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Literary Scrapbooks Online: An Electronic Reader-Response Project

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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
Lesson Author

Judy Annan

Charleston, South Carolina

Publisher

National Council of Teachers of English

 

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LESSON PLANS

Grades   6 – 8  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

Making Memories: An End-of-Year Digital Scrapbook

Students reflect on their school year, creating a digital scrapbook consisting of images and text to present to their school community.

 

Grades   6 – 12  |  Lesson Plan  |  Minilesson

Prove It!: A Citation Scavenger Hunt

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

Comparing Portrayals of Slavery in Nineteenth-Century Photography and Literature

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.

 

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CALENDAR ACTIVITIES

Grades   1 – 8  |  Calendar Activity  |  October 14

Kodak was issued a film patent on October 14, 1884.

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

Gold was discovered in California in 1848.

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

Annual fence-painting contests take place in Hannibal, Missouri.

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.

 

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ACTIVITIES & PROJECTS

Grades   9 – 12  |  Activity & Project

Special Memories & Significant Moments: Making an Electronic Scrapbook

Using a variety of artifacts, mementos, and technologies, teens can create an electronic scrapbook of their most important moments in high school.

 

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