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Alaskan Wolves
This is a nonfiction reading activity that has a three-column chart for comparing and contrasting Alaskan wolves. After the chart there is a cloze paragraph that uses the information from the chart. There is also an answer key.
Level: intermediate
Age: 11-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 16


 
Summer Treasures Activities
I took a ws I did a long time ago and added a couple of words. I then created a word search and "look and find" ws to go along with it. Itīs mainly for spelling and for fun.
Level: elementary
Age: 8-12
Type: others
Downloads: 8


 
The Epiphany of the Haiku
This lesson focuses on the haiku and the more symbolic meanings they have. Basho is the featured poet, and there are two exercises for writing haiku poems. There are also websites for more information.
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Type: others
Downloads: 1


 
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


 
Literary Devices in "The Cask of Amontillado"
This activity looks at different quotations and references in the story "The Cask of Amontillado," and asks the student to tell which literary device it is.
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 12


 
Compare and Contrast "The Cask of Amontillado" and the Real Story That Inspired Poe
Not many people know that Edgar Allan Poe was inspired to write "The Cask of Amontillado" after he heard a real account of a man being "buried" alive. It was in one of our old literature textbooks, but is not in the new ones. It can also be researched on the Internet. There is a table to compare and contrast the two stories using the plot terms. Th...
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 12


 
Comprehension Questions for "The Cask of Amontillado"
The questions go with the short story "The Cask of Amontillado" by Edgar Allan Poe. The text can now be found on several sites for free.
Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 14


 
Blake "The Clod and the Pebble"
The printable analyzes William Blakeīs poem "The Clod and the Pebble." There are seven comprehension questions and an answer key.
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 9


 
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


 
"Fire and Ice" Analysis
This is a mini-lesson about the analysis of Robert Frostīs poem "Fire and Ice." There is a different poem at the end for students to analyze.
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Type: others
Downloads: 11

 


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


Haiku Lesson
This is a lesson about how to write a haiku poem. It has the definition, a table, an exercise, and a word search.

Level: intermediate
Age: 12-100


"Words" by Sappho
Poetry is the most concise way to say so much with so few words. I canīt get over how wonderful this ancient Greek poem is. Students will learn what lyric poetry is, who Sappho was, and the definition of immortal.

Level: intermediate
Age: 14-100


"Kaboom!"
The poem, "Kaboom!" is about the literary term, onomatopoeia, and miners. It gives students the idea that not all "treasures" are about money. I have included some questions and a word search.

Level: intermediate
Age: 10-100


The World Calendar
It has been proposed that we need a calendar for the entire world. I found this to be a very interesting concept, so I used the information from the site to create an exercise. There are also several pictures to show our relationship with the environment. The pictures mainly focus on females, the la...

Level: intermediate
Age: 12-100


"Christmas Time"
This is a short poem about the love and patience a grandmother shows at Christmas time. I have defined a few vocabulary words and created a wordsearch.

Level: intermediate
Age: 12-100


"A Dinosaur for Christmas" by Kenn Nesbitt
This is a cute poem that I illustrated, but not as much as I wanted to because the site had problems. I added a few questions. (12-17-09 I just added more pictures because the site finally started working correctly.) Sorry.

Level: elementary
Age: 8-12


A Christmas Song/Poem
This is a cute little song from the 1950īs. I have defined some words and illustrated others. There is a short exercise to go with it.

Level: intermediate
Age: 9-100


The Call of the Wild Vocabulary Exercise
This exercise explains the difference between personification and anthropomorphism. It has 10 beginning vocabulary words with their definitions, an exercise, and a wordsearch.

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


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