Romeo and Juliet: How Themes Emerge and Develop over the Course of the Play
This is a tiered assignment aimed at getting students to understand how a theme develops over the course of a play. Students should be grouped into 3 ability level groups and assigned one of the tasks. A rubric and standards addressed is also provided.
Romeo and Juliet Symbols, Motif, and Theme Station Activities
This activity for Romeo and Juliet consists of 3 stations, each devoted to an assignment that focuses on Symbolism in the play, Motifs in the play, and Themes
Salem Witch Trials - Webquest with Key
Salem Witch Trials - Webquest with Key - This 6 page document contains a webquest and teachers key related to the basics of the Salem Witch Trials in America.
The assignment is broken into 4 ability levels based on Bloom's Taxonomy. Each Act of Romeo and Juliet has a coordinating summative assessment for students
Textmapping is a strategy for fostering close reading! Read all about it here! Aimed at middle school, but easily adaptable for all grades! Links to Testmapping sites here also!
Media Persuasion Techniques and Logical Fallacies Culminating Project
Students will create an advertising campaign that uses persuasive techniques and their knowledge of logical fallacies to facilitate the content. This assignment also incorporates technology.
The Salem Witch Trials: Analyzing Multiple Accounts of the Same Event Webquest
CCSS.RI.5.6With this webquest, students will navigate four different online accounts related to the Salem Witch Trials, and analyze the…
Persuasive Techniques Commercial Analysis Project
Students view and analyze a commercial and present its use of persuasive techniques in front of the class.
Role-Playing Roundtable: The Salem Witch Trials
Room 311 has crafted a lesson for your U.S. History class that will allow them to take on roles from colonial Salem as they discuss the Salem Witch Trials. This resource includes the following: 1. a webquest 2. teacher discussion questions 3. 2 assignments to go with the roundtable discussion. 7-12 $