Teaching English Language Arts

Middle and High School Language Arts

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Oct'11

Literary Weaving Strip – Art to Explore and Explain

Critical Thinking using Art Here’s a multi-purpose activity for students grades 7-12 that can be used to assess student understanding¬† …

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Oct'11

Literary Devices – A Handout with Definitions

Writers use various strategies to create suspense or to provide background information to round out the characterization or to increase …

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Oct'11

JEOPARDY – literary-terms -2010 (in PPT)

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Oct'11

Invisible Man – Final Motif Project- Sample Slides in .pdf

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Oct'11

Invisible Man – Essay Prompt on Motifs

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Oct'11

I, Juan de Pareja, Exploring Art

Interdisciplinary Teaching What are you teaching next? Now is a fine time to plan an inter-disciplinary unit in which you …

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Oct'11

Geometric Character Analysis

Character Analysis Looking for an authentic alternative assessment to determine how well your students understand characterization, the relationships, and motivations …

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Oct'11

Essay Prompt for Bean Trees

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Oct'11

Element of Fiction – Setting

Setting: The time and the place When do the events of a story take place? In what way(s) does setting …

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Oct'11

AUTHOR PROJECT: Reading and Research

Writing about Literary Favorites After introducing students to the Nine Yardsticks of Value, a good way to determine how well …

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Teaching English Language Arts