Category Archives: Language Arts

African Animal Pet Sitting

Materials Needed Overview: You and your friends have a love for African animals. Your team has found a way to make extra cash on the weekends by pet sitting. Your clients will have a wide range of animals from Africa. … Continue reading

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Themed Restaurant

Materials Needed Overview: In this lesson, students create a menu for a themed restaurant. Students research examples of themed restaurants. Once they have chosen a theme for their restaurant, they develop and create a menu based on the theme.

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Speak for Yourself

Materials: Overview: Speak For Yourself asks the guiding question, “What does it take to make a good speaker?” Students formulate a working definition of what it takes to make a good speaker as they work through the course of the … Continue reading

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Rhyme Scheme

Materials: Overview: Instructions Unit Organizer Provide students with blank organizer have student complete each section of the organizer as you finish each poem type Step 1: Play rhyming BINGO Step 2: Couplets Read Poems Have students note the rhyme scheme … Continue reading

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Poets and Their Poetry

Materials: Overview: In this webquest, students first read and analyze to selected poems First They Came For… and Adolescence II.  The students answer questions and write copy cat poems for each selected poem.  Students then choose two poems and complete … Continue reading

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Poem Patterns

Materials: Overview: Cinquain Read Poems Cinquain Handout Complete the Cinquain Handout Write 3 Cinquains (One for each Cinquain pattern) Pattern #1 Pattern #2 Pattern #3 Acrostic Read Acrostic Poems Acrostic Handout Complete the Acrostic Handout Write 3 Acrostic Poems First … Continue reading

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Ad Campaign

Materials Needed Overview: In this webquest students create an ad campaign for a product they choose.

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