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6 - 8 ELA - Writing 6

6 - 8 ELA - Writing 6

  • Rewriting Shakespeare:  Comedy to Tragedy
    • As Shakespeare is about to debut his new play, Much Ado About Nothing, the queen decides she isn't in the mood for a comedy.  Shakespeare has asked you to rewrite the ending so that it is a tragedy instead!  Students will explore concepts related to language, literature, informational text, speaking & listening, and writing.
  • Creating a Poetry Anthology
    • An exchange student in your class is having trouble understanding the American Dream.  You've decided to create an anthology of poetry devoted to the American Dream.  Students will explore concepts related to language, literature, informational text, speaking & listening, and writing.
  • Investigative Journalism
    • As a beat reporter for the London Times, you've decided to investigate the disappearance of Billy Weaver.  Students will explore concepts related to language, literature, informational text, speaking & listening, and writing.

Testimonial

"Problem Based Learning is a staple in my teaching and you can see pieces of the methodology in almost everything I do. It's not a program or a panacea, but a method of teaching that gives every student valuable life-long skills." - Sam Walker, Technology Facilitator Morgan Elementary, 2010 NC Technology Educator of the Year