Ch 17: Teacher Resources for 12th Grade English

About This Chapter

Resources in this chapter can help you prepare quality lessons for your 12th grade English class. Utilize lesson plans and game and project ideas to simplify the process of teaching about character analysis, peer editing, expository writing and more.

Teacher Resources for 12th Grade English - Chapter Summary

Help your 12th grade students fully comprehend various high school English concepts by developing engaging and informative lessons using this chapter's teacher resources. Access lesson plans that provide instructional guidance for numerous topics, and discover fun ways to get your students involved through game and activity ideas. Resources in this chapter include the following:

  • Lesson plans for character analysis and informational writing topics
  • High school peer editing checklist
  • Games, activities and a lesson plan covering inferences
  • The Fall of the House of Usher and Civil Disobedience lesson plans
  • Activities, project ideas and a lesson plan covering the Bill of Rights
  • Lesson plans covering logical fallacies, ethos, logos, pathos and transition words
  • Point of view lesson plan and activity ideas
  • Writing process, expository writing, narrative writing, persuasive writing and descriptive writing lesson plans

The lesson plans, activity and project ideas and other teacher resources in this chapter can be reviewed in any sequence that will help you develop quality lessons. Access them from your computer, smartphone or tablet in the classroom, at home or anywhere you can secure an Internet connection.

How It Helps

  • Provides strategies for instruction: Lesson plans in this chapter provide tips and strategies for organizing lessons and instructing students during class lectures.
  • Reduces research time: This chapter provides access to numerous 12th grade English resources in one location, reducing the time you spend researching lesson planning ideas.
  • Increases student engagement: Activity, project and game ideas in this chapter ensure your students are engaged during your English lessons.

Skills Covered

Once you've reviewed this chapter's resources, you will be prepared to:

  • Develop quality lessons covering character analysis, peer editing and informational writing
  • Help your students understand how to make inferences using games and activities
  • Teach fun lessons covering The Fall of the House of Usher and Civil Disobedience
  • Incorporate instructional ideas, games and activities into your Bill of Rights lessons
  • Ensure you students have a good grasp of logical fallacies, ethos, pathos and logos
  • Simplify the process of teaching about transition words and the overall writing process
  • Engage students with activities focused on point of view concepts
  • Make it easy for students to understand expository, narrative, persuasive and descriptive writing

20 Lessons in Chapter 17: Teacher Resources for 12th Grade English
Character Analysis Lesson Plan

1. Character Analysis Lesson Plan

Use this Study.com lesson plan to teach your students about characters in literature. Examine types of characters, traits you may see, and determine how to classify them. Follow up with an engaging activity.

Peer Editing Checklist for High School

2. Peer Editing Checklist for High School

High school students are capable of offering valuable insight and feedback for peer work. This lesson explains the benefits of using peer editing in high school and provides an editing checklist you can use in your classroom.

Informational Writing Lesson Plan

3. Informational Writing Lesson Plan

Use this lesson plan to help you teach your students about informational writing and its three common types. Students start off watching an engaging video, then apply knowledge with a writing exercise.

Inference Lesson Plan

4. Inference Lesson Plan

Use a Study.com video to show how inferences are used to construct meaning, then practice with a fun activity and inferring strategies with familiar text.

Making Inferences Games & Activities

5. Making Inferences Games & Activities

Inferences are important in many areas of life: everyday life, science, literature, and more. Help students practice making inferences by implementing one of these games and activities in your classroom.

The Fall of the House of Usher Lesson Plan

6. The Fall of the House of Usher Lesson Plan

This lesson plan will lead students to understand how setting, point of view, and diction work together in Edgar Allan Poe's ~'The Fall of the House of Usher~' to achieve a desired effect. An included creative writing activity provides a chance to assess mastery while also teaching a related writing standard.

Thoreau's Civil Disobedience Lesson Plan

7. Thoreau's Civil Disobedience Lesson Plan

Henry David Thoreau was a well-known author and philosopher, writing prolific works such as ''Walden''. One of the most influential pieces was ''Civil Disobedience'', an essay that would influence such thinkers as Martin Luther King, Jr, Rosa Parks, and John F. Kennedy.

Bill of Rights Lesson Plan

8. Bill of Rights Lesson Plan

You have the right to enlighten your students on the Bill of Rights! Students get the chance to analyze each amendment of the Bill of Rights and a video lesson provides the opportunity to self check their answers. If you wish to keep moving forward on this topic, take advantage of our suggestions for extra activities and related materials.

Bill of Rights Activities for High School

9. Bill of Rights Activities for High School

Learning about the Bill of Rights is one-part history, one-part civics. It's important for every citizen of the United States, and even has worldwide implications. We can make the process fun with some hands-on activities. Check out these ideas.

Bill of Rights Project Ideas

10. Bill of Rights Project Ideas

Help your students learn about the Bill of Rights by trying out a few of these fun projects. Have your students create songs, do research, tell stories, or even create their own Bill of Rights.

Logical Fallacies Lesson Plan

11. Logical Fallacies Lesson Plan

If your students are guilty of falling for whatever advertising or politicians say, this lesson plan on logical fallacies may be just what they need. Not only will students identify a number of fallacies, but they will also create their own.

Ethos, Pathos & Logos Lesson Plan

12. Ethos, Pathos & Logos Lesson Plan

Boost your instruction on ethos, pathos, and logos with the help of a Study.com video lesson and a brief class activity. Optional extensions and related lessons are offered for deeper exploration of the topic.

Transition Words Lesson Plan

13. Transition Words Lesson Plan

Use this Study.com lesson plan to teach your students about the types of transition words found in literature. Practice with sentences and then have students work to apply knowledge in their own writing.

Point of View Lesson Plan

14. Point of View Lesson Plan

Use this Study.com lesson to teach your students about points of view in text. Students practice identifying points of view in familiar text, then play a game showing understanding of the concept.

Activities for Teaching Point of View

15. Activities for Teaching Point of View

Teaching students to understand things from different points of view is an important aspect of critical thinking. This lesson gives you some activities for teaching point of view.

Writing Process Lesson Plan

16. Writing Process Lesson Plan

Use this Study.com lesson plan to teach your students the steps in the writing process. Set up stations for students to experience the use of graphic organizers to prewrite a narrative piece.

Expository Writing Lesson Plan

17. Expository Writing Lesson Plan

Introduce and explain the different types of expository writing to your students with our lesson plan. View examples, then play a fun game to make sure students understand the concept.

Narrative Writing Lesson Plan

18. Narrative Writing Lesson Plan

Take your instruction on narrative writing to the next level with this fun in-class activity. Supplementary activities and related lessons are included for further study.

Persuasive Writing Lesson Plan

19. Persuasive Writing Lesson Plan

Ramp up your instruction on persuasive writing with a Study.com text lesson and an in-class writing assignment. Take it a step further if you'd like with suggestions for supplementary activities and related lessons.

Descriptive Writing Lesson Plan

20. Descriptive Writing Lesson Plan

Take your instruction on descriptive writing to the next level with the help of a Study.com video lesson and a fun in-class activity. Suggestions for supplementary activities and related lessons are also included for further study.

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