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Rhetoric- Ethos/Pathos/Logos Bell Ringer Activities!
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Rhetoric- Ethos/Pathos/Logos Bell Ringer Activities!

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These quick 5 minute bell ringer activities give students an opportunity to identify real life examples of rhetoric. Engaging advertisements, PowerPoint and Google slides to present material, handouts for student application (or Google Document provided) and answer slides to facilitate quick discussion and understanding. Includes: 1. PowerPoint bell ringer slides (47 slides) for 23 bell ringer activities! 2. PowerPoint answer slide for each bell ringer means NO teacher prep! 3. PDF Printable bell ringer handouts (23 pages) 4. Google Presentation bell ringer slides for digital classrooms 5. Google Document handouts for digital classrooms with student directions for use.
Ethos, Pathos, Logos- The Three Pillars of Persuasion
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Ethos, Pathos, Logos- The Three Pillars of Persuasion

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Begin your argument unit by teaching the three pillars of persuasion- Ethos, Pathos, and Logos! Included with Purchase: -Real life examples in media to analyze! -Lesson- 36 slides of info, definitions, notes, and examples that connect to media advertising, social media, marketing tools, and human behavior. Each pillar of persuasion also provides a how-to slide for students to apply this tool to their writing! -Student led in-depth exploration with video examples and explanations that are engaging and unique. -Application activity that gets students moving and collaborating. -Bell Ringer practice to reinforce skills each day and engage students in learning! -Beautiful classroom anchor chart poster -Google Docs & Microsoft Office documents provided -No Prep Plans- Just print or link and go!
Rhetorical Analysis Unit Bundle- Digital and Printable!
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Rhetorical Analysis Unit Bundle- Digital and Printable!

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Teach students how to analyze an author’s arguments with any given argument! Perfect for personalizing or differentiating learning as it provides a great deal of voice and choice for your learners! Analyzing an author’s arguments can be challenging for students; however, this step-by-step method will make this skill clear and easy while creating an in-depth analysis! Everything to teach rhetoric, and logical fallacies is included. Show your students how to analyze the rhetoric/fallacies/message/language of any author’s argument. Combines the following four complete units! 1. Ethos, Pathos, Logos 2. Logical Fallacies 3. Ethos, Pathos, Logos and Logical Fallacies Bell Ringer activities 4. Argument Analysis Lesson
Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Theme Analysis-Digital and Printable!
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Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Theme Analysis-Digital and Printable!

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Theme Analysis in Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Students will collaborate in literary circles on the topic of theme development- I call this the Theme Tracker Task Force group. Students will track the three most prevalent theme topics as they read through the play. The chart/lesson provided allows students to track evidence of the thread of each topic throughout the text as they read. They are then able to discuss this evidence and theme development, further preparing for their theme analysis essay. Theme Google Presentation/PowerPoint to get students started in tracking the three important themes within this play. Guiding questions break down each theme for better understanding as students navigate A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Students are provided with five theme essay topics/questions to choose from as they begin to develop their essays. This allows for voice and choice in learning, yet each question specifically relates to the themes students have been tracking throughout the play. Literary analysis lesson included to support your students in analyzing literature for this essay. The graphic organizers provided will allow your students to craft this essay in a supported, step-by-step manner. Thesis builder teaches the process of drafting a literary analysis thesis. Students are supported as they draft each important piece of their theme analysis thesis statement. 21 Slides, 15 Pages
Analyze an Author's Argument with Atticus Finch's Closing Arguments-
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Analyze an Author's Argument with Atticus Finch's Closing Arguments-

