Looking for emergency sub plans for your English class? If you don’t have time to make detailed sub plans, or need some creative lesson plans to use in-between units, this is the resource for you! Don’t let sick days be wasted days – these no-prep lessons are meaningful for students and easy for substitute teachers to implement! All student materials are provided in Google Drive.
⭐ 10 Days of Lesson Plans
⭐ 8 Individual Lesson (two lessons last for 2-days)
⭐ Lesson #1: Students write a mimic poem for “The Crazy Woman,” by Gwendolyn Brooks
⭐ Lesson #2: Students write a mimic poem for “Where the Sidewalk Ends,” by Shel Silverstein
⭐ Lesson #3: Students learn about idioms, complete a worksheet, and play an interactive game
⭐ Lesson #4 (2 days): Students watch a powerful TED Talk on character, respond in writing, and hold a student-led fishbowl discussion
⭐ Lesson #5 (2 days): Students read an article on the effects of violent video games, respond in writing, and hold a student-led fishbowl discussion
⭐ Lesson #6: Perfect for any point in a class novel, students do a bell ringer on symbolism and then create posters in groups
⭐ Lesson #7: Perfect for an essay unit when students have a rough draft, students use a checklist to revise alone and with partners
⭐ Lesson #8: Students watch a TED Talk on gratitude, respond in writing, and then write Thank You cards.
⭐ Links to student materials in Google Drive are provided.
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