The Torch Be Yours to Hold it High

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“What wonderful thing didn’t start out scary?” Isaac Marion
 
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I use this graphic organizer when teaching the Literary Analysis Task Prose Constructed Response (Essay). The PARCC essays are all about textual evidence and this organizer helps with the organization of quotes and details. Also good for any
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Dr. Martin Luther King “I Have a Dream” Speech Scavenger Hunt where students take a closer look at the speech by "hunting" or identifying all of the different writing strategies Dr. King employed when drafting his famous speech. By identifying the
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Research Simulation Task for Early American Literature in the style of PARCC with a hint of AP Lit and Comp. This is a lesson that usually takes me several days. I use several short texts both historical and literary to introduce Early American
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This is a multiple page worksheet to accompany lessons on 9/11, specifically Billy Collins 9/11 poem “The Names.” I usually pull this lesson out the first week of school for 9/11 remembrance as well as a jump start to poetry explication
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Homer's The Odyssey Final Test includes 30 multiple choice questions and one 5 paragraph essay prompt. Answer Key for multiple choice questions included.
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Sir Percy Shelley Romantic Poetry Explication Worksheet "Ode to the West Wind" This is a worksheet to accompany lessons on Romantic Poetry, specifically Sir Percy Shelley’s “Ode to the West Wind” Included with this packet: • The text of “Ode to
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Sir Percy Shelley Romantic Poetry Explication Worksheet “Ozymandias” This is a multiple page worksheet to accompany lessons on Romantic Poetry, specifically Percy Shelley’s “Ozymandias.” Included with this packet: • The text of “Ozymandias” with
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Would The Taming of the Shrew be funny today in today's politically correct society? This graphic organizer has students identify examples of domestic violence in the play. The accompanying group video project asks students to create a modern
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This is a lesson that usually takes me 5 days in class. I use “The Seafarer” to introduce British Literature, it’s a tough text and something like this can end up on the new standardized texts like the PARCC. This material has been organized to
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Language Arts lesson on word recognition strategies for The House on Mango Street. Activity is based on a provided list of 20 vocabulary words and uses a fun whole class involving activity to teach word usage/meaning of vocabulary found in The
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This is a 20 question final test for the novel The Lord of the Flies. Question format is matching as well as multiple choice. Formatted for Scan Tron use.
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This is a worksheet I created when teaching the Picture Prompt Narrative Writing task. The worksheet forces students to closely examine the image by asking a series of deductive questions which leads students to infer information about the subject
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This is a Powerpoint that I use to introduce a unit I call "Early Writings." It begins with the Epic of Gilgamesh and leads into The Old Testament, The Story of the Fall, The Story of the Flood and ends with an explanation of a Biblical Hero. I like
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This is a T Chart for students of World Literature to use to compare and contrast the "Story of the Flood" in The Epic of Gilgamesh and the "Story of the Flood" found in The Old Testament. Accompanying the chart are three research based follow up
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Romeo and Juliet took place over the course of four days. This is a 13 slide PowerPoint presentation that presents the timeline of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet presented day by day. I use this as a review after we have finished reading
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This is a lesson that usually takes me several days. I use several short texts both historical and literary to introduce American Civil Rights Literature. Documents like these can end up on the new standardized tests like the PARCC. This material
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Research Simulation Task for Ancient Egypt in the style of PARCC with a hint of AP Lit and Comp. This is a lesson that usually takes me several days. I use 4 short texts in the form of 3 nonfiction articles as well as a poem inspired by Ancient
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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime 20 Question Multiple Choice End of the Novel Test. Answer Key Included.
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What Dreams May Come- An Allegory of an Allegory Discussion Questions Included with this resource are 20 open ended questions dealing the the relationship between the film What Dreams May Come and Dante's Inferno. I usually show the film What
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This is a series of multiple page worksheets to accompany lessons on Narrative Poetry, specifically “Casey at the Bat” and “The Highwayman.” Included with this packet: • Introduction to Freytag’s Pyramid- a diagram with corresponding
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