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Teach students how to analyze an author’s arguments with Atticus Finch’s Closing Arguments! Analyzing an author’s arguments can be challenging for students; however, this step-by-step method will make this skill clear and easy while creating an in-depth analysis! Everything to teach rhetoric, logical fallacies is included. Show your students how to analyze the rhetoric/fallacies/message/language of any author’s arguments through this iconic passage from To Kill a Mockingbird. Includes: - PowerPoint and Google Presentation on rhetoric and logical fallacies -PowerPoint Presentation and Google Presentation to introduce this step-by-step method -Close reading passage of Atticus Finch’s closing arguments - Analyzing rhetoric graphic organizer - Reader response questions to further depth of analysis - Separate logical fallacies PowerPoint and Google Presentation - Separate Rhetoric PowerPoint and Google Presentation - Note taking documents for both logical fallacies and rhetoric lessons - Lesson plans - Lesson plans on teaching close reading strategies with this closing argument - Google Apps Links to Google Presentations and Organizer Google Documents - Student sample analysis
Complete Tone and Mood in Literature Bundle + Connotation and Denotation
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Complete Tone and Mood in Literature Bundle + Connotation and Denotation

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Teach your students how to understand the complex topic of tone and mood in literature! 1. Lesson on Tone and Mood 2. Lesson on Connotation/Denotation 3. Tone and Mood Exploration through music, video games, film, art, literature, photography, and memes! 4. Tone and Mood Mini-Lesson 5. Tone and Mood Notes 6. Tone and Mood Project- over 8 choices for summative assessments! 7. Bell Ringer Activities- for each day of the unit!
Compound Sentences with FANBOYS Lesson, Stations, Practice, & Assessment
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Compound Sentences with FANBOYS Lesson, Stations, Practice, & Assessment

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The lesson consists of 31 PowerPoint/Google Slides to show your students how to craft these tricky compound sentences. Mentor sentences foster classroom discussions, demonstrate quality writing, and model the correct use of FANBOYS. Students will be able to identify each independent clause, and combine them with the appropriate conjunction. Each conjunction is explained in an easy to remember and visually appealing method.
Poetry Analysis for any Narrative Poem Digital or Printable Unit
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Poetry Analysis for any Narrative Poem Digital or Printable Unit

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This Narrative Poetry unit is perfect for personalized, differentiated, flipped, and/or 1:1 technology classrooms! AND This pack also works great in teacher led and planned traditional classrooms! PDF printable options are included on EVERY activity! I have included lesson plans and unit plan for both types of instruction! I have recently opened my teaching style to include a personalized learning platform of teaching and learning. I have relied less on prescribed texts for all students, and started offering more voice and choice in learning options, as well as assessment options. I have included both a standard set of lesson plans, as well as a personalized learning plan and week outline of teaching, coaching, and assessing options. 19 pages covering critical literary analysis skills including extended response questions, and graphic organizer to support in drafting quality responses that include textual evidence! Rubric included! Topics Covered: -Plot Analysis -Tone -Mood -Imagery Analysis -Elements of Poetry -Foreshadowing -Irony -Allusions -Extended Response Questions- with graphic organizers AND rubric. Two week personalized teacher plan included!
Grammar- Complete Sentence Structure Unit Bundle- Understanding Commas!
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Grammar- Complete Sentence Structure Unit Bundle- Understanding Commas!

