With a Twist

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With a Twist
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Classics with a twist of creativity. Rigor with a twist of fun. High expectations with a twist of compassion
 
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This is an original and exciting introduction to the wonderful, yet difficult, novel Beloved. The lesson includes high-interest links to art, film, and video, in addition to written companion sources. The overall topic is "Extreme Mothers.” Students
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
11th, 12th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Assessment
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.5, CCRA.W.1, CCRA.W.4, CCRA.L.1, CCRA.L.3, CCRA.L.4
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This original and creative lesson begins with the premise that there are 8 unique narrative threads tangled up throughout Part I of the novel. (See preview for examples). Student will get into small groups to untangle one of the 8 threads. Then
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Close Reading
Grades:
11th, 12th
Types:
Unit Plans, Activities, Cooperative Learning
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By With a Twist
Do you want to your students to participate in the the interest building activity for the Beloved Untangling Project, but you don't have multiple strands of colored yarn? Furthermore, you don't have the inclination to tie them into dozens of knots?
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Close Reading
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff
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This is a good activity to do with students before reading Their Eyes Were Watching God or within the first couple of chapters. Students often distrust this text or become frustrated with it because of the heavy dialect. This lesson helps them
Subjects:
Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Handouts
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By With a Twist
Do you want to your students to participate in the the interest building activity for the Beloved Untangling Project, but you don't have multiple strands of colored yarn? Save money and time and order them from me! Send me an email with your
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Close Reading
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Fun Stuff, Cooperative Learning
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By With a Twist
These 6 questions have been used and refined for many audiences including pre-AP/honors and general levels, and they consistently elicit deep thought, discussion and writing. They can be used for fishbowls or on-line discussions. They work well
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Close Reading
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Worksheets, Literature Circles
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17 years of teaching and creating my own materials for the English classroom. Now it’s time to share!

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