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This activity includes the following four poems:  "At the Zoo" by William Makepeace Thackeray, "An Autumn Greeting" anonymous, "The Canary" by Elizabeth Turner, and "The Cow" by Robert Loues Stevenson.  Each poem is on a separate page, so it can be completed independently or as a unit.

BEGINNER'S POETRY Classic Children's Poetry Rhyme and Personification Activity

This activity includes the following four poems: "At the Zoo" by William Makepeace Thackeray, "An Autumn Greeting" anonymous, "The Canary" by Elizabeth Turner, and "The Cow" by Robert Loues Stevenson. Each poem is on a separate page, so it can be completed independently or as a unit.

A rich teaching unit for F. Scott Fitzgerald's highly engaging classic novel The Great Gatsby. 155 pages of activities that are sure to engage high school English students. Prohibition Era, Plot, Conflict, Setting, Characters, Writing Journals, Pop Quizzes, Vocabulary, Figurative Language, Symbols, Essay, Movie Comparison

THE GREAT GATSBY Unit Novel Study (F. Scott Fitzgerald) - Literature Guide

Our The Great Gatsby Unit Teaching Package has pages and slides of engaging activities. NOVEL: The Great Gatsby by F.

Bell ringers are an excellent way to engage your students as soon as they walk into your classroom. Begin each of your middle or high school English classes with these daily bell-ringer / warm ups routine! This comprehensive FULL YEAR resource includes everything you need to start each class off with an engaging activity!

Bell ringers are an excellent way to engage your students as soon as they walk into your classroom. Begin each of your middle or high school English classes with these daily bell-ringer / warm ups routine! This comprehensive FULL YEAR resource includes everything you need to start each class off with an engaging activity!

This activity provides the following poems: "Haunted House" by Longfellow, "The Apparition" by Donne, "Sonnet 100" by Greville, "The Hag" by Herrick, "The Haunted Oak" by Dunbar, and "Ghost House" by Frost.  Each poem is followed by 5-10 questions about rhyme scheme, diction, content, tone, imagery, figures of speech, and vocabulary.

Halloween: Classic Poems and Questions with Key

This activity provides the following poems: "Haunted House" by Longfellow, "The Apparition" by Donne, "Sonnet 100" by Greville, "The Hag" by Herrick, "The Haunted Oak" by Dunbar, and "Ghost House" by Frost. Each poem is followed by 5-10 questions about rhyme scheme, diction, content, tone, imagery, figures of speech, and vocabulary.

This activity provides the following poems: Over the River and Through the Wood by Lydia Maria Child, The Pumpkin by John Greenleaf Whittier, Thanksgiving by Kate Seymour Maclean, Thanksgiving by Ella Wheeler Wilcox, A Thanksgiving Poem by Paul Laurence Dunbar, The Thanksgivings translated from a traditional Iroquois song by Harriet Maxwell Converse,and Thanksgiving Song by Thornton W.

Thanksgiving Poetry and Activities with Beautiful Graphics and Answer Key

This activity provides the following poems: Over the River and Through the Wood by Lydia Maria Child, The Pumpkin by John Greenleaf Whittier, Thanksgiving by Kate Seymour Maclean, Thanksgiving by Ella Wheeler Wilcox, A Thanksgiving Poem by Paul Laurence Dunbar, The Thanksgivings translated from a traditional Iroquois song by Harriet Maxwell Converse,and Thanksgiving Song by Thornton W.

This is a great "day before the holiday" activity.  It is a 9 page document, two pages are background provided for the teacher's introduction.  Included is the text of the article "Yes Virginia, there is a Santa Claus." Activities included are: 10 reading check questions, 6 vocab words extracted from the article and set in a chart that requires definitions based on context clues and original sentences, 10 higher-order thinking questions, an acrostic requiring the listing of concepts…

Christmas Activities"Yes Virginia, there is a Santa Claus"

This is a great "day before the holiday" activity. It is a 9 page document, two pages are background provided for the teacher's introduction. Included is the text of the article "Yes Virginia, there is a Santa Claus." Activities included are: 10 reading check questions, 6 vocab words extracted from the article and set in a chart that requires definitions based on context clues and original sentences, 10 higher-order thinking questions, an acrostic requiring the listing of concepts…

This Powerpoint (Microsoft Office 2010) features the poem "Jack Frost" by Gabriel Setoun. There is a stanza on each slide and a question for students.  Questions pertain to rhyme, content, context clues to determine meaning.  There is also discussion of myth and personification.

