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Pre-Reading for Call of the Wild: Info. on Wolves
This is part of the beginning of The Call of the Wild unit. It is a reading comprehension about wolves. There is a chart to complete after the reading. Carla Horne
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 16


 
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


 
Oxymoron Lesson
This is an oxymoron lesson. It includes a definition, several pictures, and a chart that the students must complete. There is also an answer sheet.
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 14


 
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


 
"The Cask of Amontillado" Illustrated Voc. for Advanced Students Page 1
This is Page 1 of a list of an illustrated vocabulary word list for "The Cask of Amontillado."
Level: advanced
Age: 12-17
Type: others
Downloads: 13


 
Conjunction Reference Sheet
This is a reference sheet for advanced students who are ready to concentrate on writing. I give this out as a reference sheet for their notebooks. (For 9th grade I just give out the first sheet.) I then teach each conjunction type individually. As we write sentences with conjunctions, I look to see if they are punctuating their sentences correctly....
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Type: others
Downloads: 13


 
Illustrated Idioms
This sheet defines idioms, gives a humorous illustration of the idiom, gives two examples explaining them, and then it has 10 idioms for the student to figure out the literal meanings.
Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 13


 
Symbolism and Motifs in The War of the Worlds
This is a ws about the symbols and motif in Dover´s The War of the Worlds. I explain and illustrate three different symbols, and the motif of good vs. evil. There are 11 questions after the reading. Please let me know if you have any questions. Carla Horne
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 13


 
Alliteration in the poem "A Who´Z Who in the Horrible House" by Wes Magee
I am so sorry that it didn´t upload right the first time. This is a cute alliterative poem by Wes Magee. I illustrated it and provided the questions.
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
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

 


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

Level: intermediate
Age: 9-100


"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 Blue Crab Wordsearch
There is a short definition and description of the blue crab. I have also created 4 reading worksheets with questions for the blue crab.

Level: intermediate
Age: 12-14


Help Save the Blue Crab
This is a reading comprehension exercise about the blue crab which lives from New England to Florida in the U.S. Students learn about why it is important to try to save the blue crab and what else could endanger them.

Level: intermediate
Age: 12-100


"Eldorado" by Edgar Allan Poe Lesson
This is another poem by Edgar Allan Poe, "Eldorado." It is a short poem, and I begin this lesson with some vocabulary words and note. I then have the poem and one illustration. The choose-the-correct-answer sentences are easy, and so is the wordsearch. I end with one final illustration. I hope that ...

Level: intermediate
Age: 12-100


"Heart! We Will Forget Him" by Emily Dickinson
This is a short poem by Emily Dickinson. It is simple to understand once the students understand the vocabulary, which I have provided the definitions and a link to the free online dictionary.com. There are also a few choose the answer questions and a wordsearch. I hope it is useful.

Level: intermediate
Age: 11-100


"Fog" by Carl Sandburg
This is a lesson about the poem "Fog." I define metaphor, and I explain the symbols and the theme of the poem. I hope it is helpful. There is also an interactive exercise.

Level: intermediate
Age: 14-100


"At the Sea-Side" by Robert Louis Stevenson
This is a children´s poem by Robert Louis Stevenson. I added some illustrations, and I define similes and imagery.

Level: elementary
Age: 10-14


Punctuating Titles
This exercise explains and gives several examples for using underlining or using quotation marks with titles of literature, drama, and other media.

Level: advanced
Age: 14-100


"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