A complete unit packet for teaching Shakespeare's Hamlet that includes a schedule of activities, writing assignments, vocabulary, short analysis assignments (including scansion), a poetry analysis assignment and a chart for watching clips from
Encourage your students to read by having your students complete a book card project each semester! Questions are simple for students to answer and easy for you to grade. To help increase student engagement, track students' total pages read on a
This chart follows (loosely) the AP scoring guide for writing, but it has been seriously modified to apply to almost any writing assignment at any high school level. Language may not be appropriate to share with students.
Teach students rhetorical analysis with an arrow metaphor. The arrow: device (What is it? Describe & identify)The path: effect (What does it do? How does it work?)The target: purpose (What is it for? What's the goal?)