I am always looking for ways to engage my most reluctant readers, and this. is. it. In this activity, students choose their favorite heroes and villains from the texts they read (did I mention this activity can be used with almost ANY texts?!), then match them up flip-book style to see who would win and who would be defeated!
Common Core Aligned Independent Reading: Memoirs as Mentor Texts
Polish your students' analysis and writing skills! This fun activity also aligns with the Common Core State Standards. Students visit four Limerick Analysis Stations around your classroom analyzing rhyme scheme, rhythm, tone and mood, and content.
Common Core Aligned Research Writing Bundle for Any Project Grades 6-12