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"The Raven" Lesson
This is a full lesson for Edgar Allan Poeīs "The Raven." It begins with vocabulary and their definitions then I have a copy of the poem, which is now public domain, and finally I have comprehension questions. Itīs good for a poetry unit or for halloween.
Level: advanced
Age: 13-17
Type: lesson-plan
Downloads: 43


 
"Annabel Lee" Lesson
This is another one of Edgar Allan Poeīs poems. I have a few vocabulary words, the poem, some notes, and comprehension questions. I hope you find it useful.
Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Type: lesson-plan
Downloads: 32


 
Hyphen Rules Lesson
This is a worksheet stating the rules for using hyphens. It includes how to tell if adjectives are compound and thirty-two sentences to practice using hyphens.
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 32


 
Irony Worksheet
This worksheet defines the three main types of irony: verbal, situational, and dramatic. It also has examples and an exercise. I hope it is useful.
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 21


 
Coordinating Conjunctions: FANBOYS
This is a worksheet that focuses on just the coordinating conjunctions. I have the sentence pattern for a compound sentence that they fit into, and I also have one exercise for students to complete.
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 20


 
Poetry Chart and Exercise
Alliteration,assonance,cliche, hyperbole,idiom, metaphor, onomatopoeia, simile, and personification are on the chart. I have an exercise with an answer key to go with it.
Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 20


 
Paraphrase Lesson
This can work with high intermediates or advanced students. It explains the difference between paraphrasing and summarizing, and there is one long paragraph with an answer key. I also have two websites for additional help.
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 19


 
What is a Shakespearean Sonnet?
The Shakespearean sonnet is explained in detail which includes iambic pentameter and the rhyme scheme. "Sonnet 78" is featured and is summarized.
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Type: others
Downloads: 19


 
Coat of Arms Project
This is a project that could be done in middle school or high school. I like to do this when I teach about knights in British literature. It contains definitions, clip art of animals, colors and their symbols that were used in creating a blazon. Finally, there is a template that can be printed.
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Type: others
Downloads: 18


 
Icebreaker: Draw Your Name
This activity is for the beginning of the school year. It is a way for the teacher and students to introduce themselves. You can also incorporate the spelling of the objects if your students are at that level. I hope you find it fun.
Level: intermediate
Age: 11-14
Type: lesson-plan
Downloads: 15

 


Adjectives
This is my version an adjective ppt for older students who are intermediate learners. It also explains the questions that adjectives answer.

Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Downloads: 12


Adjectives and Questions for Elementary Students
This power point features Coco, a black American cocker spaniel, explaining the questions that adjectives answer about nouns and pronouns. There is also a link to a video of the song "How Much is that Doggie in the Window?" Carla Horne

Level: elementary
Age: 8-12
Downloads: 11


"Annabel Lee" Online Lesson
This exercise goes with my ws. Again it has the poem, a note about who Annabel Lee was, three comprehension questions, and a wordsearch. I tried to put a Youtube video in, but it just didnīt work. Sorry!

Level: intermediate
Age: 12-100


My computer has a problem
This poem is a sentence poem by William Carlos Williams. I have defined imagism and sentence poems. I also have quotations from Williams and a link to Wordle for students to try. I end with some choose the correct answer questions.

Level: intermediate
Age: 14-100


"Autumn Fires" by Robert Louis Stevenson and Activities
This is a short poem by Robert Louis Stevenson. I illustrated and defined a couple of the words, explained alliteration, and explained that it was contrasting summer and fall. Finally, I have a few questions and a wordsearch. Happy Thanksgiving!

Level: intermediate
Age: 10-100


Short Story Terms
The student chooses the correct word to match the definition, and then finds the word in the puzzle.

Level: intermediate
Age: 12-100


Dinosaur Vocabulary
This is a wordssearch and fill-in-the-blank sentences focusing on nine vocabulary words.

Level: intermediate
Age: 12-14


"The Bells" by Edgar Allan Poe
I put a link for students to go to read the poem because it is so long. They also have a wordsearch and five questions to answer about the poem. I hope it is useful.

Level: advanced
Age: 14-100


"Hope" by Emily Dickinson
This is an exercise about Dickinsonīs poem "Hope." I have illustrated and provided the free onlinedictionary url for the words. I then have some mulitiple-choice interactive questions and a wordsearch. I hope it is helpful.

Level: intermediate
Age: 12-100


Albinistic Animals Are Awesome
I have tried to give a very basic explanation for why some animals are albinos. There are several CUTE pictures. I also explain how the title is an example of alliteration, and the different parts of speech "albino" can become when the spelling is changed and when it describes a noun.

Level: intermediate
Age: 12-100


Halloween poem
This is a Halloween poem that explains couplets, synonyms, and antonyms. It has some illustrations, questions, and a wordsearch.

Level: intermediate
Age: 12-100


Thanksgiving Poem and Activities
This ia a short Thanksgiving poem that I illustrated and created a few questions. There is also a fact about our President and a wordsearch. Happy Thanksgiving!!

Level: intermediate
Age: 10-100