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This complete unit bundle includes everything you need to teach sentence structure and comma placement to your students. Each unit will support students in creating: -compound sentences -complex sentences -a variety of introductory phrases to vary sentence beginnings - appositives to vary sentence structure, create interest, create explanations, and a strong writer’s voice. - bell ringer practice with all sentence structures to provide support all year long - nine beautiful classroom posters with mentor sentences to support student understanding while creating a visual display. - extensive mentor sentence examples pulled from quality literature sources! Each of the product descriptions for all five of the products included in this bundle are located below! Compound Sentences with FANBOYS Lesson Compound Sentences with FANBOYS Lesson, Stations, Practice, & Assessment Teach your students how to create compound sentences with FANBOYS conjunctions! This Lesson will provide your students with explicit explanations using mentor Teach your students how to create compound sentences with FANBOYS conjunctions! This Lesson will provide your students with explicit explanations using mentor sentences, a fun stations activity, practice, application activities, a summative assessment, and 3 beautiful classroom posters! The lesson consists of 31 PowerPoint/Google Slides to show your students how to craft these tricky compound sentences. Mentor sentences foster classroom discussions, demonstrate quality writing, and model the correct use of FANBOYS. Students will be able to identify each independent clause, and combine them with the appropriate conjunction. Each conjunction is explained in an easy to remember and visually appealing method. Stations Activity gets your students up, moving, and collaborating. Students will examine mentor sentences, create and craft compound sentences using each conjunction. Practice Word Document/Google Document will allow your students to practice combining two simple sentences with these conjunctions for a formative assessment. Finding Examples Activity will have your students searching for their own mentor sentences with their reading. Students can then work with you to create a bulletin board of compound sentence examples. Summative Assessment asks students to create compound sentences authentically within a piece of writing. 3 Beautifully designed classroom anchor charts/ posters for your room! CCSS Aligned No Prep Plans 48 Slides, 15 Pages _______________________________ Introductory Phrases with AAAWWUBBIS Introductory Phrases with AAAWWUBBIS, Lesson, Stations, Games, Practice, Poster! Teach your students how to create complex sentences with AAAWWUBBIS Introductory Phrases! This Lesson will provide your students with explicit explanations Teach your students how to create complex sentences with AAAWWUBBIS Introductory Phrases! This Lesson will provide your students with explicit explanations using mentor sentences, a fun stations activity, a fun game, practice, application activities, a potential summative assessment, and a beautiful classroom poster! The lesson consists of 42 PowerPoint/Google Slides to show your students how to craft these tricky compound/complex sentences. Mentor sentences foster classroom discussions, demonstrate quality writing, and model the correct use of introductory phrases and comma placement. Students will be able to identify, explain and apply each AAAWWUBBIS word to craft sentences. Stations Activity gets your students up, moving, and collaborating. Students will examine mentor sentences, create and craft compound, complex sentences using each AAAWWUBBIS word/phrase. AAAWWUBBIS Ball Toss game will have your students racing to complete introductory phrase challenges, creating complete engagement through the practice of sentence creation! My students beg to play this game anytime we have a few extra minutes! Practice Word Document/Google Document will allow your students to practice crafting introductory phrase examples. Finding Examples Activity will have your students searching for their own mentor sentences with their reading. Students can then work with you to create a bulletin board of compound sentence examples. 3 Beautifully designed classroom anchor charts/ posters for your room! CCSS Aligned 42 Slides, 71 Pages ________________________________ Semicolons and Conjunctive Adverbs Lesson Semicolons and Conjunctive Adverbs Lesson, Practice, Games, and Assessment Teach your students how to create compound sentences with semicolons, and compound sentences with semicolons and conjunctive adverbs! This Lesson will provide Teach your students how to create compound sentences with semicolons, and compound sentences with semicolons and conjunctive adverbs! This Lesson will provide your students with explicit explanations using mentor sentences, two fun games, two great practice activities, application activities, and a potential summative assessment! The lesson consists of a PowerPoint/Google Slides to show your students how to craft these tricky compound/complex sentences. Mentor sentences foster classroom discussions, demonstrate quality writing, and model the correct use of semicolons with an adverbial conjunction. Students will be able to identify, explain and apply the most common conjunctive adverbs to craft rich and interesting sentences. Tic-Tac-Know game asks students to practice and apply their knowledge while having a great time playing tic-tac-toe with their peers. Conjunctive Adverb Ball Toss game will have your students racing to complete semicolon/conjunctive adverb challenges, creating complete engagement through the practice of sentence creation! My students beg to play this game anytime we have a few extra minutes! Two Practice Word Document/Google Document will allow your students to practice crafting these compound sentences. Finding Examples Activity will have your students searching for their own mentor sentences within their reading. Students can then work with you to create a bulletin board of compound sentence examples. CCSS Aligned ______________________________________ Sentence Structure and Sentence Variety Using Adverbs! Sentence Structure and Sentence Variety Using Adverbs! Adverbs create introductory phrases, appositives, and closing phrases! Teach your students how to use adverbs to create sentence variety with adverbs! This Adverbs create introductory phrases, appositives, and closing phrases! Teach your students how to use adverbs to create sentence variety with adverbs! This Lesson will provide your students with explicit explanations on sentence structure using mentor sentences, bell ringer practice, interactive notebook, practice activities, application activities, and a potential summative assessment! The lesson consists of a PowerPoint/Google Slides to show your students how to craft introductory phrases, appositives, and closing phrases with adverbs and adverb phrases. Mentor sentences foster classroom discussions, demonstrate quality writing, and model the correct use of adverbs and commas. Students will be able to identify, explain and apply the adverbs to craft rich and interesting sentences while creating sentence variety in their writing. Digital and Printable student interactive notebook for taking notes and creating a resource for future use! Over 25 Bell Ringer Practice Activities- all using quality mentor sentences from literature. Two Practice Word Documents/Google Documents/PDFs will allow your students to practice crafting these compound sentences. Finding Examples Activity will have your students searching for mentor sentences within their authentic reading experiences. Students can then work with you to create a bulletin board of sentence examples if you wish. Unique summative application activity to help students apply adverb sentence structures to their own writing. CCSS Aligned _______________________________ Sentence Structure with the Appositive (the comma basket) Sentence Structure with the Appositive (the comma basket) Teach your students how to use commas around their appositive phrases! This Lesson will provide your students with explicit explanations on sentence structure Teach your students how to use commas around their appositive phrases! This Lesson will provide your students with explicit explanations on sentence structure using mentor sentences, bell ringer practice, two great practice and application activities, and a summative assessment! The lesson consists of a PowerPoint/Google Slides to show your students how to create complex sentences with an appositive phrase and support students in understanding comma placement. Mentor sentences foster classroom discussions, demonstrate quality writing, and model the correct use of appositive words/phrases and commas. Students will be able to identify, explain and apply the appositives to craft rich and interesting sentences and creating sentence variety in their writing. Digital and Printable student interactive notebook for taking notes and creating a resource for future use! Ten Bell Ringer Practice Activities- all using quality mentor sentences from literature. Two Practice Word Documents/Google Documents/PDFs will allow your students to practice crafting these compound sentences. Finding Examples Activity will have your students searching for mentor sentences within their authentic reading experiences. Students can then work with you to create a bulletin board of sentence examples if you wish. Unique summative application activity to help students apply these sentence structures to their own writing. CCSS Aligned _______________________________ Sentence Structure Posters Sentence Structure Posters Beautiful sentence structure posters are perfect for any middle or high school classroom. Use mentor sentences to show students examples of writing done well. Beautiful sentence structure posters are perfect for any middle or high school classroom. Use mentor sentences to show students examples of writing done well. I reference these posters regularly throughout the day in teaching quality writing skills to my students. Simply send to your school's printer (for poster size documents) or take the file to FedEx or Office Max to create beautiful classroom display that supports students in their learning journey. PDF and Word versions provided!
Short Story Unit Bundle - "Cemetery Path" with Tone and Mood
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Short Story Unit Bundle - "Cemetery Path" with Tone and Mood

