This English Language Arts lesson plan for 11th graders focuses on listening skills, persuasion, and rhetoric connected to TED talk videos. It addresses the following NE state standards: NE.LA 12.4.1.A; NE.LA 12.4.2.B; NE.LA 12.3.3.C; NE.LA 12.2.1.BThe lesson will take about 40-50 minutes.
Activity Description: This activity is actually four different discussion-based activities to be used in a station rotation discussion day format. It does require some prework with the double journal note-taking graphic organizer included in the resources. Time needed for activity: 45-60 minutesResources needed for activity: student notes using the double journal note-taking graphic organizer; paper, sticky notes, and markers for timelines, and internet access to LMS. Assessment: Rubrics "Of Mice and Men End of the Novel Project" by Raeanna Carlson is licensed under CC BY-NC 4.0 / A derivative from the original work
This Remote Learning Plan was created by Amy Brown in collaboration with Eileen Barks and Caryn Ziettlow as part of the 2020 ESU-NDE Remote Learning Plan Project. Educators worked with coaches to create Remote Learning Plans as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.The attached Remote Learning Plan is designed for 11 Grade, English Language Arts students. Students will begin with an introduction to Willa Cather through autobiographical readings and video. They will then move to “A Wagner Matinee” a short story written by Willa Cather and either write a short paragraph describing the theme of the story or create a graphic Theme drawing. The final lesson in this is to read My Antonia by Willa Cather, annotate the chapters, and create various character projects at the end of the novel. This Remote Learning Plan addresses the following NDE Standard: 12.1.6b,12.1.6h, 12.1.6i, 12.3.1 a, 12.3.1b; 12.3.3a, and 12.3.3b. It is expected that this Remote Learning Plan will take students 7 Weeks to complete.
Students jump into learning how to spot fake news by playing a round of Factitious, the game. Next, they meet in groups to share strategies that helped them while playing the game. (A sample infographic of strategies is included, too.) Third, groups of students work together to be the first team to find all four fake news items in The Canadian Infiltration Fake News Game.
This lesson asks students to dig into a select scene to examine the complex and stereotype-defying character of Lady Macbeth.