This resource lists 10 examples of figurative language from the Crucible. These examples were chosen with struggling readers in mind. For each quote, students write the type of figurative language and an explanation of what it means.
In this lesson, students put themselves into the story by assuming the persona of a famous 1690s detective. This detective has been called into Salem in an attempt to discover what motivates the main characters of Act 1—Abigail, Parris, Putnam,
I used this to take a short break from The Great Gatsby in order to talk about how color symbolism is prevalent not only in the book, but also in our lives. These questions include information about author's purpose, context clues, and general
English Language Arts, Informational Text, Close Reading
Character charts for Act 1, Acts 2 and 3, and Acts 4 and 5. They trace character development, call for textual evidence, and require students to keep track of families, knowledge, and deaths. Each has some basic analysis questions at the end
Students are required to underline or highlight words in the text that signify Gatsby is a figment of his own imagination. They then will answer two analysis questions and fill in a T-Chart comparing Gatsby and Gatz.