ALEX Learning Activities
Title: The Highwayman by Alfred Noyes
Digital Tool: The Highwayman video
Digital Tool Description: This video is an excellent companion to the poem for visual and auditory learners.
Title: The Outsiders Novel Trailer
Digital Tool: Video: S.E. Hinton's The Outsiders-Book Trailer
Digital Tool Description: This YouTube video introduces The Outsiders, a novel by S.E. Hinton. It uses audio from an interview with the author to introduce the social themes of the novel.
Title: Interactive Plot Diagram
Digital Tool: Plot Diagram
Digital Tool Description: This organizational tool for grades K-12 uses the plot diagram pyramid to map events in a story. You can choose beginning, middle, and end for younger learners or exposition, climax, and resolution for older learners. The mapping tool allows readers to recreate a story you have taught in class, or writers to map out the ideas for an original piece.