Nonfiction and Literature Pairings with Activities for Secondary ELA
Reproducible activity book
By Kristina Janeway. Students explore common themes across genres with activities based on 26 short nonfiction pieces paired with poems. The eclectic works—including speeches, magazine articles, and book excerpts—cross literary periods and encompass selections from Henry Wadsworth Longfellow to Ashton Kutcher. Individual and group activities include analysis and evaluation, research, writing prompts, and online activities like creating digital comic strips or watching recorded speeches in order to see how body language and delivery affect meaning. Recommended for grades 9–12 but also appropriate for advanced middle-school and pre-AP students. Spiralbound. 8½" x 11". Teacher’s Discovery. 202 pages. ©2016.