Mountain Heights Academy

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Frankenstein Background Knowledge

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Each year, students conduct research focussed on a chosen topic related to Frankenstein and the 1800s. They watch each others' presentations before we begin our novel and this allows them to begin the novel with a lot of background knowledge! Each presentation includes pictures with citations, a works cited, voice narration or background music, and a brief summary on their chosen topic. Enjoy!

Material Type: Diagram/Illustration, Lecture, Student Guide

Author: Jenna Ellis

The Tale Of Two Cities Animation Book 2: Chapter 14

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Have you ever had such a hard time understanding what the book, "The Tale Of Two Cities?" I know I have, so I ended up making an animation that helps you understand what book 2, chapter 14 is talking about. In this chapter, you will find that there are a couple of characters, Cruncher, Cruncher Jr., Town Folks, Roger Cly, and much more. Cruncher Jr learned that his father sold dead bodies to earn income.

Material Type: Homework/Assignment, Lesson

Author: Aaron Meads

A Tale of Two Cities Chapter 5 Analysis

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In A Tale of Two Cities, Charles Dickens foreshadows the events of the French Revolution throughout his novel. He uses symbolism to convey the dark future that the French Revolution will bring. This resource provides a detailed literary analysis on A Tale of Two Cities. In this video, we will go over the foreshadowing found in the 5th chapter.

Material Type: Interactive, Lecture Notes, Reading

Author: Bryan Seagle

The Pearl by John Steinbeck - Diving Deeper

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The following resources are aids to help you understand and dive deeper into John Steinbeck's novel, The Pearl. The resources to the right are learnings aids and a Check Your Understanding Assessment. The video includes audio and more information on the Presentation. However, if you missed something, you can go back through the slides at your own pace. The student worksheet can be used as a check your understanding or notes while the student watches the videos or as an assessment to check understanding. The teacher answer key has answers to the student worksheet.Clicking View will allow you to view the slide on Google slides, the video on Vimeo, and the worksheets in Google Docs. Simply make copies of the Student Worksheet by going File, Make a copy, inside Google Docs, if students are filling out online. Otherwise, simply print the document as is. Created by a high student, for high school students.

Material Type: Lesson Plan

Author: Melanie Spence

Romeo and Juliet

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This presentation describes the characters, plot, setting, foreshadowing examples, as well as numerous motifs of the play. In addition, there is an attached Romeo and Juliet word search, as well as comprehension questions for your students to answer as they are reading.

Material Type: Interactive, Reading

Author: Kate Larson

Themes in Frankenstein

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Mary Shelley's Frankenstein is a classic novel that is full of numerous themes. However, there are four main ideas that are highly evident throughout the course of the book: envy is the cause of devastating effects, humanity can be deceiving, pride can be anyone's downfall, and fear changes lives. This presentation will go over each major theme in detail, as well as list specific examples pertaining to each idea.In addition, there are two activities at the end of the presentation to have your students complete while reading this classic novel. Enjoy!

Material Type: Lesson Plan

Author: Kate Larson