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he ultimate short story bundle! “Cemetery Path” by Leonard Q. Ross is an excellent, scary, thrilling short story to engage your learners. This complete pack meets 6 CCSS standards, and contains 9 specific lessons in reading, writing, and speaking. 1. Complete Tone and Mood Unit (this is also for sale separately on my site) a. Connotation and Denotation lesson b. Student exploration with Tone and Mood- looking at tone through : i. Music ii. Art iii. Photography iv. Memes v. Video games vi. Film vii. –and of course- LITERATURE! c. Tone/Mood Mini-Lesson for support d. Tone Summative Assessment- over 7 options for assessment. e. Summative Assessment for both Tone/Mood and “Cemetery Path” 2. Complete Context Clues Unit a. Context Clues Mini-Lesson for support 3. Discussion questions for literature circles 4. Differentiated comprehension questions- 3 levels of support for struggling, grade level, and gifted students. 5. Allusions Lesson (for sale separately on my site) 6. Close reading strategy lesson 7. Citing Evidence (in-text citation) (for sale separately on my site) 8. Crafting an argument lesson 9. Two written assessments including a literary analysis of the tone within “Cemetery Path” a. Graphic organizers b. Rubrics 10. Personalized Learning Student Agenda Slides & Lesson Plan 11. Introduction to Personalized Learning- to teach your students about this method of instruction 12. Personalized Learning Infographic 13. Traditional Instructional Model Lesson Plans and Daily Student Agenda 14. Complete 3 Week unit with Daily Bell Ringer Practice with tone/mood, writing, and context clues. Over 165 Google Slides Over 165 PowerPoint Slides Over 56 Google Documents and PDF Documents No Prep! Link and/or Print and go!
Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Character Analysis, Digital & Printable
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Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Character Analysis, Digital & Printable

