In Tangerine by Edward Bloor, Paul calls his brother, Erik, a psycho. This textual evidence and analysis activity will have students determining if, indeed, Erik is a psycho, using the Hare Psychopathy Checklist and textual evidence.
Included are the directions and a rubric for a final assesment on Edward Bloor's novel Tangerine. In this assesment, students write Paul's report to the police. This handout walks students through the steps of writing the report as well as the
This guides students through PBS Kid's Don't Buy It website. It is great for a unit on advertising of persuasion and will keep your kids focused and give you feedback as they explore the site. For use with http://pbskids.org/dontbuyit/
This Powerpoint introduces readers to the importance of hooks by showing them famous first lines in literature and then challenging them to write first lines to literary classics such as Jane Eyre and Mrs. Dalloway.