Activities & Lessons
Sharpen your writing, language, critical thinking, and reading skills with these instructional resources, designed for at-home learning. Keep checking back for new resources posted each week!
Resource 1: Write an Ode (to an Everyday Item)
Using the poem "Ode on a Grecian Urn" as a guide, create a poem to celebrate the beauty of an everyday item.
Resource 2: Analyze Theme
Read the short story "Dr. Heidegger's Experiment" and use a graphic organizer to track details related to its themes. Then analyze the themes by answering the questions about the text.
Resource 3: Create a Sketchnote
If you've ever found yourself doodling or drawing when you were supposed to be taking "well-organized" notes, you'll love to sketchnote! A sketchnote is a creative way to take notes by combining words, doodles, and other markings—arrows, numbers, underlines, and boxes—in a way that makes sense to you. Learn how it's done and then try it out!