This resource provides a detailed thematic comparison between the memoir, Warriors Don't Cry by Melba Pattillo Beals and the film, Remember the Titans. It is designed to extend over the course of a unit. Chapters from Warriors Don't Cry have been
This product contains a detailed narrative writing assignment for students who have finished reading William Golding's Lord of the Flies. It also contains a rubric for grading both the written portion and a performance piece.
This is a complete lesson plan designed to extend over a period of three to four 71 minute class periods after students have completed reading The Pearl by John Steinbeck. The lesson uses an episode from The Twilight Zone, entitled "Button, Button,"
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These bookmarks guide and remind students the different ways strong readers interact with text. Each bookmark contains guidance on and a visual representation of the five strategies of questioning, making predictions, making connections, analyzing
This resource contains key passages from Chapters 1-7 from Lord of the Flies by William Golding. Each passage has close reading questions that follow. The activity is set up as a jigsaw. Each student/group is assigned a passage to analyze with space
This product breaks down the lyrics to "A Dream" by Common, which is featured on the Freedom Writers soundtrack. It challenges students to look for the figurative meaning behind the lyrics and analyze the effect of specific word choices. There are 8
This product is a quick, but meaningful reflection activity designed to promote reflection on the part of the student and teacher. It is originally designed for 8th grade, but can be easily adapted for any grade level or subject area.
Students will choose one symbol present in Lord of the Flies by William Golding and trace it in order to fully understand its significance. This product provides directions, a graphic organizer, and a writing prompt.
This resource provides lyrics and detailed questions for analysis for two songs, "Field of Innocence" by Evanescence and 'Innocent" by Taylor Swift. The questions ask students to break down the meaning of specific lines and connect both songs to the