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The Lottery PowerPoint
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The Lottery PowerPoint

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Teaching Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery”? Introduce Shirley Jackson’s classic story of conformity with this engaging, student-friendly 30-slide PowerPoint. Presentation includes facts on Shirley Jackson, themes, symbols, character descriptions, and Common Core aligned discussion/essay questions.
Jabberwocky PowerPoint Lesson
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Jabberwocky PowerPoint Lesson

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Teaching Lewis Carroll’s “Jabberwocky”? This 38-slide all-inclusive PowerPoint is all you need to guarantee a stimulating, thought provoking, Common Core-aligned lesson. Slides include background information on Lewis Carroll, anticipation questions, the text, rigorous discussion/essay questions, and engaging writing activities. Your students will love this nonsensical monster poem as they learn about language and the derivation of words. *This lesson is all-inclusive and sub-friendly. Keep them learning, even when you’re not there!
Ethos Logos Pathos PowerPoint
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Ethos Logos Pathos PowerPoint

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Teaching argumentation and persuasive rhetoric? Make sure your student understand the basics of ethos, pathos, and logos with this comprehensive 60-slide PowerPoint. Common Core-aligned product provides information on each mode of rhetoric with definition, examples, and the effect on audience along with a formative assessment and engaging student writing tasks.
The Tell Tale Heart  PowerPoint
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The Tell Tale Heart PowerPoint

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Teaching Poe’s “The Tell-Tale Heart?” Kick off this suspenseful classic with a comprehensive, student-friendly 30-slide PowerPoint that is guaranteed to pique students’ interest. Slides include informative facts on Edgar Allan Poe, themes, symbols, character descriptions, and captivating scenes from the film adaptation. Presentation includes engaging Common Core essays and writing activities.
Parts of Speech PowerPoint
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Parts of Speech PowerPoint

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Teaching parts of speech? Help your students reach proficiency with this comprehensive, instructional 21-slide PowerPoint. Presentation addresses all eight parts of speech, including: nouns, verbs, pronouns, prepositions, adjectives, adverbs, conjunctions, and interjections - with examples and kid-friendly pictures. Assess your students with a formative/summative review that will let you know their comprehension level. Easy for you - engaging for them!
Fun With Puns PowerPoint
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Fun With Puns PowerPoint

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Tickle your students’ funny bones as you teach the universal concept of puns with this engaging, interactive 50-slide PowerPoint. Presentation introduces the concept of wordplay and has tons of humorous examples with kid-friendly pictures. Students will analyze the puns as they discuss or write out their double meaning. Your students will love this!! Puns are everywhere in our society. Great for English Language Learners, too.
Hope Is a Thing With Feathers PowerPoint
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Hope Is a Thing With Feathers PowerPoint

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Teaching Emily Dickinson’s “Hope Is a Thing With Feathers”? Amp the rigor and literary analysis with the comprehensive “Hope Is a Thing With Feathers” PowerPoint Lesson. Product includes 24 slides addressing background information on Dickinson, symbols, theme, literary analysis, complete text, text dependent-questions/answers, and writing challenge. Perfect for an evaluation lesson or sub plans! Keep them learning even when you’re not there!
The Tell-Tale Heart Bundle
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The Tell-Tale Heart Bundle

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Teaching Poe’s “The Tell-Tale Heart”? This product bundle is all you need for a rigorous, engaging Common Core aligned week-long unit. Product includes a 30-slide PowerPoint, a 10-page test with answer key, and 40 Edgar Allan Poe Task Cards. Each product is aligned to Common Core reading and writing standards, so that you can be assured your students are learning as they are transfixed by this classic short story of suspense.
Ode to Melancholy PowerPoint
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Ode to Melancholy PowerPoint

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Teaching John Keats’s “Ode on Melancholy”? This 35-slide all-inclusive PowerPoint is all you need to guarantee an engaging, rigorous Common Core-aligned lesson. Slides include background information on Keats and Romanticism, vocabulary review, the text, analysis on craft and structure, rigorous discussion/essay questions and engaging writing activities. Your students will love this classic ode that has captivated audiences for generations. Perfect for British or AP Literature. *This lesson is all-inclusive and sub-friendly. Keep them learning, even when you’re not there!
Fact and Opinion Task Cards
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Fact and Opinion Task Cards

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Fact and opinion is a concept often addressed on standardized tests. Make sure your students are prepared with these (40) engaging Fact and Opinion Task Cards that can be analyzed in pairs, groups, or whole class instruction. Answer key included. A fun, effective instructional tool and alternative to boring worksheets! Bonus: Go green! Laminated task cards can be used year after year. My task cards are ready to use; no gluing required!
Drop Everything and Read PowerPoint
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Drop Everything and Read PowerPoint

