This activity requires students to identify examples of literary conflict as they read a non-fiction overview of O.J. Simpson's life, from childhood until just after the trial. My own students were highly engaged in this reading, as many similar
English Language Arts, Informational Text, Close Reading
This anticipatory set presents students (I used it with collaborative groups) with three different accounts of a single event (cheating on an English exam), written in 1st, 2nd, and 3rd person, respectively. Have students read them and determine
This worksheet requires students to identify the correct order of a body paragraph (topic sentence, textual evidence, and explanation).
They then must respond to Nikki Giovanni's "Winter" in a body paragraph.
English Language Arts, Writing-Expository, Writing