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The Modes of Writing: How to Write for Different Purposes
5th - 12th
Do your pupils know the difference between varying types of writing? This 57-slide presentation is made up of four sections: narrative writing, descriptive writing, expository writing, and persuasive writing. Split it up and use the...
The “I” Novels in the Context of Early 20th-Century Japan
6th - 10th
Although this lesson plan covers the rather obscure topic of the Japanese "I-novel", it also includes a great deal of historical information and material for an in-depth discussion of universal literary concepts. Specifically, young...
Comparing and Contrasting Two Genres: Screwball Comedy and Film Noir with Reference to "Double Indemnity"
9th - 12th
High schoolers compare and contrast the narrative form of film with the artistic style. They also compare the screwball comedy genres with the film noir genre. They examine the historical roots of film.
Edgar Allan Poe, Ambrose Bierce, and the Unreliable Narrator
7th - 9th
Students consider a variety of narrative stances by analyzing Edgar Allan Poe and Ambrose Pierce's utilization of narration variations. In this narration variation lesson, students define the term 'unreliable narrator' and given text...
Literature Circle: Next Spring an Oriole By Gloria Whelan
4th - 6th
Students examine and research the various modes of travel of the first settlers in Michigan. They read the book, Next Spring an Oriole, complete a word search, look up vocabulary words in a dictionary, and analyze chapters from the book...
Explain Yourself: An Expository Writing Unit for High School
9th - 10th
Introduce expository writing with a unit that asks writers to craft an essay to explain a belief, value, or priority that is important to them. Mini-lessons within the unit focus on crafting thesis statements and conclusions, selecting...
The Impact of Cultural Values in EArly Industrial England
Tenth graders analyze works from the period of the Industrial Revolution in England and identify the cultural values depicted and inferred that paved the way for the Industrial Revolution to occur at this time. They create captions that...
Strategies for Developing Listening Skills in the AP Italian Course
11th - 12th
Preparing your class for the Italian advanced placement exam? This article breaks down the different components of the test, paying particular attention to the listening portion. How are you going to build your class's listening...
Changing Images of Childhood in America: Colonial, Federal and Modern England
K - 4th
Students compare and contrast maps of New Haven, Connecticut from today and the past. After taking a field trip, they draw sketches of the types of architecture and discuss how the buildings have changed over time. They read journal...
Roman Empire: Physical Framework - Location, Borders, Dimensions
8th - 10th
Students relate the classical world to the modern world. In this map skills lesson, students turn a blank map into a colorful complete map by following step-by-step directions. This lesson allows students to connect our current geography...
Documentarians of an Era: A Study of the Paintings of Thomas Eakins and Gustave Caillebotte
7th - 12th
Students produce an object analysis of 'The Champion Single Scull'. They begin with description, proceeding to deduction, and finally providing speculation by interpreting the outward evidence of culture. They use a clipboard and paper...
Identifying the Content, Form, and Style of the Science Fiction Genre as seen in Invasion of the Body Snatchers
9th - 12th
Learners identify basic characteristics of the science fiction film genre and consider how those characteristics are parodied in film. They view "Invasion of the Body Snatchers" and participate in a discussion to compare the film to the...
Past and Present New York Through A Comparative Study of Photography and Poetry
9th - 12th
Learners study New York in three time periods, 1890-1930, 1930's, and 1950's-60's. They discuss themes that are important in each time block. They describe a brief historical picture of each time period before they approach works of...
Textual and Contextual Analysis: Much More than Just "What's Different" What's the Same?"
10th - 12th
Students consider not only the texts when analyzing an adaptation and its source text, but also the context within which each was created. Completing this more comprehensive analysis is important to understanding the complexity of...