This is an assignment description with lists of guidelines and help for writing a formal essay over the themes in the novel "The Help" by Kathryn Stockett. There is also a rubric for scoring the essay on the last page. For additional help with
Students will complete a webquest after reading The House on Mango Street, by Sandra Cisneros. There are several small creative writing assignments on the webquest for this very creative book. Students will make connections to the text, identify
This is a chart with 10 vocabulary words from the short story The Tell-Tale Heart. Students are asked to make a guess on each word, then make a second guess after they see how the words are used in the story, and finally they are asked to look up
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
This is a keynote presentation that highlights to students the 5 phases of the writing process. It also provide descriptions of each phase with other processes like R-A-F-T. It has animation that allows you to reveal new text as you present the
For students studying Frederick Douglass' My Bondage and My Freedom, this chart asks them to look at vocabulary from the text and make a guess about their definitions. Next they use context clues for the same words and finally are asked to look
This document has a list of governments. It asks students to research each government and record a couple of facts that they found. After their research, students are asked to decide which government they think is being satirized in "Animal Farm".
This pack begins with a chart showing the sections that the book has been split into along with reading assignments for the kids. There are 5 sections to the novel. The pack includes quizzes for sections 1, 2, and 4. It also has vocabulary sheets
This is a word template for kids to create Facebook profiles for characters. I use this mostly with their independent reading books. Just put text boxes where you want text and drag pictures over from the Internet or from your computer.