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Visualizing Theme with Evidence-Based Collages

Theme is one of the concepts in literature that students struggle with most. Use this simple graphic organizer to help students determine the theme of any piece of writing and then create a collage of text and images to reinforce their theme's message abo

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Letters to Books: A meaningful way to reflect on themes and messages of books

Letters to a book: a meaningful way to reflect on themes after finishing a book or story.

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13 Short Stories for Engaging Secondary Students & Teaching Literary Elements

Don't let your literature anthology dictate the short stories you read with your middle school and high school students. There are so many wonderful short stories out there, many of which can be used to teach a variety of literary elements and paired with other texts. Read on for 13 of my favorites, which literary terms and skills they lend themselves to teaching, plus suggested text pairings and activities.

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Teaching Theme

Teaching theme with billboards

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Merchant of Venice Infographic | Course Hero

Merchant of Venice Infographic | Course Hero

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Using Pictures to Teach Reading and Writing Skills

My students love using pictures to learn their reading skills!

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Shakespeare Curriculum Teaching Activities Bundle

Teaching Shakespeare? Use this curriculum to teach, enhance and most importantly enjoy your teaching of Shakespeare.

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Depth and Complexity | Critical Thinking Task Cards for Literature

Add depth and complexity to your instruction with these Critical Thinking Literature/Reading Task Cards. These task cards are perfect for any fiction reading materials: novels, short stories, anthologies! Prepare to hear some amazing discussion in your classroom! $

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Macbeth Bingo

Teacher Directions, Call Cards and 30 different game boards.

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