Lesson Ideas 13-14

Gateway Presentation

Reading Interest Survey – Use some or all of the Gateway nominees in lit circles – match students using this reading interest survey.  Create a copy of this form before using it.

Ashes – Pair excerpt about EMP burst w/ non-fiction article & use all or part of the common core reading guide.

Bitter End, Everybody Sees the Ants, Shine – Create Infographics about the social issues covered in these Gateway Nominees. Use Infogr.am or Easel.ly

AshfallDefine Survivor

Practice Close Reading –  with any of the novels & these activities – Four Quandrat Notes or Whom would you.  These are two activites from the blog “How to teach a Novel.”  Click here for more.

Divergent –  Propaganda posters from the points of view of the factions.

Daughter of Smoke & Bone –  Try a cross curricular project with art classes, clothing & construction or theatre.   Draw Characters, design sets, create makeup for characters, design costumes, etc.  This wiki would is a great resource would be http://daughterofsmokeandbone.wikia.com/wiki/Category:Characters.


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