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Teach character analysis with Shakespeare's, A Midsummer Night’s Dream! Students analyze the characters within A Midsummer Night’s Dream with this fun, engaging, and beautifully decorated interactive notebook. Students will look at character development, relationships, and interactions within the text. Character analysis lesson will support students in this process. Multiple character analysis essay questions provide voice and choice in the summative assessment. Multiple graphic organizers to support in the development of a strong thesis statement. Multiple graphic organizers to support in the development of a full character analysis essay. Crafting a character analysis lesson to teach the process. Digital document- no printing and copying needed! Just imagine a lunch NOT waiting in line at the copy machine! PDF versions provided- in case you enjoy the line at the machine!
In-Text Citation Lesson, Practice, and Assessment, MLA 8th Edition
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In-Text Citation Lesson, Practice, and Assessment, MLA 8th Edition

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The MLA 8th edition lesson on incorporating textual evidence (quotations with parenthetical citations) will help your students learn: -How to create an in-text citation with and without an author's name. -How to lead into or out of a quote with the student's own words. -How to pepper a quote. -How to delete parts of the quote to seamlessly incorporate the evidence into the student's paragraph. -How to incorporate the title and/or author in signal phrases prior to a quotation. -Block style quotations. -How to cite dialogue -Examples from quality literature for each type of citation. -Text Evidence Trouble-Shooting Guide teaches students to fix common mistakes such as orphaned quotes, transition phrases, summarizing instead of analyzing, and big, chunky quotes. Support and examples are provided through this document, and the lesson activity that accompanies it. -5 Days of Bell Ringer Practice Activities Practice: -Three practice documents (Google Doc, PDF, and Word document) using examples from literature. (Could be used as a quick quiz) Summative Assessment: Students are given three passages, one fiction and two non-fiction texts- with relating themes (social justice). They are asked to close read, then respond to the given prompt using evidence from two of the three sources. They are supported in doing so with detailed graphic organizers, and asked to seamlessly incorporate text evidence for the assessment.
Macbeth: DEBATE-Lessons, Practice, Graphic Organizers- Digital and Printable!
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Macbeth: DEBATE-Lessons, Practice, Graphic Organizers- Digital and Printable!

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Everything you need to teach debate with Shakespeare's Macbeth. This complete unit includes 5 lessons: 1. Introduction to controversial, debatable topics within Macbeth -In-depth class discussion questions -Mini-debate to engage learners and begin conversations on the text 2. Crafting arguments- the debate way. Introduce this step-by-step method for crafting an argument specifically for debate. 3. Crafting counter-arguments- the debate way. Introduce this simple four point method for crafting a counter-argument specifically for refutation in debate. 4. Introduction to debate- introduces debate skills to students. Students learn the why and how of debate, watch several examples, and grade those debate examples using the assessment tools that will be applied to their debates as well. 5. Introduction to Public Speaking- a mini-lesson to introduce the most critical skills necessary for successful public speaking.
Debate with Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream- The Battle of the Sexes
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Debate with Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream- The Battle of the Sexes

