guide students to learn more about the setting and characters in
Scott Fitzgerald and the 1920s
and present a plan for a 1920s party including music, food and guest
with issues surrounding Japanese-American internment during WWII
Search of Stellaluna's Family
about bats and write a letter to Stellaluna.
five tasks that will increase your knowledge about the complex events
of W.W.II and the Holocaust. Builds on Weisel's book Night.
of Thunder: Hear My Cry
an entry that might be found in Cassie's journal that reflects your
understanding of the events and the impact they may have had on the
Logan family's life.
Real Johnny Tremain
Johnny Tremain and compare the events depicted in the book to actual
prior to the study of The Crucible, use this to learn about Salem
Watson's Go To Birmingham
life in the segrated South of 1963.
Eyes Were Watching God
an oral history for a character in the novel.
Plain and Tall
yourself with one of the main characters in the story Sarah, Plain
and Tall and create a journal as one of the characters in the story.
the Samurai's Tale
reading "The Samurai's Tale" students research Japanese
Use the book
as a starting point and go beyond it.
Jonas a New Home
the details of a utopian community to extend the ending to the book
a new theme park based on the epic.
Romeo and Juliet
a scene from Romeo and Juliet and create a Theatrical Porfolio.
Wuthering Heights in a new time period.
and videotape an updated version of one of 5 short stories. Review
someone else's product.
are author Beverly Cleary. At your book signing in three days you
will need to present the idea of your next new book and answer questions
about the new and old characters it will include.
fairy tales and write a new one.
of Fairy Tales
existing fairy tales and create a new one. Exemplary scaffolding!
Your Own Fantasy Story
a critical review of a fantasy story as preparation for creating one
students to realize imagery that Shakespeare uses to portray Macbeth
as an evil chararacter.
web quest introduces high school students to five schools of literary
criticism, and asks them to apply what they have learned to select
passages from Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad. Students should
use this web quest after reading and studying Heart of Darkness is
a classroom environment.
an Anthology of Literature
an author and create an anthology of their work. Persuasive arguments
must accompany each selection.
Allan Poe: Father of Horror
a creative look at Poe's troubled life and how it shaped his stories
Expectations for a Creative Textbook
a textbook - an anthology of British literature. Learn about textbook
selection as well.
Literature to Life
three tasks that relate themes from the book to historical events.
the Background of Arthur Miller's The Crucible
various persecutions of people groups throughout history and develop
a solution to prevent such persecutions for happening in the future.
Crucible: Timeless Persecutions
persecutions in history and then write a play on the subject.
the culture and history behind this African novel and relate it to
the Worth of a Person?
India's caste system, equality, and gender roles with Harper Lee's
<i>To Kill a Mockingbird</i> as background.