Read all about it: International Literacy Day
Celebrate International Literacy Day (September 8th) in your classroom with these globally-based units, activities, and assignments for 6-12 grade students.
Active reading and literary analysis discussion guides for Esperanza Rising. This novel study guide features character development, writing prompts, vocabulary, final project ideas, and historical context on the Mexican Revolution and the Great Depression.
Learn how to teach English by telling stories that are fun and crazy, of heartbreak, made-up, uplifting, that make you think, and that give you pause. English class will never be the same.
This unit gives teachers the flexibility to create their own writing units using different writing formats. There are editable templates, writing mini-lessons, and graphic organizers, and more!
This is an invaluable tool of chapter-based writing tasks, and formal essay questions in the style of AP and IB examinations. Resource helps students develop a whole range of critical reading skills and practice in writing coherent responses to probing questions
Not enough time to do Shakespeare justice? Over two weeks, engage your students in three main tasks: a critical challenge to explore whether certain characters' love is true, a scene presentation project, and a final project with 7 engaging choices for students.
Reflecting on reading is an important skill. This prompt sheet offers a selection of 40 prompts that require deeper thinking as well as analysis of textual evidence and application of the text.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.6.1, 6.2, 6.3
This packet features a set of 100 short writing prompts great for bell ringer assignments, icebreakers, and as a part of long-term writing projects.
This novel unit for Harper Lee's Go Set a Watchman is intended for high school students who have already read To Kill a Mockingbird. It includes a unit overview aligned to the Common Core, an introduction to the novel, a vocabulary list, a reader's log, a literary analysis assignment prompt, a research project, and rubrics.
This lesson on Latin literature can be used as enrichment or as part of a history of English. This resource includes a presentation and activity.
This unit, which includes articles, infographics, activities, posters, and rubrics, is a great addition to your current curriculum about street food, dining etiquette, and haute cuisine in France.