This extensive unit from EDSITEMENT contains five lessons on examining the multiple voices that are found in Faulkner’s masterpiece, As I Lay Dying. You’ll find the guiding questions and learning objectives for the unit in general as well as the preparations necessary. Each individual lesson includes these topics, the lesson activities for that lesson, and assessment ideas. There are some extension activities also. This unit has everything you’ll need for a detailed look at Faulkner’s book, literary conceits, and historical background information. If you haven’t looked at what EDSITEMENT has to offer, this is a good place to start.
The subtitle for this site is “hands-on science curriculum for the adventurous teacher.” Who would not want to be that adventurous teacher! After you use this lesson on determining whether something is alive, be sure to look through the rest of the site. It has lessons with supporting downloads and detailed teacher’s guides for a whole host of science topics. This lesson plan is for middle school students, includes vocabulary necessary for understanding the characteristics of life, cards to download for a student activity, and a six-page Word document filled with ways to teach the lesson, including instructions on how to make”glue monsters.”http://www.mysciencebox.org/alive