A collection of downloadable worksheets, exercises and activities to teach frankenstein, shared by english language teachers. How to make an abc book for preschoolers brighthub education. After researching and learning about a topic in your classroom such as biology, ancient civilizations, or even the unique history and geography of your state, have students create an abc book to share their knowledge with others. Projects give students a chance to explore themes from frankenstein in creative ways. Have fun by rereading this horror classic and by making some fun frankenstein crafts. The book report activity is meant to polish up the analyzing and creative senses in students and hence a must done. Welcome to esl printables, the website where english language teachers exchange resources.
Students will explore the themes of guilt and justice in frankenstein. Tower building challenge upper elem middle experiment. The gothic in this video from the british library 8. This lesson uses a reference to frankenstein but is adaptible to other literary works. Resources home early years prek and kindergarten primary elementary middle school secondary high school whole school special educational. Two hundred years ago a young woman aged just 18 published a book about a monster. Lifelong actoradvocate alyssa milano tells the story of a yo. In this lesson, students create an alphabet book to share knowledge and. Read book online frankenstein or the modern prometheus mary shelley a.
The crux of the story is that this wretched eightfoot monster cant accept his creators rejection. Their accompanying assignment was to design anything that demonstrated they understood the book and to defend that project in class. Students in brian levingstons english 12 and european literature class recently read mary shelleys classic novel, frankenstein. Most famously, the original version published anonymously in 1818 was significantly revised by mary shelley and republished in 1831, along with her. Even both entirley different in goals, the two werent so different for when it came to this. My only hope is that those middle school students, whose enthusiasm i quashed, found another way to become passionate about literature. In its second year, the program is part of the one book, one community project initiated by the library of congress center for the book. You are going to create an illustrated alphabet book for your novel. The resources offer templates for incorporating the exhibitions scholarly content in order to help students learn by examining and analyzing primary and secondarysource visual and textual materials. In the book frankensteins aunt, the barons aunt comes to frankensteins castle to put it back in order, following. Make a collage inspired by the themes, characters, and ideas in frankenstein. This timeframe provides time for students to spend a bit of time on the book each day. This activity will help get your students assumptions out in the open. Alphabet soup decorate a paper bag with an abc theme to use during circle time.
Math alphabet book rubric category 5 4 3 2 1 use of class time worked ontask during the entire project. Element points possible earned points graded by teacher earned points graded by student book project has a cover that includes a title and author 5 book includes 26 interior pages that are in alphabetical order 1 for each letter of the alphabet 26 words and concepts are supported with accurate details. Students to learn facetoface before the end of term two in victoria as. Frankenstein can be a tough book to teach because your students already think they know the story. In this stem challenge, students build windmills to harness the wind and. The description of the project itself is straightforward.
Not only that, but abc books are a fun project for students of all ages. No, not your typical a is for apple, b is for bear books, but abc book. Biology, human health and anatomy, ethics, history of medicine, electricity and circuits, biomedical. This can be used to reinforce or develop math vocabulary. The monster comes back to haunt frankenstein and shower misery upon him with devious and murderous means of. Zealous both victor and the monster showed qualities of being very zealous. Frankenstein abcs b is for book z is for zelotypia c is for create frankenstein studies with many different books.
Free frankenstein debate teacher help, teaching, tpt free lessons. A varied range of resources to teach and prepare students for an essay after reading the play or novel of frankenstein inckludes scheme of work and teaching materials with essay and essay. Learn more about creating abc books abc books arent for babies. You will create an abc book of events that took place between the years 18001855. Before anyone opens the book, break students into groups and have each group predict what will be in the novel. Unlike in the 1933 movie bride of frankenstein, the books victor. Penetrating the secrets of nature presents the following classroom resources for k12 and undergraduate educators and their students. Great for new teachers, student teachers, homeschooling and teachers who like creative ways to teach. Break students into two groups, the prosecution and the defense. When creating abc books with students, consider using them as a longterm project over the course of a particular unit of study. As you work on a certain letter, place items that begin with that letter in the bag. Students will create an abc book based on math vocabulary words. This packet includes a synopsis of the novel, a list of main characters, reading activities, discussion topics, essay assignments, project ideas, and more. On this page, to the immediate right, you should find all the documents that relate to the abc book project.
