A pre- and post-reading activity asking students to respond on a scale of 1-6 about whether they agree or disagree with each of ten thematic statements related to Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God. This is a great way to prep
A pre- and post-reading activity asking students to respond on a scale of 1-6 about whether they agree or disagree with each of ten thematic statements related to Cormac McCarthy's All the Pretty Horses. This is a great way to prep students for the
This activity breaks students into five groups and asks them to create skits based on scenerios pertaining to themes found in Sophocles' Antigone. Great activity for follow-up to anticipation guide at beginning of unit or to help students form
This is a body biography project with group and individual components intended for use as a culminating assessment in a Romeo & Juliet unit emphasizing characterization, theme, and symbolism. The project asks students to identify symbols
This document contains five pages of over 50 thought-provoking questions to guide students through an engaged reading of Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God.
The remaining six pages of the document feature a "Teacher's Version" of
I use this zodiac characterization lesson when teaching Romeo & Juliet. Before this lesson, the class will have already read a portion of the play (been exposed to formatting dialog and inserting action-oriented stage directions) and
This assignment uses "My Name," a vignette pulled from Sandra Cisneros' House on Mango Street. Students analyze elements of Esperanza's name vignette and apply them in writing their own name vignettes. Great beginning of the semester