Tom Gaffney

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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
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English Language Arts, Informational Text, Close Reading
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5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
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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
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English Language Arts, Literature
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6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
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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.
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English Language Arts, Writing-Expository, Writing
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5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
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Partially mirroring the friar model for vocabulary instruction, this practice sheet has students read a short fictional passage and discover the meaning of used vocabulary.
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English Language Arts, Vocabulary
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5th, 6th, 7th, 9th, 10th
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Continuing the narrative from vocabulary portraits #1, this activity mirrors the Friar model, allowing students to discover the meaning of new vocabulary based upon context.
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English Language Arts, Vocabulary
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Continuing the narrative of Vocabulary Portrait #2, this worksheet mirrors the Friar model, allowing students to discover the meaning of new words based upon context.
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English Language Arts, Vocabulary
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5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
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A continuation of the Vocabulary Portraits Series. The narrative continues with the arrival in Virginia and an awkward meal with new hosts!
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English Language Arts, Vocabulary
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