The purpose of this resource is to not only explain the historical context of the Holocaust, but also show the social significance it had on a personal level for the Jewish nation. The source uses the context of 'Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl' to explain this in depth. The source has: An introduction to Jewish Persecution An Introduction to 1933 Nazi Germany An introduction of the novel and it's characters 12 homework units based on each chapter of the book
This engaging resource can be used either with the film or the novel by Kathryn Stockett. The questions are focused on helping illicit ideas and prepare students for the actual watching/reading portion of their study. Like most of my other resources there is material for discussion and debate or even just individual critical thinking. The resource addresses: slavery,Jim Crow,segregation,civil rights, women’s rights and the wealth gap. There are also some key dates that teachers can build knowledge on as background information and context. Students can explore the time period of the 60s and the pros and cons of living in that time period. Teachers can also use the tasks to discuss Jim Crow and the impact the laws had on community as a whole.
This PPT. describes what summarizing skills are, and how to identify key points of information from any type of text. It covers the 7 ‘WH-’ question words used to discern important information in paragraph questions: Who/whom Whose Which What Why When Where It also includes three practice paragraphs for students to practice their summarizing skills.
This resource is for the first of Diary of a Wimpy Kid series. It has a full workbook and vocabulary list for each chapter of the novel. This bundle also has a student quiz for all of the vocabulary words and a PPT with answers to the workbook for in-class checking of homework.
This slideshow is essential for an introduction to short story writing in the context of A Lamb to the Slaughter.
This resource focuses mainly on the use and function of the following figures of speech used in Literature: Antithesis (Opposites) Similes and Metaphors (comparisons) Hyperbole (Exaggerations) Euphemism (Understatements) Personification (personal qualities given inanimate objects)
This English set book works on issues associated with race,refugees,ethnicity and immigration.This unit of work deals with: An introduction of the first chapter. Character listing Glossary of terms Discussion questions
This resource is for the first of Diary of a Wimpy Kid series. It has a full workbook and vocabulary list for each chapter of the novel. This bundle also has a student quiz for all of the vocabulary words and a PPT with answers to the workbook for in-class checking of homework
This resource can be used for ESL or mainstream English Language learners. Students watch a short clip of the popular show ‘AdventureTime’ and then answer the set of comprehension, multiple choice or dictation tasks that are provided on the worksheet. This resource has really helped me to improve my students overall command of English vernacular and idiomatic phrases. It also provides many extended response opportunities both oral and written. Finally, I use these tasks to also have open discussions about the problems and solutions the characters face, many of which are also problems applicable to the students watching the episode. :)
This resource explains each of the characters from the 2009 novel: 'The Help'. It explains the context and background of each character as well as the historical background of the time, such as: the Jim Crow laws and segregation.
This resource helps students understand complex idioms and their figurative meanings.It can be used as a test,worksheet task or as an activity. It also comes with an answer key for the teacher.
This resource aims to describe the functions of pronouns, and how they are used in the context of English grammar.
This booklet has 8 activities on nouns that focus specifically on the following: 1)Singular and plural nouns. 2)Apostrophes and nouns of possession. 3)Spelling and correct suffixes. 4)Functional grammar for sentence writing. I have used this resource with my classes many times, and they loved the fact that there was a rubric for them to monitor their progress, as well as, a chance to select what they found difficulty with.
This slide presentation is a slideshow of these parts of grammar. The slides include examples and can be used for ESL and first language students.
This resource is a worksheet on the start of the second world war in the context of Anne Frank and the Holocaust.It details important historical events that influenced the treatment of Jews and other minority groups.
This is a task template I have used in class as a means of assessment. The task is centred around imaginative and creative writing, it's based on the general conventions of creative/individual writing. Complete with rubric, students are expected to follow specified writing patterns to complete their assignment.
This resource is used in conjunction with 'The Never-ending Story III' slideshow on Fantasy novels. It talks about important and reoccurring themes in the Fantasy genre such as: heroism, loyalty, quests, motifs, magic,good vs. evil and reality vs. fiction. I had previously used this with my Year 8 class and it seemed to work well for our unit. We based this section on an assessment as well-which produced good scores.