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Do you want to integrate Drop Everything and Read into your classroom routine but not sure how to go about it? Now with the 52-slide Drop Everything and Read PowerPoint, you have your roadmap! Product includes Tips and Tricks, Benefits, How to Create a Classroom Library and Book Nook, and ready-to-go D.E.A.R. Discussion Questions/Activities. This Common Core-aligned product is a must-have for any English teacher! Did you know implementing D.E.A.R. on a regular basis will… Help develop lifelong readers by giving students voice and choice in what they read Increase reading comprehension Build vocabulary Build background knowledge Improve writing skills Foster classroom community
Lamb to the Slaughter PowerPoint
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Lamb to the Slaughter PowerPoint

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Tweens and teens love chills and thrills! Kick off Roald Dahl’s “Lamb to the Slaughter” with this engaging, student-friendly 30-slide PowerPoint. Presentation includes facts on Roald Dahl, themes, symbols, character descriptions, and Common Core aligned discussion/essay questions.
Class Rules and Expectations PowerPoint
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Class Rules and Expectations PowerPoint

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You will set a positive tone while establishing your classroom procedures with this student-friendly 25-slide presentation on rules and expectations. Slides cover all the middle and high school hot-button topics, such as bathroom, food/gum, bullying, cell phone, etc., along with Bonus Classroom Memes for a little added humor. PowerPoint template can be used for any subject or grade. Simply “fill in the blanks” with your own particulars. A must-needed gem for every secondary teacher!!
Unreliable Narrator PowerPoint
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Unreliable Narrator PowerPoint

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Teaching the Unreliable Narrator as a plot device? Turn your students into literary scholars with this comprehensive 54-slide Unreliable Narrator PowerPoint. Common Core-aligned product addresses types of unreliable narrators, literary tropes, feminism theory of the unreliable narrator, and a direct instruction activity with Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Raven.”
Hamlet PowerPoint
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Hamlet PowerPoint

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Kick off Shakespeare’s Hamlet with a comprehensive, student-friendly 58-slide PowerPoint that is guaranteed to pique students’ interest in this classic tragedy. Common-Core aligned product includes informative facts on Shakespeare, the Globe Theater, character descriptions, quotations, symbols, theme, and deep-thinking essay questions. Presentation will last the entire unit.
The Landlady by Roald Dahl Assessment Test
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The Landlady by Roald Dahl Assessment Test

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Teaching Roald Dahl’s “The Landlady”? Assess your students’ comprehension level and access higher order thinking skills with this 10-page unit test. Questions include multiple choice, short answer, and a rigorous five-paragraph essay on the thematic message, which can be included or not based on the level of your students. Common Core aligned. Answer key included.
The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock PowerPoint
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The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock PowerPoint

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Teaching T.S. Eliot’s “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock”? This 40-slide all-inclusive PowerPoint is all you need to guarantee an engaging, rigorous Common Core-aligned lesson on this complex text. Slides include background information on T.S. Eliot, characteristics of Modernism, a stanza-by-stanza analysis, and rigorous discussion/essay questions. Perfect for AP Literature.
Pretty Dolls PowerPoint: Anti-Bullying Lesson
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Pretty Dolls PowerPoint: Anti-Bullying Lesson

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The Pretty Dolls Anti-Bullying PowerPoint is a book and anti-bullying lesson all packed in one. Your students will be agog with this award-winning story that addresses Common Core Literacy Standards while teaching empathy in the classroom. PowerPoint includes recall and evaluation questions while promoting class discussion on respect for others. A perfect way to maximize your instruction by fostering character education while raising literacy scores. Aligned with Common Core State Standards: RL.K.2, RL.1.2, RL.2.2, RL.3.2
Invent a Character
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Invent a Character

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Expressly designed for 4-12th graders, invent a character that can be used as a whole class instructional aide or in small group literature circles. The guide reinforces literacy and common core language arts standards and is highly recommended for reluctant readers. Invent a character that can be adapted to any short story or novel when teaching character analysis strategies. It is a student/teacher-friendly, hands-on classroom resource. <BR> Aligned with Common Core State Standards: W.4.3, W.5.3, W.6.3, W.7.3, W.8.3, W.9-10.3, W.11-12.3
Academic Terms to Know
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Academic Terms to Know

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What is the difference between analyzing and defining? Comparing and contrasting? In this kid-friendly PowerPoint, your students will become test-taking pros as they learn to differentiate common academic terms that they will need to know in high school, college, and beyond. A gem of a lesson if there ever was one!!!