Banned Books Week is the week of September 26-October 2, 2021, and teachers and librarians from all over will be celebrating the literature that has the power and potential to challenge and shape the perspective of our lives and the world. Books that also happen to be banned. We already know books are banned, but it begs the question, Is it morally permissible to censor ideas? Have a look at my blog post to see a creative way to engage your students during Banned Books Week!
Looking for an independent reading assignment that's motivating and fun? This digital reader's journal allows students to reflect on their novels as they read, and holds them accountable while not being too difficult. Easy directions provided for use with Google Drive AND Microsoft One Drive. #readerresponse #independentreading #yanovels #middleschoolenglish
DYSTOPIAN LITERATURE | DYSTOPIAN LITERATURE GROWING BUNDLE SO FAR THERE ARE 19 PRODUCTS, 393 PAGES, AND 219 SLIDES!! ☠ THE HANDMAID'S TALE | BUNDLE ☠ THE HUNGER GAMES BUNDLE ☠ THE BALLAD OF SONGBIRDS AND SNAKES ☠ 1984 GROWING BUNDLE ☠ 1984 END OF NOVEL ☠ HEY, DOODLE, DOODLE, LET'S REVIEW THE HANDMAID'S TALE ☠ THE ROAD INFOGRAPHIC ☠ THE CHRYSALIDS BUNDLE ☠ BRAVE NEW WORLD BUNDLE ☠ FAHRENHEIT 451 ☠ THE GOLDEN COMPASS
PRE-READING ACTIVITY FOR NIGHT BY ELIE WIESEL | ELIE WIESEL GOOGLE SLIDES This product was created to use in my own classes. These may be used as Bell Ringers, Do Now activities, early finishers. They are also sub-ready. No prep and use for distance learning with Google Slides. This product will help with textual analysis, writing skills, debate, discussion, and more! Use for formative assessments! Very easy to use! ELIE WIESEL CLICK TO SEE MORE
FRANKENSTEIN | FRANKENSTEIN BINGO ➽ 40 BINGO CARDS! ➽ A video showing how to use the teacher file. ➽ In the teacher file, one slide contains all the images, and another has the list of images and Part and Chapter numbers. Some images are symbolic. ➽ Suggestions on how to use the bingo cards in different ways – including the following: Group Work Homework Class Review Bellringer Emergency Sub Assignment Early Finishers End of the Year Fun
HOW TO TEACH SELF-AWARENESS Know Thyself and Know How to Teach It! What does it mean to know oneself? How does one become self-aware? Furthermore, how do you teach it? The search for who we are and what makes us “us” is almost a right of passage and one that we may go through several times throughout our lives. In fact, Socrates believed that self-knowledge is crucial for individual growth. CLICK TO SEE MORE!
THE CRUCIBLE | THE CRUCIBLE GOOGLE SLIDES ASSIGNMENT CREATE, EVALUATE, ANALYZE Are you looking for an interesting project to wrap up your book study? I assign this at the end of the semester instead of a final essay. This assignment will test your students’ writing and editing skills, but also reveal their ability to analyze the more nuanced and symbolic passages from THE CRUCIBLE. This project requires students to think about the imagery and symbolism that are present in the play.
BEGINNING OF THE SCHOOL YEAR | ALL ABOUT ME | SELF-AWARENESS ACTIVITY "Stanford rates soft skills like self-awareness as one of the pillars of managerial capabilities that predicts managerial effectiveness and leadership success. It suggests that IQ and technical skills are far less important to leadership success than self-awareness.” ✺ THREE striking images along with the famous quotation each image represents. ✺ ONE image without a quotation. ✺ Each quotation and image are on 8.5x11 paper.
1984 | GEORGE ORWELL 1984 | 1984 GROWING BUNDLE These products are great as early finisher activities, extra activities to leave with a sub, vocabulary review, and an extra credit opportunity. Also works great as a review before testing! ➽ WORD SEARCH PUZZLES ➽ CROSSWORD PUZZLE ➽ ANALYTICAL QUESTION ➽ These may be used in a number of ways: Group Work Homework Class Review Bellringer Emergency Sub Assignment Early Finishers End of the Year Vocabulary Review
1984 | 1984 END OF THE NOVEL ACTIVITY | REVIEW AND TEST PREP These word search puzzles are a great early finisher activity, an extra activity to leave with a sub, a vocabulary review, and an extra credit opportunity. Also works great as a review before testing! TWO WORD SEARCH PUZZLES to be printed. ANSWERS to the WORD SEARCH PUZZLES. 30 WORDS TO DEFINE. Group Work Homework Class Review Bellringer Emergency Sub Assignment Early Finishers End of the Year Vocabulary Review
1984 | 1984 END OF THE NOVEL ACTIVITY | CROSSWORD PUZZLE ♘ ONE CROSSWORD PUZZLE to be printed. ♘ ANSWERS to the CROSSWORD PUZZLE. ♘ Puzzle is offered in black and white and with a background image. ♘ This CROSSWORD PUZZLE may be used in a number of ways: Class Review Homework Bellringer Emergency Sub Assignment Early Finishers End of the Year Group Work
1984 | 1984 END OF THE NOVEL ACTIVITY | GOOGLE SLIDES ASSIGNMENT CREATE, EVALUATE, ANALYZE Are you looking for an interesting project to wrap up your book study? I assign this at the end of the semester instead of a final essay. This assignment will test your students’ writing and editing skills, but also reveal their ability to analyze the more nuanced and symbolic passages from 1984. This assignment is perfect as an engaging and creative, culminating activity!
FRANKENSTEIN 44 PAGES AND 36 SLIDES test and essay questions Frankenstein is one of my favorite novels to teach, and I hope you find this information helpful. It has been used in my own classes. I am reworking the multiple-choice test so it is more detailed. It will be posted by mid-May 2022 and the price will go up at that time. 30% DISCOUNT ► NEW: A 60 QUESTION MULTIPLE-CHOICE TEST, ANSWERS, AND PAGE NUMBERS! ► JUST ADDED 36 GOOGLE SLIDES WHERE STUDENTS ANSWER THE LONG ANSWER QUESTIONS.
When does malicious speech become a crime? MICHELLE CARTER CASE. ✔ There are five 11x17 One Sheets with information and questions for students. ✔ Teacher notes - there are five 11x17 pages - so they are equivalent to 10 pages of notes. ✔The student One Sheet includes the following sub-headings: WHO is the case about? THE EVENTS. THE TRIAL JUDGEMENT AND AFTERMATH. INFORMATION ON MANSLAUGHTER. A SUMMARY OF THE JUDGE’S STATEMENT. INFORMATION FROM THE HARVARD LAW REVIEW QUESTIONS #romeoandjuliet
THE HANDMAID’S TALE | THE HANDMAID’S TALE INFOGRAPHIC GOOGLE SLIDES ASSIGNMENT NO PREP - PRINT AND GO OR GO INTERACTIVE WITH THE GOOGLE LINK ◼️ONE SHEET INFOGRAPHIC - THE HANDMAID’S TALE ◼️ Link to my THE HANDMAID’S TALE ONE SHEET INFOGRAPHIC for students to use interactively through Classroom™ or other online programs. ◼️Instructions for students when using the interactive version. ◼️Information on Google Slides™ for teachers and students. CLICK TO SEE MORE