This is a satire packet over The Princess Bride. It is designed for the film, but it would be great to use alongside the book as well. These worksheets ask students to find satire throughout the movie through characterization, semantics, the three
This packet is full of prereading, during reading, post reading, and vocabulary strategies as well as a summative assessment project on superheroes. This is a project I worked on during graduate school where we created unit activities based on
After assigning an analytical essay, I noticed my students all struggled with organization and narrative flow. I decided to make this as a guide to help them write a better essay. It is both a model text and an instructional essay that takes them
It was dark when you were tossed out of your bed and onto the cabin floor. The ship rocked back and forth so hard you could hardly stand up to run to the top deck. You run to the life boats, but a huge wave comes and everything goes dark again.
These are powerpoint notes on Existentialism. They are given before a unit on existentialism in which Franz Kafka's Metamorphosis, The Truman Show, and What's Eating Gilbert Grape, or any other Existentialist texts may be taught
I have been trying to teach vocabulary to my students in different ways rather than just making flash cards and writing sentences, so I have begun incorporating drama strategies. This strategy is highly scaffolded and can be done in small groups,
The purpose of this task is to relate the different themes in the readings over the course of the class to personal experiences. It makes literature matter by integrating content and application by connecting abstract ideas and themes of literature
This download has 5 Literature Reviews of Adolescent Literature that are made to look like newsletters to help engage students in classic adolescent novels and spark interest in adolescent readers. You can print them out and decorate your classroom