“What’s Wrong with Methamphetamines?” is a video distributed by Discovery Education. Designed for high school students, this video proposes to educate them on the dangers of using the drug. The 24-minute video has nine segments.
Archetypical characters give readers a sense of familiarity when reading short stories and novels. Like themes, archetypical characters suggest universal ideas about life and society. This article provides a lesson plan for teaching about archetypical characters in the middle or high school.
The short story “Everyday Use” by Alice Walker helps teach students about characterization and conflict. Once the class has read this excellent piece, they can talk about how they would have reacted and whether they think Mama made the right decision.