I love this activity as a quick way to have my freshmen engage with their classmates and review content at the beginning of the year!
They will be in miniature lit circles. Each student will have a role, and it is their group objective to
A PERFECT, NO PREP, PRINT AND GO, SUB ACTIVITY!Practice smooth integration of evidence with this practice! I included a link to the text, an essay prompt, thesis, and 2 model body paragraphs that need evidence filled in. This is a great way to teach
English Language Arts, Writing-Essays, Informational Text
A great, NO PREP, scaffolded activity for identifying rhetorical devices and figurative language! Devices include Alliteration, Allusion, Parallel Structure, and Anaphora. Students will read an excerpt of President Obama's 2013 Inaugural
This is a more elaborate way to have students analyze/ compare two things. I use this to analyze "Musee des Beaux Arts" by Auden and the "Landscape with the Fall of Icarus" painting. Great for a quick formative!
This is a great, one page, quick print, no prep assignment to introduce your students to Harlem Renaissance poetry!They will be responsible for marking the rhyme scheme, finding multiple kinds of figurative language, writing the theme, and analyzing