This Powerpoint (Microsoft Office 2010) features the poem "Jack Frost" by Gabriel Setoun. There is a stanza on each slide and a question for students. Questions pertain to rhyme, content, context clues to determine meaning. There is also discussion of myth and personification.

A set of snow poem activities. Includes reading activities for “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening” (Robert Frost), “The Snow-storm” (Ralph Waldo Emerson), and “It Sifts from Leaden Sieves” (Emily Dickinson.) Also includes a snow poem comparison project with choice of essay or multimedia project and a Write Your Own Snow Poetry Project that includes an optional multimedia project. Snow poetry for the secondary ELA, middle school, or high school English class.

Snow Poetry Activity Bundle (Frost, Emerson, Dickinson)- PDF

A set of snow poem activities. Includes reading activities for “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening” (Robert Frost), “The Snow-storm” (Ralph Waldo Emerson), and “It Sifts from Leaden Sieves” (Emily Dickinson.) Also includes a snow poem comparison project with choice of essay or multimedia project and a Write Your Own Snow Poetry Project that includes an optional multimedia project. Snow poetry for the secondary ELA, middle school, or high school English class.

I created this worksheet using Word 2007.This is an activity that I distribute to students when we reach chapter 7 of section 2 in the novel, 1984....

1984 Book 2 Chapter 7 Comprehension and Analysis Activity with Key

Chapter 7 of the second section of 1984 compares Winston's and Julia's capacity for love. Can they love in a society such as Oceania in This is an activity that I distribute to students when we reach chapter 7 of section 2 in the novel,

Learning to Teach: Ten Teacher Hacks That Make You Go..Duh!!

Learning to Teach: Ten Teacher Hacks That Make You Go. I'd keep the drawers clear so you could see the build up if work, Bit I love the idea

This assignment allows student to creatively demonstrate their understanding of the play.  There are several activities to choose from.  Diversified instruction.  Fun!

This assignment allows student to creatively demonstrate their understanding of the play.

This activity was created using Microsoft Word 2007.  These activities are a great way to encourage students' appreciation of Fitzgerald's lyrical diction and use of figurative language.  Directions require students to find and copy/paste a page from the novel, underline illustrative words and phrases, create a topic or theme, then compose a poem using Fitzgerald's great words.

The Great Gatsby Found Poem Activity--Creative Approach to Imagery

The Great Gatsby Found Poem Activity--Creative Approach to Imagery!

This powerpoint was created with Microsoft Office 2010.  There are 18 slides, large, clear font, and lots of graphics.  This presentation is designed to introduce and reinforce understanding of personification.  There is a clear definition with an illustration.

Personification-Fun and Funny Powerpoint

This powerpoint was created with Microsoft Office 2010. There are 18 slides, large, clear font, and lots of graphics. This presentation is designed to introduce and reinforce understanding of personification. There is a clear definition with an illustration.

Microsoft 07This activity is eight pages of discussion and questions about color symbolism in The Great Gatsby.  I've provided discussion of color symbolism for eleven colors and light and dark imagery.  Students are provided with excerpts and quotes from the text that illustrate the effect of the imagery.

The Great Gatsby Color Symbolism Activity with Key

Microsoft 07This activity is eight pages of discussion and questions about color symbolism in The Great Gatsby. I've provided discussion of color symbolism for eleven colors and light and dark imagery. Students are provided with excerpts and quotes from the text that illustrate the effect of the imagery.

Microsoft 07This activity is eight pages of discussion and questions about color symbolism in The Great Gatsby.  I've provided discussion of color symbolism for eleven colors and light and dark imagery.  Students are provided with excerpts and quotes from the text that illustrate the effect of the imagery.

The Great Gatsby Color Symbolism Activity with Key

Microsoft 07This activity is eight pages of discussion and questions about color symbolism in The Great Gatsby. I've provided discussion of color symbolism for eleven colors and light and dark imagery. Students are provided with excerpts and quotes from the text that illustrate the effect of the imagery.

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