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Reading Literature: 8th Grade ELA Common Core

For Teachers 8th Standards
Align your curriculum to the rigorous Common Core standards with a collection of reading lessons, activities, worksheets, and projects. From literary themes to annotation skills, the resources fold into any reading curriculum to ensure...
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EngageNY Grade 8 ELA: Module 2a, Unit 2: Case Study: Atticus Takes a Stand

For Teachers 8th Standards
Unit 2 of Module 1a continues a study of To Kill A Mockingbird with readers paying particular attention to the theme of taking a stand. A Mid-Unit Assessment asks students to compare a key scene in the novel with the same scene in the...
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"EngageNY Grade 6 ELA: Module 2A, Unit 1: Analyzing Figurative Language, Word Choice, Structure and Meaning"

For Teachers 6th Standards
Bud Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis is the anchor text of a 12-part module created for sixth graders. Scholars read and examine the literature in the context of figurative language, tone, and meaning. Learners draw conclusions and...
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Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Celebrate Read Across America Day or Dr. Seuss's birthday with a collection of reading comprehension materials. Versatile for any Dr. Seuss book, the worksheets and activities promote both foundational reading skills and critical thining...
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EngageNY Grade 10 ELA: Module 1, Unit 2

For Teachers 10th Standards
Ethan Canin's short story "The Palace Thief" is the anchor text in a unit that teaches 10th grades close reading skills. Class members gather evidence for an expository essay in which they analyze how how the author uses the interactions...
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EngageNY Grade 8 ELA: Module 2a, Unit 1: Building Background Knowledge: Taking a Stand

For Teachers 8th Standards
Taking a stand is the theme of Module 2. Students continue to develop their close reading skills, study a speaker's perspective, and analyze how writers craft an argument. The core texts for Unit 1 include speeches by Shirley Chisholm...
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EngageNY Grade 10 ELA: Module 1, Unit 3

For Teachers 10th Standards
Teach your sophomores how to compare the same ideas in two different texts with a unit that uses Amy Tan's The Joy Luck Club and H.G. Bissinger's Friday Night Lights as central texts. Class members use their close reading skills to...
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EngageNY Grade 8 ELA: Module 2a, Unit 3: Performance Task: Readers Theater: Taking a Stand in Maycomb

For Teachers 8th Standards
To end their study of To Kill A Mockingbird, class members craft a Readers Theatre script incorporating key scenes from the novel that develop the theme of taking a stand. Group's Readers Theatre performances represent the final...
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Literary Response and Analysis

For Teachers 11th
Examine a variety of literary responses to Abraham Lincoln's death and the impact of perception. Your class can work in writing groups to analyze either poetry, eulogy, or a newspaper article. They retell the events of Abraham Lincoln's...
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Literature Response

For Students 6th - 7th
You can use this five-question sheet to launch discussion of any reading the class is doing. Readers respond to a story; they draft questions for others to answer, summarize the story, speculate on author's purpose, identify characters'...
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Provide a Satisfying Conclusion to a Story

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
All good stories must come to an end. Fourth graders wrap up their narrative responses by writing conclusions that describe how the characters feel at the end of the story. Allow learners to practice this skill by pausing the video and...
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Literature Study Guide

For Students 10th - 12th
Need a way of tracking readers’ progress through and understanding of out of class reading? Use the list of literature response activities and literature response questions provided with this resource. Also included are templates for a...
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Literature Study Guide: Out of Africa

For Students 8th - 12th
Here you will find a widely applicable set of materials to enhance any reading task: graphic organizers, response to literature activities, writing prompts, a reading schedule, study guides, a plot flow chart, and a character map....
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Writing Effective Responses to Literature

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Help your middle schoolers respond to literature by using this literary critique lesson. They will discover critique strategies as they employ their knowledge of literary elements to role-play the part of a literary critic reviewing a...
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Literary Response and Analysis Theme Literature

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Analyze the central idea or literary theme found in a series of quotes from the Shakespearean play, Hamlet. For literary analysis, learners paraphrase excerpts from the play and then identify the characters' motivations for their speech.
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Responding to A Sound of Thunder by Writing PowerPoint Presentations

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students, after reading "A Sound of Thunder," create a PowerPoint presentation about time travel. They study and utilize a graphic organizer to assist them in preparing to deliver an oral presentation next and finally they print their...
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Literary Response and Anaylsis: The Great Gatsby

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders complete character analysis activities for The Great Gatsby. In this character analysis lesson, 12th graders read the first four chapters of the novel. Students work in learning tiers to analyze Nick Carroway, Tom, and...
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Literature Response

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Conduct a quick book report with this response page. Learners examine characters and plot and come up with an original title for the story.
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Literature Study Guide: Siddhartha

For Students 6th - 10th
Though this book report form is labeled Siddhartha, the multiple-page format would work for any novel you are reading in class. Complete with a reading schedule, a summary page, a list of generic literature response questions, and a list...
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Literature Study Guide: Slaughterhouse-Five

For Students 6th - 9th
Equipped with all the necessary components of a literary response, including a summary page, vocabulary list, a space for questions and answers, a story flow chart, and a character map, this resource is a superior way for learners to...
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Literature Study Guides: Tale of Two Cities

For Students 8th - 10th
For homeschool or the classroom: graphic organizers, response to literature activities, writing prompts, study guides, a reading schedule, plot flow chart, and character map relevant to any reading task. Resource is designated for...
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A Raisin in the Sun: Literature Study Guide

For Students 9th - 11th
Augment a unit on Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun with a thorough study guide. Pupils set up a reading schedule, summarize what they have read, keep a vocabulary list, create and respond to questions, and select activities from...
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Literature Study Guides: Of Mice and Men

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Here is a widely applicable set of materials to enhance any reading task. You'll find graphic organizers, response to literature activities, writing prompts, a reading schedule, study guides, a story plot flow chart, and a character map....
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The Sons of Sultan Bey (Libya)

For Students 4th - 6th
Imagine you could increase reading comprehension and social media skills at the same time. Learners can read and then respond to the tale "The Sons of Sultan Bey." Their comments are guided by comprehension-style questions and can be...