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Everything you need to teach debate with the Battle of the Sexes in Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night’s Dream. This Digital Interactive Students Notebook can be easily printed for non-digital classrooms! This complete unit includes 5 lessons: 1. Introduction to the theme of gender within the play a. In-depth class discussion questions b. Mini-debate to engage learners and begin conversations on the gender battle 2. Crafting arguments- the debate way. Introduce this step-by-step method for crafting an argument specifically for debate. 3. Crafting counter-arguments- the debate way. Introduce this simple four point method for crafting a counter-argument specifically for refutation in debate. 4. Introduction to debate- introduces debate skills to students. Students learn the why and how of debate, watch several examples, and grade those debate examples using the assessment tools that will be applied to their debates as well. 5. Introduction to Public Speaking- a mini-lesson to introduce the most critical skills necessary for successful public speaking.
Shakespeare's-A Midsummer Night's Dream-Unit BUNDLE! Digital & Printable!
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Shakespeare's-A Midsummer Night's Dream-Unit BUNDLE! Digital & Printable!

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Teach Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream with this complete unit bundle! 145 pages, and over 105 teacher slides ready to print and teach- or use digitally for your 21st century learners! Each of the bundled unit's product description is below: Student Interactive Notebook for A Midsummer Night's Dream- Complete Study Guide This 45 page interactive student notebook will help your students fully comprehend and analyze one of Shakespeare’s finest comedies- A Midsummer Night’s Dream. This student guide will take your students through this play from beginning to end, ensuring a deep read and a great wealth of understanding.
Allusions in Literature Unit Bundle- Allusion Lessons
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Allusions in Literature Unit Bundle- Allusion Lessons

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These allusion lessons are perfect for personalized, differentiated, flipped, and/or 1:1 technology classrooms! AND This pack also works great in teacher led and planned traditional classrooms! PDF printable options are included on EVERY activity! I have included lesson plans & unit plan for both types of instruction! These can be applied to one anchor novel or story, yet is open to work with any novel, story, or poem! I have included application activities to the novels To Kill a Mockingbird and The Outsiders as I have frequently taught allusion in conjunction with these texts. I have recently opened my teaching style to include a personalized learning platform of teaching and learning. I have relied less on prescribed texts for all students, and started offering more voice and choice in learning options, as well as assessment options. I have included both a standard set of lesson plans, as well as a personalized learning plan and week outline of teaching, coaching, and assessing options. Contents: -1 Google Presentation Lesson- 36 Slides, 9 Videos, 3 Quick Check Slides -1 Note taking sheet for the lesson-both PDF and Google Doc -1 Practice with allusions-both PDF and Google Doc -3 Summative (Final) Assessment Options-both PDF and Google Doc -1 Mini-Lesson on Allusions for student support as Google Presentation -1 PDF version of Kate Chopin’s ���Story of an Hour” to use with the mini-lesson - Lesson plans for the unit - Personalized learning unit plan -No prep plans! - Allusion assessments for both To Kill a Mockingbird & The Outsiders-both PDF and Google Doc - Personalized learning information and support
Plot/Literary Elements GAME!
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Plot/Literary Elements GAME!

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The plot/literary elements game activity fosters a shared writing experience for students in the creation of a fun, creative, and often hilarious story. Students then analyze this story for its flawed plot elements based on their understanding of literary elements. Students create a literary analysis of this short story by providing an argument/counter-argument on whether their story has the merits to be turned into a movie. Students are provided with: - A literary elements student exploration for an in-depth look into plot elements and its function within a story. - Stations to analyze the plot elements within their short story. - Beautifully designed student packet to analyze elements, outline for the literary analysis, and explicit graphic organizers to support in the drafting of this literary critique. - Argument and counter-argument lesson and graphic organizers. - Email etiquette lesson- 21st century skills! -Rubric for assessment - 56 Slides, 43 Prezi Slides, 25 Pages