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By Nikki
This is a fun assignment meant to be up to three mini- presentations per student. Three lists of commonly used SAT words and choices of how the students can present their word and make it and its definition "unforgettable." This packet includes
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Vocabulary
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Projects, Activities, Handouts
$4.00
7 ratings
3.8
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By Nikki
This is meant to be a research paper to add more historical context to the reading of The Great Gatsby. Students get to explore their own elements of the 1920s and write a paper based on what is outlined for them on this handout.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Projects, Activities, Homework
$2.00
7 ratings
4.0
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By Nikki
One of my favorites-- this exam asks the students to analyze in-depth many elements of this rich novel-- characterization, irony, allusion, symbolism, etc. It also has an essay question that you can tweak to your own classes experiences. Great
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Assessment
$4.00
3 ratings
3.9
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By Nikki
Test that goes with my two-day after book review. Very thorough-- hits on major literary elements/ techniques... and has a mini- comparative essay.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes
$2.50
2 ratings
4.0
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By Nikki
This is a fun and relevant lesson that I use in the first week of a new semester. It sets the foundation for what a cliche is and how we can try to be more original in our writing. After having engaged in this lesson-- I've seen students have more
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Literature
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities
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By Nikki
This sheet makes literature homework fun. Geared toward grades 9-12-- take the book you are currently studying and make the class recall, re-invent, and analyze the text in fun ways. Fun to do for the students, and fun to grade for the instructor.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Handouts, Homework
$2.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Nikki
This is a "sample" folktale in which students work in pairs to proofread. They must search for spelling, grammatical, elemental (based on rules of writing folktale) problems with the sample. They can be given different colored pens so as to see
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Grammar
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Assessment
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By Nikki
This exam requires literary analysis of the play based on elements we covered (ex: irony, symbolism, allusion). It also has an optional essay outline section meant to be comparative with another novel/ play that your class has studied.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Assessment
$3.00
1 rating
1.0
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By Nikki
Have your students write their own play-- based on the class book or any relevant lessons you are teaching. Fun way to get kids into collaborative learning.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Literature
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Handouts
$2.00
3 ratings
3.7
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By Nikki
This rubric helps you grade a student's original play. Use the bullets in the rubric as springboards for lessons before assignment is due.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Assessment
$1.50
1 rating
3.8
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By Nikki
This exam covers the major elements of the play and is great practice for the Regents or college level analysis of literature.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Assessment
$3.00
1 rating
1.0
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By Nikki
This is a thorough exam geared toward upperclassmen in high school with a knowledge of literary elements, quote analysis, etc. This exam can also help the instructor as a focal point of what to emphasize while teaching this great classic.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes
$3.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Nikki
don't look up the words-- I already did!
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Vocabulary, Literature
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual)
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By Nikki
This sheet is a standard outline for any novel/ play that you will teach. I usually give it out to students as we approach the end of the book-- put them in groups and let them analyze using each other and their notes. You can then review with the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Literature
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Novel Study
$3.00
2 ratings
4.0
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By Nikki
This is a thorough exam covering the major elements of the novel (ex: symbolism, allusion, irony, etc.)I usually gave a two day test on this book. This exam being day 1. I also have Exam 2-- which are mini-essays posted. Use both or either for
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Activities
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By Nikki
This sheet is meant to be an in-class contest view of the questions that will appear on the Gatsby final the next day. Students are encouraged to work together competitively to write study notes, answering the review questions. This helps them fill
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Study Guides, Activities, Assessment
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By Nikki
A quick quiz and easy grade boost for students... very quick grade for teacher. Matching character to his/ her description helps clarify who's who in the novel.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Activities, Assessment
$1.50
1 rating
4.0
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By Nikki
This list is divided into words in the chapters they appear in the novel. This list corresponds to the two vocabulary exams posted.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Vocabulary, Literature
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Handouts, Homework
$1.50
1 rating
3.0
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By Nikki
Vocabulary list based on first half of words. Half matching, half fill-ins make for a quick grade for teacher.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Vocabulary, Literature
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Assessment
$2.00
1 rating
3.0
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By Nikki
This rubric helps the student see in four different categories of assessment how they ranked. It also helps the teacher grade the folktales as creative writing, but with concrete reasons behind each score. The rubrics can also be printed and used by
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Writing
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Assessment
$2.00
2 ratings
3.9
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