with a recap of what characterization is and the differences between direct and indirect. I do this using the Frozen video clip that is linked in the
This vocabulary is from the following short stories and poems: "The Fall of the House of Usher", "The Masque of the Red Death", "Annabel Lee", and "The Raven." I use this assignment as a pre-reading activity so students can become acquainted with
I use these Google Forms to help prep my juniors for vocabulary that may be featured on the ACT exam as well as some of the grammar skills on which they are tested. There are a total of 5 Google Forms included. When you click the links, it will
I've used this as a pre-reading assignment in order to get students acquainted with some challenging words prior to reading the novel. The first section is matching, and the second section is using the words in sentences to give them context.
First, students define some tough vocabulary terms used in Poe's short story. Then they translate passages from the text in their own words which helps them think about and interpret what they are reading. My students usually have a tough time
This activity has a matching section and a section that encourages students to use context clues in order to figure out which word goes in which sentence. There are 16 terms from "Young Goodman Brown."
I use this essay at the beginning of each spring semester. It can be used with various grade levels. This assignment allows students to set goals for the new year and reflect on the past year. Reflecting is an important part of the learning process
I made this form to test my students' knowledge on active and passive voice. There are three different activities. They are given sentences and must distinguish which are active and which are passive. They also must create sentences of their own.
I use this resource in my preliminary teaching of F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby. This allows students to get acquainted with his life and the time period in which he wrote. After having done this activity, it is interesting to make
Included are basic questions over chapters 1-11 of TKAM. I use these in my Pre-AP class mainly as group quizzes to make sure my students have done their reading and to spur some interesting discussion over the chapters. However, these questions
This may be used as a tool for assessment after learning the 8 parts of speech. I have students pair up and complete this assignment, but it can also be done individually. This activity is versatile in that it can be applied to different mediums of