My students put this together a few years ago by paraphrasing and adapting the original text. The result is wonderful! The script takes about 25 minutes to perform. Short enough to allow room for discussion, or go on to read what happens next in the
This is a great way to get students interested in grammar without pulling teeth.
In cooperative groups, students compete to win prizes, make the largest list of action verbs, use oranges as props and generally have a great time working through
During the course of a unit on poetry I have students learn the basics of alliteration, simile, personification, and other poetic devices. Then, near the end of the unit they receive this packet of 10 poems and the instructions. They are to find the
These activities focus on preparing for the task 4 essay on the NYS regents. I try to give my kids ample opportunity to think about HOW one should think about the essay propmts and what to do when presented with prompts that you are unsure about.
Includes several Task 4 activities and literature based essay prompt. My goal in using these handout is to slowly introduce how to think about the task 4 prompt and work on perfecting the though process that goes into writing this essay.
4 page packet includes:
(1) Task 2 Essay Writing Checklist
(1) Task 2 Essay Writing Tips: for reading graph and article
(1) Worksheet/handout: avioding "I" statements and opinions in academic writing. With questions for students to complete.
Includes 7 pages of activities and assignments focused on critical thinking skills and applying the ideas of heroism & right vs wrong to real life applications.
Several writing prompts, current events connections and notes on the catholic
A whole class "getting to know you" activity, where the students practice their skills of paraphrasing, presenting, and organization while learning about each of the characters in the play. Includes character descriptions and a graphic organizer.
Offers 6 journaling assignments to help students gain deeper understanding of the text. These assignments are meant to help students attach meaning to the text and to see the relevancy it has to their own lives.
Includes 2 printables: one that records what students are reading during sustained silent reading time, and the other which allows teachers to make a paper chain displaying the amount of books that students have finished! its a great way to
Graphic Printable to help with characterization. I use this in my tutorial class to reinforce characters and characterization. It is a powerpoint slide, but I just print it off to use in class. I generally make packets containing 4 or 5 of these so