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Novel News: Broadcast Coverage of Character, Conflict, Resolution, and Setting

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Novel News: Broadcast Coverage of Character, Conflict, Resolution, and Setting

Grades 9 – 12
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time Five 50-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Traci Gardner

Traci Gardner

Blacksburg, Virginia


National Council of Teachers of English


Student Interactives

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Grades   6 – 12  |  Student Interactive  |  Inquiry & Analysis

Literary Elements Map

Students can map out the key literary elements of character, setting, conflict, and resolution as prewriting for their own fiction or as analysis of a text by another author in this secondary-level interactive.


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Grades   3 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  June 1

CNN debuted as the first television news network in 1980.

Students brainstorm a list of modern news sources and from previous centuries. Groups then research one of these sources and create a timeline showing the evolution of news.


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Grades   3 – 12  |  Printout  |  Assessment Tool

Readers Theatre Rubric

This rubric is designed to be used for any Readers Theatre performance. Students are scored both individually in the areas of delivery and cooperation and as a group in the area of active, on-task participation.


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