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Grade 11 ELA Module 2: Unit 2, Lesson 11

For Teachers 11th Standards
The speaker of Audre Lorde's poem "From the House of Yemanjá" describes her mother's two faces, adding a whole new meaning to the phrase two-faced. Pupils first read the final stanza of the contemporary poem. With a Quick Write, they...
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Grade 11 ELA Module 2: Unit 2, Lesson 10

For Teachers 11th Standards
The speaker of Audre Lorde's poem "From the House of Yemanjá" describes carrying two women on her back—she must be strong! Using lesson 10 of 14 from the Grade 11 ELA Module 2: Unit 2 series, pupils read the second stanza. With a Quick...
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Grade 11 ELA Module 2: Unit 2, Lesson 6

For Teachers 11th Standards
How did the women's rights movement create a ripple effect, improving the lives of future generations? Scholars read and analyze paragraphs 11-12 of "An Address by Elizabeth Cady Stanton," in which the author emphasizes the importance of...
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Grade 11 ELA Module 2: Unit 2, Lesson 5

For Teachers 11th Standards
Elizabeth Cady Stanton compares sins to monsters, using a metaphor to make a point about morality. Using the fifth of 14 lessons from the Grade 11 ELA Module 2: Unit 2 series, learners analyze paragraphs 8-10 of "An Address by Elizabeth...
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Grade 11 ELA Module 2: Unit 2, Lesson 1

For Teachers 11th Standards
How did Elizabeth Cady Stanton use rhetoric to convince others of her views? Scholars begin reading "An Address by Elizabeth Cady Stanton," which argues that women should have voting rights. Pupils complete a Quick Write to analyze how...
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Grade 11 ELA Module 1: Unit 3, Lesson 3

For Teachers 11th Standards
Virginia Woolf didn't believe a woman could have written Shakespeare's works. Using the resource, scholars engage in a silent discussion to analyze how Woolf uses rhetoric to convey her point of view in A Room of One's Own. Pupils write...
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Grade 11 ELA Module 1: Unit 2, Lesson 24

For Teachers 11th Standards
How do central ideas build on each other in Shakespeare's Hamlet? Scholars begin the first part of an end-of-unit assessment. They complete a Central Idea Evidence Collection Tool worksheet to prepare for a writing activity to discuss...
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Grade 11 ELA Module 1: Unit 2, Lesson 17

For Teachers 11th Standards
Why is Hamlet so upset with Gertrude? Using the resource, scholars read Act 3.4 of Hamlet, analyzing how Shakespeare develops Gertrude's character in the scene. Next, pupils participate in a jigsaw activity to discuss Hamlet's monologues. 
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Grade 11 ELA Module 1: Unit 2, Lesson 16

For Teachers 11th Standards
Using the resource, scholars read Act 3.3 of Shakespeare's Hamlet. They analyze two soliloquies and engage in a discussion about how Shakespeare develops the characters. 
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Grade 11 ELA Module 1: Unit 2, Lesson 14

For Teachers 11th Standards
How do Ophelia's interactions with Hamlet help develop her character? Pupils continue reading Act 3.1 from Shakespeare's Hamlet. Using writing and discussion, scholars analyze the dialogue between Hamlet and Ophelia, paying special...
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Grade 11 ELA Module 1: Unit 2, Lesson 13

For Teachers 11th Standards
What impact does word choice have on character development? Using the resource, scholars read Act 3.1 from Shakespeare's Hamlet, focusing on the development of Ophelia's character. They also complete a Quick Write to analyze the meaning...
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Grade 11 ELA Module 1: Unit 2, Lesson 8

For Teachers 11th Standards
How does Shakespeare employ figurative language to emphasize central ideas in Hamlet? Using an interesting resource, learners complete a Quick Write to answer the question. Additionally, they continue their study of the play by exploring...
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Grade 11 ELA Module 1: Unit 2, Lesson 7

For Teachers 11th Standards
Following a ghost's advice may not be in anyone's best interest, but that doesn't stop Hamlet! Using an interesting resource, pupils continue reading Act 1 of Shakespeare's Hamlet, in which the ghost tries to convince Hamlet to seek...
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Grade 11 ELA Module 1: Unit 2, Lesson 5

For Teachers 11th Standards
Scholars delve into Act 1.2 of Shakespeare's Hamlet. By completing a writing exercise and participating in a class discussion, they continue to analyze how the author develops the characters in the play. 
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Grade 12 ELA Extension Module: Understanding and Evaluating Argument

For Teachers 12th Standards
Scholars read, analyze, and evaluate argumentative writing. Discussion about arguments of mass incarceration evolves from The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness. Learners participate in group discussions and...
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“Choose Something Like a Star” Discussion—Applying Style to Content

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Robert Frost's "Choose Something Like a Star" and John Keats' "Bright Star" provide the text for a two-part instructional activity in which class members analyze the effects of style on meaning in poetry. Randall Thompson's song cycle...
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Franklin, Master Diplomat

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
While many often associate Ben Franklin with his kite electricity experiments, budding historians find out he contributed much more. They discover Franklin's political savvy by examining primary sources in the informative installment of...
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Legend and Symbol: An Etymology Lesson

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
How are the words tradition and traitor related? A thorough language arts resource explores the ways Latin and Greek words are represented in traditional legends and artwork, and reinforces word meaning with several grammar exercises.
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Pericles: Study Guide

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Everyone loves a great riddle, right? Everyone except for the characters in Shakespeare's Pericles, who will be killed unless they answer the king's riddle correctly. With the study guide, scholars use words coined by Shakespeare to play...
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Merry Wives of Windsor: Study Guide

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
What does the character Falstaff mean when he says "I was beaten myself into all the colors of the rainbow"? Using the Merry Wives of Windsor curriculum guide, scholars unlock meaning by paraphrasing lines from the play. Pupils also...
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The Taming of the Shrew: Study Guide

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
William Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew combines three things that are sure to capture scholars' attention: love, deception, and clown attire. With the curriculum guide, learners hone their opinion-writing skills and practice...
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Julius Caesar: Study Guide

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What makes a good leader? Use the curriculum guide for William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar to help scholars answer that question. Pupils research the play's historical context and other background information before engaging in...
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The Tempest: Study Guide

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Magic, disguise, and spirits in the shape of hunting dogs. Not a description of a fantasy novel, but rather of William Shakespeare's The Tempest. Learners read a plot summary, play Shakespeare Taboo, and practice paraphrasing and writing...
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Othello: Study Guide

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Before he was a parrot in Aladdin, Iago was the perfect villain in a Shakespearean play. A study guide introduces theater goers to Othello by providing them with a summary of the plot and overview of the characters. After watching a...