Ozymandias - Literary Elements: When teaching poetry, it is often helpful to refresh or introduce students with technical words. Terms like “metaphor", "alliteration", "personification", "imagery", "apostrophe", and "assonance" are a few important terms.
Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom - Symbols, Themes, and Motifs: In this activity, students will identify themes and symbols from 'The Five People You Meet in Heaven', and support their choices with details from the text.
The General History of Virginia by John Smith - Timeline: Students can plot the main events of John Smith and Powhatan with a timeline graphic organizer! Students should provide information about Virginia settlers, Pocahontas, and Jamestown.
Jacksonian Democracy - A Corrupt Bargain: For this activity, students will outline the Election of 1824. A storyboard is used to detail the candidates, their positions, and what became known as the “corrupt bargain”.
Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa - Making Connections: Making connections is a very important skill to acquire and perfect. Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa is a great story for students to connect to on many different levels.
Because I Could Not Stop for Death by Emily Dickinson - Key Themes, Symbols, and Motifs: Both Mortality and Immportality are important themes in Dickinson's iconic poem. Students can analyze both using Storyboard That! Find more activities on www.storyboardthat.com!
Reagan Presidency - The Election of 1980: In this activity, students will use a T-Chart storyboard to illustrate the candidates of both the Democratic and Republican parties in the 1980 Presidential Election.