Create new account
Request new password
Recover User Name
Courses of Study
Search All COS
English Language Arts
Other Courses of Study
Register for NEW Account
ALEX Lesson Plan Resources
ALEX Lesson Plans
Business, Management, and Administration (9 - 12), or English Language Arts (12)
I Am What I Learn- Video Scholarship Essay Contest
This lesson provides students with the opportunity to explore a variety of available scholarships to determine which scholarships may be sources of funding for college. Students will create a video essay which will be used to apply for a college scholarship. This lesson plan contains a financial aid component.
English Language Arts (12)
Writing About Issues in the Media
In this lesson students analyze media coverage of current issues and present their findings in a formal research paper and class presentation.
Thinkfinity Lesson Plans
Shakespeare's ''Othello'' and the Power of Language
This lesson, from EDSITEment, contains seven activities for students to explore the linguistic ingenuity of Iago's rhetoric in Shakespeare's tragedy Othello. The activities involve a close study of key scenes, using worksheets to focus on the use of language to reveal character, motive, and theme. The final activity allows students to compose their own persuasive writing inspired by Iago's wordplay or a literary essay analyzing Iago's speeches.
Paying Attention to Technology: Exploring a Fictional Technology
Students complete a short survey to establish their beliefs about technology. They compare their opinions to the ideas in a novel that depicts technology (such as 1984 or Fahrenheit 451 ).
' Black Beauty'' author Anna Sewell was born in 1820.
Through Sewell's novel, students explore the cruelty to animals and extend the discussion to current events, eventually presenting the information.