The following card sort allows for students to be able to distinguish the difference between a fact, opinion and commonplace assertion. Cards can be printed on card stock and then cut to use in groups, pairs, or independently.
Title page and cards
The following is a group project used to asses the students understanding of conflict and characterization. The project is used to help the students examine the text beyond the lines and to understand how characters change through conflict. It
The following foldable is a simple, quick description of what a memoir is. The information has been adapted from: Lattimer, Heather. Thinking Through Genre: Units of study in Reading and Writing
Workshops 4-12, Stenhouse Publishers, 2003, p.45