In this lesson, students will choose from a list of the top 100 movies of the past 100 years. Students will then research critical reviews of the films and write one of their own reviews.
North Carolina Aligned English Language Arts
In Part 1 of this 2 part resource from Crash Course Literature, students will learn about Gabriel Garcia Marquez's novel, 100 Years of Solitude. Students will focus on the Buendia family and their many generations of people with the same names, as well as the fascinating way the author thinks about time, and how time is represented in the book.
In Part 2 of this 2 part resource from Crash Course Literature, students will continue to delve into the rich text of Gabriel Garcia Marquez's novel, 100 Years of Solitude. Narrated by John Green.
Looking for ways to plan project based learning activities? Suzie Boss suggests borrowing ideas from your colleagues and adapt or remix to fit your context.
Suzie borrowed ideas from professional development and learning conferences for teachers who may need a boost to get their project-based learning off the ground.
In this resource designed for 10th grade, students will work with 15 different words, building skills in connecting to other vocabulary and understanding connotative meaning.
In lesson 1 of this unit, students will explore what it means to be connected to other people with and without digital technology. They'll also start to consider the ways that their digital connections shape who they are.
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.
This resource from the New York Times includes a variety of lessons, ideas, and resources to teach students to new vocabulary.
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This resource, based on George Orwell's book, 1984, allows students to review elements from the novel. Answer key provided.
In this Penguin Classics guide to George Orwell's dystopian novel, 1984, students will learn the background of the book as well as the author, and deepen their understanding of the text through indepth discussion questions.
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.
In this lesson, students will analyze Orwellâ€™s carefully chosen words, details, repetitions, and characterizations in these first few pages, students can construct a strong understanding of some of the key features of this society that will give them a solid framework for comprehending the rest of the novel.
In this CCSS lesson, students will explore this story through text dependent questions, academic vocabulary, and writing assignments.
Students will construct a zoo exhibit based on one from the book using the materials provided, complete with zoo animal.You must use ONLY the supplies provided. The zoo exhibit must be constructed on a flat surface and it must be as accurate as possible based on one from the book.
As an extension of a fairy tale unit, or after reading Little Red Riding Hood, students will plan and create a map with a safe path for Little Red to outsmart The Big Bad Wolf and get to Grandma’s house safely. The students will view a map grid of the forest with spaces where The Wolf may be lurking. They must create a safe path and use BeeBots, Dash, Sphero or another robot to follow the path. If no robots are available, it can be done as an unplugged activity.
Students create an engineering project using Keva Planks based on the Folk Tale, Three Billy Goat Gruff. They have the following limitations. Only blocksSpan of river wider than the planks (span is 8 inches)Not weight bearingCan’t build on top of banks (the end of the river base/supports)15 minutes to build