This assignment asks students to record a piece of family folklore or to create an original piece of folklore. I have used this following a reading of Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God, but it could be used with any piece of literature that
This is an extension activity designed for students to make the connection between themselves and the novel, The Fault in Our Stars, by John Green. Students visually answer the question, "What will you leave behind?"
This assignment includes 28 English words rooted in Greek mythology. The objectives are (1) recognizing mythological allusions and (2) determining the etymology of words.
The instructions read: For each of the following words, write the definition
This is an extension activity designed for students to make the connection between themselves and a memoir, All But My Life, by Gerda Weissman Klein. Students visually answer the question, "What will you leave behind?"
The focus of the lesson is on diction and style in The Book Thief, specifically in regard to eight definitions from The Complete Duden Dictionary and Thesaurus found in part seven of the novel. The activity should take 1 1/2 to 2 45-minute class