Writing About Hamlet

Writing About Hamlet Assign a 3-5 page critical analysis on Hamlet based on any issue or topic in the play that has impressed the individual students. Urge them to consider their thoughts about the characters, the plot, themes such as loyalty and betrayal, and the interesting language of Shakespeare. Consider…

Book Report Options

Book Report - Compare/Contrast It is helpful to offer students options for responding to self-selected books.  I usually choose options that give students an opportunity to use skills we're learning during the same marking period the book report is due.  Usually quarter one lessons in middle school English classes  includes review and expansion…

Writing a Narrative Poem

Poetry - Writing Narratives Narrative poems can be about one's personal experiences or observations and can also be about something one has read.  This assignment is one I designed to have students practice writing poetry as they reported on a self-selected book they read during the third quarter one school…
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