I have taught Regents prep to ESL students for over 10 years now. I have found that breaking down the various parts of the Regents exam in as many ways as possible to be key. I am providing a review sheet that I give out that breaks down the
These are a collection of 13 powerpoint lessons covering the novel, Like Water for Chocolate. The lessons not only cover the plot and discussion questions but also include work on literary elements and greater literary analysis.
This is a powerpoint unit that offers a comprehensive study of the move, The Kite Runner. It includes over 80 slides offering daily lessons and assignments. It has been particularly designed for ESL students but will be appropriate for freshmen
Here is a powerpoint of all the lessons I include in our study of Hamlet. I have included the slides with Aims, Do Nows and a few HW assignments. The powerpoint progresses through the 5 acts, focusing on major scenes, soliloquies, points of study,
This is a handout for Freshmen or ESL students who are learning the difference between similes and metaphors. The handout includes examples from the novel, and students are asked to distinguish the similes and metaphors and indicate what is being
The Critical Lens essay is presented with a structured format. This helps struggling students write and the powerpoint graphics helps the students see the format so they can plug in their information. This is great for having the students write in