2BR02B Plot Mini-Unit (by Kurt Vonnegut) (pronounced "to be or naught to be"), 7-12th grades, COMMON CORE, full story text, public domain audiobook, "To Be or Not to Be" soliloquy excerpt from Hamlet, plot chart arc organizer, plot analysis questions. While reading the short story 2BR02B, this graphic organizer will help students analyze the 6 parts of the plot: Exposition, Conflict, Rising Action, Climax, Falling Action, Resolution
Real-Life Problem-Solving Activity, Use with Any Unit that Deals w/Poverty, CCSS
Use interactive, multimedia materials to pull your students into Edgar Allan Poe's classic tale of lost love, "The Raven." Click here to see a fresh approach to lecturing that will have your students on the edge of their seats.
Crime Scene Activity: Analyzing Primary and Secondary Source Evidence
“The Case of the Student Teacher Gone Missing” is a customizable activity that asks students to solve a crime based on their analysis of evidence. First students must classify the twelve pieces of evidence as primary or secondary source evidence. Then students must decide which type of evidence they will use: primary or secondary, and explain why. Finally, students will analyze each piece of relevant evidence to draw conclusion about who the guilty teacher might be.
Black Cat, Edgar Allan Poe gothic short story w/non-fiction & multimedia,CCSS
Use the short story, “The Black Cat” by American Gothic/Dark Romantic writer Edgar Allan Poe, to teach your students the elements of literary analysis, get them thinking deeply about the text, and provide opportunities for real-world connections via an actual newspaper article/activity detailing a similar crime.
A daring teaching unit for Anne Frank's classic memoir or play DIARY OF A YOUNG GIRL. 160+ pages/slides of activities that are sure to engage middle school or high school English students. Historical Background PowerPoint, Google Earth Tour, Plot, Conflict, Writing Journals, Vocabulary, Posters, Essay, Public Domain Holocaust pictures, and Extra Credit Dare by Created for Learning
Vocabulary in Context, Fun Worksheet to Use with ANY Text, Grades 5-12