You can choose to write your book about one theme, event, person, place, or about 26 different events, people, places, and things, one for each letter of the alphabet. Mary shelleys frankenstein lesson plan template and teaching resources. Frankenstein just for fun, the novel condensed to a oneminute read. For example, your students might spend six weeks on one abc book. This craft is a fun collagestyle project, and is good for middle schoolers, who can make an assortment of creatures who are too pleasant to be scary. Once youve finished with all the letters, stack the pages in order, from a to z. Mary shelley lesson plans for frankenstein varsity tutors. We would especially like to add k12 lesson plans and other secondary education materials to this list. My kids made abc books a few years ago when we studied the middle ages and theyve been on my todo list many times since then. For middle and high school students, creating abc books for young students and then sharing the books with those younger students is a collaborative project that teaches all the students valuable lifelong lessons. This e book text of mary shelleys frankenstein or the modern prometheus has been shared by project gutenberg project gutenberg offers over 38,000 free ebooks. The following chart will help you teach allusions in frankenstein. Frankenstein book trailer 2015 class project youtube. Criteria exemplar 5 developed 4 limited 3 appearance neatness the text and the illustrations are visually appealing, clear, and colorful.
Math vocabulary abc book project by sue lee teachers pay. Frankenstein creative project english 11 honors choose one of the following options for your creative project. How to use abc books all the way through high school. Unlike frankenstein s monster, the resulting creations are things of beauty. Help your high school class get into the novel frankenstein by creating their own monsters. Worked some of the time ontask during the entire project. Victor had his passion for creating life and the monster had his passion to be more human like. Abc book template for all agesteachers often think that abc books are only for primary grades. Koenekes english class, made by douglas fajardo, only for school project. Frankensteins monster could have driven humanity to extinction abc. Frankenstein project english ks3 teaching resources.
Frankenstein project english ks3 free 8 mrsnin alice in wonderland project english ks3. The scientific project is a hideous creation that frankenstein finds himself disgusted with. They all worked on the same project, but with different levels of expectation. If you have ever visited an aquarium or museum gift shop, you have probably seen an abc book, such as the ocean alphabet book. Therefore frankenstein is a horror novel, with several accounts of tragedy, death, and gruesomeness. Students will conduct a mock trial of frankensteins monster, using evidence to support their claims. Frankenstein teachers guide plan a comprehensive unit on mary shelleys frankenstein with the instructional resources in this teachers guide. Students create an abc book of facts about a research topic of your choice. This lesson is a great way to anayzle character motivations in frankenstein. When mary shelley was writing frankenstein, she was in a contest with several other writers, in which to see who could write the best horror story. Abc book project denton independent school district. We would especially like to add k12 lesson plans and other secondary education materials to. This alphabet book should capture the plot, main characters, theme, settings, and conflict of your story.
My youngest two were elementary age and my oldest was in middle or high school. Jun 2, 2017 the frankenstein debate package includes topics for students. Abc books for elementary and beyond simple homeschool. The cask of amontillado, but you could use the blank worksheet with any book or short story. Frankenstein its alive the science show abc radio national. We often get asked what version of frankenstein well be using in our programs or that we recommend frankenstein. In the middle column, students will explain the allusion. The project so excited toffenettis students that at the end of the school year, when the kids were feeling a little sad about leaving their comfortable elementary school for the unfamiliarity of middle school, the kids made another abc book this one a memory book. Get your students excited about the college research process with this creative pennant project. Abc book templates for all ages math word problems. Abc book project rubric 3 2 1 score cover cover is readable from a distance, includes the authors name, and some sort of illustration.
During my eight years in the classroom, i ruined at least two amazing literary works by assigning horrifically dull reading projects. Title page includes title, an explanation of the project, and. The monster comes back to haunt frankenstein and shower misery upon him with devious and murderous means of close relatives. Let your child decide on a title for example, elis alphabet book and then write this on a cover page, with a byline beneath. Make your own halloween characters from frankenstein to zombies black ctas and our. Ive successfully used abc templates with middle school students for many different projects including science, social studies, geography, creative writing, poetry, math word problems, book reports and mor. The text and the illustrations are clear and colorful. The weber reads program is designed to create a communitywide discussion by encouraging all area residents to read the same exceptional. Frankenstein lesson plans ela common core lesson plans. August 30 is frankenstein day, the birthday of mary shelley. How to use abc books all the way through high school thoughtco. See more ideas about frankenstein, the big read and enrichment activities.17 449 1319 365 32 1229 343 1001 972 1136 1439 647 1529 1464 1080 1047 1071 436 1341 190 1055 91 1210 900 1394 760 485 474 996 312 254 1332 1310