THIS UNIT IS FREE. ANALYZING THE NOBEL PEACE PRIZE LECTURE BY ELIE WIESEL. CRITICAL READING AND WRITING/HIGHER ORDER THINKING. This is a self-contained unit on textual analysis; everything you need is here. INCLUDED: ➢ Suggestions on how to read the text at different levels. ➢ A breakdown of the excerpt sentence by sentence with writing prompts. ➢ Group Qs and individual Qs ➢ Essay Qs and discussion topics ➢ Questions aligned with ELA-Literacy CCSS 8-12
Literary Periods & Movements Timeline
Shakespearean insults - to be committed to memory for future use.
Kurt Vonnegut - The Shapes of Stories
Crash Course is a series of educational videos by John Green on Youtube
A bunch of fun timers for the classroom
Brain Breaks with dice
Use this to teach story structure.
25 series to read if you love the The Hunger Games
Kahn Academy - saw a story on this on 60 Minutes this week. The site is FREE and has thousands of tutorial videos and practice lessons.