Twelve Angry Men is a classic play about the American legal system. This lesson introduces students to key ideas they'll need to successfully complete a reading of the play. Students learn about drama terms before they start reading.
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This lesson plan, centered around 1984 but adaptable to any piece of dystopian literature, asks students to make connections between the horrible futures predicted in the text and the reality of the world around them.
This lesson reviews the literary devices at work in John Updike's "Ace in the Hole." Students consider professional athletes who didn't pan out before taking an in-depth look at Updike's techniques.
This resource contains activities to help students draw conclusions/make inferences. Such activities include: guess the emotion, you are what you bring, using pictures, and links to additional resources.
This lesson introduces an activity to help students analyze some of the lesser characters from The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Students search for quotations that characterize three minor characters before using those quotations as the starting point for an analytical essay about the book.
In this lesson, students use a circular chart to analyze the plot structure of John Steinbeck's novella Of Mice and Men. Students consider the similar structures of each chapter and how the novel ends where it began, leading into a literary analysis essay about the novel.
In this lesson, students explore literature and try to describe the ways humor plays a role. Students consider the rhetorical devices involved in creating humor before searching for them in texts.
In this lesson, students examine several speeches from William Shakespeare's play Julius Caesar. Students track the occurrence of speeches, monitor what kind of speeches are made, and write about what the speeches reveal about their speaker.
This lesson plan explores the geography of Ancient Palestine and modern day Israel, and provides students with background information on Abraham, the Exodus from Egypt, the divided Kingdoms, and the eventual Jewish Diaspora following the captivity in Babylon.
This page offers teachers and students a glimpse into some of the differences between the film version and original text of Animal Farm, by George Orwell.
This lesson contains an assessment intended to measure student understanding of the theory of Objectivism - the central idea in Ayn Rand's novel, The Fountainhead.
This social studies lesson provides your young students with information about the differences between urban and rural communities. Through read-aloud books and writing activities, the students will study these types of communities and how they relate to each other.
This introductory lesson provides materials for teachers to use while reading Ray Bradbury's classic novel Something Wicked This Way Comes, consisting of powerpoint presentations with important quotes from the chapters of the book.
In this lesson, students will learn what is needed to create a complete sentence. They will review what nouns, verbs, and adjectives are while combining words to create complete sentences. Students will also practice using capital letters at the beginning of sentences as well as punctuation at the end of sentences.
In this lesson, students can use their desktop publishing skiills to showcase information about a selected profession is to make a career brochure.
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In this writing lesson plan, students write about the events of Romeo and Juliet and try to figure out their root causes. Students can take a number of approaches, each of which includes summarizing the events of the play and finding evidence to support their interpretation of the causes of the events.
In this lesson, students work cooperatively to analyze the title characters of Romeo and Juliet. Students look for citations that help develop their characters, then write character analyses.
This lesson has students analyze various elements of Tennessee William's classic play, A Streetcar Named Desire, to uncover the characterization of various characters in the play. Students can work in individuals or groups to create an oral presentation focused on one character from the play.