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Teacher Resources by Grade
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Literary Scrapbooks Online: An Electronic Reader-Response Project
|Grades||9 – 12|
|Lesson Plan Type||Unit|
|Estimated Time||Eleven 50-minute sessions|
Charleston, South Carolina
Grades 6 – 12 | Lesson Plan | Minilesson
Students are challenged to find citations that support details about the characters, plot, or themes from a text.
Grades 6 – 12 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson
In this lesson, students analyze similarities and differences among depictions of slavery in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Frederick Douglass’ Narrative, and nineteenth century photographs of slaves. Students formulate their analysis of the role of art and fiction, as they attempt to reliably reflect social ills, in a final essay.
Grades 6 – 8 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson
Students reflect on their school year, creating a digital scrapbook consisting of images and text to present to their school community.
Grades 1 – 8 | Calendar Activity |  October 14
Students create a scrapbook of their favorite pieces throughout the year and present it to parents at an end-of-year party.
Grades 3 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  January 24
Students read letters from the Gold Rush and follow up by writing an imaginary letter to a family member about their experience using the Letter Generator.
Grades 3 – 8 | Calendar Activity |  July 5
A scene from one of Twain's works is chosen and students map the story setting using the Story Map. Setting is then discussed as a class.
ACTIVITIES & PROJECTS
Grades 9 – 12 | Activity & Project
Using a variety of artifacts, mementos, and technologies, teens can create an electronic scrapbook of their most important moments in high school.