This unit has been created with the teacher in mind. The material is geared toward senior students with a focus on the construction of arguments. It also teaches the importance of historical context as well as literary allusions in the development of themes.
I am a strong believer that when students work with a specific purpose in mind, they become better learners. That’s why my units contain only quality, worth-while activities. You will find no busy work here.
I’ve done all of the thinking for you. The lesson plans are detailed and comprehensive. The student guide is visually appealing and facilitates the teacher’s job. Also, the answer key is complete and detailed. All the teacher needs to do is to purchase this unit and photocopy it.
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The unit includes:
1) The Teacher Package
-contains 23 detailed lessons (60-90 minute lessons)
-leading discussion questions and skill-building activities (with detailed instructions for the teacher)
-important chapter notes on analysis
-the teacher package helps the teacher stay on task and stay organized because the planning has been done for you.
2) The Student Package (19 pages)
-study guide questions (*improved with more thinking questions for students)
-a fact sheet regarding the Prometheus myth
-Activity on the use of nature in romantic literature
-an activity based on the symbols in the novel
-several activities that teach argument development
-Activity on theme development
-an activity on characterization to bring about themes (*NEW)
3) A comprehensive answer key (32 pages)
-detailed answers to ALL student activities and work
-an annotated copy of the poem “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner” and activity answer key.
4) Also included:
-a PowerPoint introducing the novel’s historical context and the author
-class posters with key elements in the novel
-a copy of “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner.”
5) A paragraph writing activity to revises the proper way to structure an argument in paragraph form, while teaching the themes in the novel.
6) Various evaluations are also included: ALL EVALUATIONS ARE IN WORD DOCUMENTS to MODIFY FOR CLASSROOM NEEDS.
– Test on letters 1-4 and chapters 1-10 (choice between multiple choice OR development questions)
-Test on chapters 11-18 (choice between multiple choice OR development questions)
-Unit evaluation (Choice between an essay (several different versions), a debate, a unit test – all work process is included)
ANSWER KEYS AND EVALUATION GRIDS ARE INCLUDED FOR ALL EVALUATIONS.
*As a bonus, I have included two automatic comment generators for Word documents (with drop down boxes.)
Also, I’ve used the 1831 edition of the novel to create this unit.
Documents are downloaded as PDF files (except for evaluations)
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