North Carolina Aligned English Language Arts
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.
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.
This resources is a collection of discussion questions to The 101 Most Influential People Who Never Lived. The questions and discussion topics under each of these categories and characters are suggestions for exploring notables from Greek and Roman myths, children's literature, monsters, steroytypes.
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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The 1619 Project, inaugurated with a special issue of The New York Times Magazine, challenges us to reframe U.S. history by marking the year when the first enslaved Africans arrived on Virginia soil as our nation's foundational date. This resource includes reading guides, activities, and other classroom materials from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting.
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.
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
In this lesson, students use an analysis worksheet prompting students to read and analyze historic recipes using twenty questions. Included are sample recipes, including: Martha Washington's Great Cake Recipe, as well as 18th century recipes for Ice Cream, Broiled Herring, and Indian Pudding.
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Learn how to use online presentation tools, understand the features and attributes of effective presentations and know how to use a variety of media to create and collaborate on an effective presentation.
Learn how to use different media tools to communicate complex ideas clearly and effectively, be aware of advantages and disadvantages of different media tools, know how to select an appropriate technology tool to meet different types of communication, understand how to use and remix several different technology tools responsibly to communicate information and be able to use a design process to plan and create digital artifacts.
Learn the process for creating a digital story, be able to select and use appropriate digital tool(s), understand how to use a Storyboard to build and organize your story elements, participate in constructive peer feedback to improve the end product to be shared and create an original story with different media elements.
Learn how to create visual organizers and how to create and use QR codes in learning
Learn how to use how to use the basic and advanced features of a word processing application. Share and collaborate with others on documents.
This resource details prewriting strategies for students to employ when writing arguments.
In this lesson, students create thought bubbles for either the brother or the sister from Patricia Polacco's story, "My Rotten, Red-Headed, Older Brother".