This is a lesson plan is meant to assist in teaching and assessing students' ability to identify character development, types, and changes. This resource can be modified to fit a novel unit study, short stories, or plays. The resource is intended to be used as a digital element in an in-person class but can be modified to fit other class types and modalities.Cover image: Photo by NeONBRAND on Unsplash
A set of lessons teaching classical appeals strategies (ethos, pathos, logos) and their use. Utilizes exemplar speeches by President Roosevelt ("Day of Infamy," December 8, 1941) and Sir Winston Churchill ("Be Ye Men of Valour" May 13, 1940).Image credit: © National Archives
This lesson plan reviews direct and indirect characterizations, which students can use to aid them in writing a character analysis short essay. Students will be introduced to the S.T.E.A.L. method, which they will use to identify a character's traits, motives, and physiological makeup. This resource has been created for secondary levels. This lesson plan can be used to supplement any Literary Element Unit.
Students will learn the potential costs and benefits of social media, digital consumption, and our relationship with technology as a society in the three-week lesson. This inquiry based unit of study will answer the following questions:
Essential Question: How can we use science fiction’s ability to predict the future to help humanity?
Supportive Questions 1: What predictions of future development has science fiction accurately made in the past? This can include technology, privacy, medicine, social justice, political, environmental, education, and economic.
Supportive Question 2: What predictions for future development in contemporary science fiction are positive for the future of humanity? What factors need to begin in your lifetime to make these predictions reality?
Supportive Question 3: What predictions for future development in contemporary science fiction are negative for the future of humanity? What factors need to begin in your lifetime to stop these negative outcomes?
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This lesson plan promotes the use of written and spoken academic language by multilingual students. It is based on secondary standards. It uses filmmaking to bring writing and speaking together while focusing on academic langauge. Photo by Jeswin Thomas on Unsplash
For this project, Students will be asked to instruct, inform, or teach others about a topic by making an instructional video.