Building Relationships in a High School Classroom
- Grades: 9–12
- Work cooperatively
- Access prior knowledge
- Display essay writing and prior literary terms knowledge
- Develop collegial relationships with classmates
- Create "Bio Poems"
- Make verbal presentations
- Use context clues
- Think critically
Lesson Plans for this Unit
Lesson 1: Hey Teachers! Get to Know Me!
After introducing the literary terms, have students work in groups to create a story that includes a protagonist, antagonist, conflict, climax, conclusion, setting, and any other literary elements that you choose. Have them present the story, or a part of it, in a creative way (i.e., drawing a storyboard, acting, etc.).