This is a unit test for the play 12 Angry Men. It includes both multiple choice and short answer questions. I used this test in an applied level English 3 class, but it could be used at other levels as well.
This is a handout to be used in conjunction with the Daphne Du Maurier short story titled "The Birds". These questions include basic reading comprehension questions as well as deeper literary analysis questions. This could also be used as a
This assignment for Of Mice and Men focuses on literary terms. In this activity students are given a literary term and an example from the book. They must use the context of the example to try and determine what the definition of the literary term
For this assignment students must analyze and explain a poem related to Macbeth. They must also draw connections between the poem and Macbeth's feelings. This poem is meant to be a soliloquy from Macbeth's point of view. Finally, students must
This PowerPoint presentation for the novel Animal Farm provides a variety of information to prepare students for reading. The presentation includes: important literary terms to know (satire, allegory,etc.), historical context, and review. It also
This PowerPoint presentation is meant to be used as an introduction to the novel. It includes essential questions, response/discussion questions, background and some general information to begin reading.
After learning about different types of governments (communist, fascist, democratic, socialist, etc), students work together on this project to create their own ideal society. They must work as a group to decide things like government type,
This is a reading comprehension activity that can be used by itself or in conjunction with the novel Native Son. In the novel, the Leopold and Loeb trial is mentioned. to help students understand what happened in the trial (or to just give them
For this assignment students must imagine that they have been stranded on an island with a specific set of items that they must use for survival. (I like to have physical sample of each item for them to "feel" so they really know what they are
This assignment lists several key events that happen in the play. Students have to identify what theme the event is an example of. Some sample themes include: Gender Roles, Blood imagery, comic relief, the theme of ambition, unnatural
This PowerPoint presentation is meant to be used as a Do Now journal for each of the chapters from Lord of the Flies. There is a separate slide for each chapter with a journal response questions that corresponds to some event from that section.
This assignment does not require students to define the words (although you could certainly change it so that they have to), but rather asks them to use the words appropriately in a story that relates to the novel.
This is a handout for an essay topic on the novel Animal Farm. Essay topic requires students to utilize and support a given thesis statement. They must use direct quotations from the text to show a full understanding of the given thesis. This
This is a handout designed to teach students certain literary terms used in the novella by giving examples that come directly from the story. I made them speculate as a class what the definition of the term was based on the example given from the
This is a culminating assessment for the novel Lord of the Flies. This project combines creativity, current events, and novel reflection. Students must create their own poetry using quotes from the book, find current events articles that
This handout is meant to be completed after reading Chapter 3 in Animal Farm. Students have to answer comprehension questions based on their reading assignment. Assignment requires students to respond analytically (questions about the book) and
These questions correspond to the chapters in the novel Lord of the Flies entitled "Beast from Air" and "Beast from Water". I have used these as HW questions, reading comprehension classroom questions as well as simple reading quiz questions.