In this poetry lesson plan for high school English, students will work on comprehending vivid imagery poetry. Students will read T.S. Eliot’s “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” and find examples of imagery, which they will then draw on paper and explain to the rest of the class.
In this lesson plan for middle school or high school English, students will use film and literature for compare and contrast topics. The students will read The City of Ember and compare/contrast it with the film, Wall-E.
in this lesson plan idea for English, students will read any version of the tale of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, then create modernized connections to the text by drawing out a visual representation of Sir Gawain’s shield and listing celebrities who represent the values depicted on the shield.
Using a Powerpoint presentation and a projector, teachers can create an educational game to teach parts of speech.
This lesson plan for high school English uses Norman Mailer’s “The Death of Benny Paret” to teach point of view (POV) and author’s bias. Students will explore Mailer’s point of view and identify the textual elements that lead them to draw conclusions about Mailer’s biases.
This Richard Cory poetry lesson plan for high school English incorporates tabloid journalism and poetry to help students understand the central purpose of a poem. By relating their knowledge of celebrities to the poem, “Richard Cory,” students will be able to analyze the purpose of the poem.
Spice up your grammar lesson plans with music. This lesson plan uses the lyrics to a song to teach contractions and possessive pronouns. Make grammar more enjoyable for you and your students!
This teacher tip provides an overview of magic realism for the high school teacher. If you want to incorporate Hispanic literature into your high school English lesson plans, you will need to understand magical realism and be able to explain it to your students.
If you want your students to participate in class discussion, try this teaching tip. Instead of looking out at a sea of blank stares from silent students, you will have students talking about the topic at hand with enthusiasm. Generate positive classroom discussions and manage your classroom well.
For a yearbook adviser, having a good yearbook staff is the most important factor to producing a successful yearbook. Yearbook staffs come in all varieties, and organizing them well is the first step in a quality yearbook program.
If you are a yearbook adviser, you may be wondering how to teach students the skills needed to produce a high-quality publication. Help your yearbook staff create a memorable yearbook with these tips and lesson plan ideas for yearbook theme development.
Use the verb phrases “tener + que + infinitive” and “hay + que + infinitive” to express what someone has to do or what needs to be done in Spanish. Includes a practice worksheet download with key to check your answers
Help your students learn about family vocabulary with this fun and creative project. It can also be a good way for you to learn more about your students’ lives outside of the classroom. Using simple sentences and visual aids, your Spanish students will construct a family tree on poster board.
Are you looking for a fun way for your students to practice their vocabulary and grammar skills? Look no further, the dice game is here! For this Spanish learning game, you will need a few simple supplies and a list of words. The rest is up to your students!
This study guide will help you understand “A Separate Peace”, a book about growing up. Read a summary of each chapter, including vocabulary terms and important points in each chapter.
This is an introductory learning lesson about making inferences. Using musical selections, teachers can introduce the concepts of making inferences to students. Then later, students can practice this skill with the literature they read in their English classes.
Do you get tired of hearing students complain that the literature you make them read in your English class is old and boring? Do your students have difficulty relating to characters from World War eras? Why not switch things up a little bit? You might be surprised at the learning that occurs.
In this creative writing exercise, creative writing students work in small groups to create character sketches. They later use the sketches from this creative writing exercise as inspiration for writing short stories.
Students practice the skill of making inferences before beginning to apply this skill to their reading comprehension activities.