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English Language Arts (9)
Tongue Twisters: Teaching Alliteration and Reviewing Parts of Speech
Students will review the four basic parts of speech (nouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs) and create tongue twisters using alliteration with their names. This is a College- and Career-Ready Standards showcase lesson plan.
English Language Arts (9 - 10)
This is my life!
This assignment requires you to write about your own life, your family, and the things that are influencing you so far in your personal journey. The result will be a short autobiography of your own…and hopefully a little more self-knowledge to take with you as you consider your journey in the years to come.
Thinkfinity Lesson Plans
Author Joel Chandler Harris was born in 1848.
Students study how regional dialect is written phonetically by reading a segment of Harris' story, as well as two others, and compare them using the Interactive Venn Diagram.
Mark Twain and American Humor
In lesson, one of a multi-part unit from EDSITEment, students analyze the use of literary conventions and devices to develop character and point of view in Mark Twain's The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County. They investigate the purposes and significance of literary humor and examine Mark Twain's storytelling style in relation to that of other American humorists.
Language Arts,Social Studies
Charlotte Perkins Gilman's ''The Yellow Wall-paper'' -- Writing Women
In this lesson, one of a multi-part unit from EDSITEment, students study the setting, narrative style, symbolism, and characterization in Charlotte Perkins Gilman's short story, The Yellow Wall-paper. Students also learn about the economic conditions and social roles of 19th-century middle-class women.