Speeches & Documents
Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech - William Faulkner
Declaration of Independence - Thomas Jefferson
Poor Richard's Almanack - Benjamin Franklin
The Gettysburg Address - Abraham Lincoln
Inaugural Address - John F. Kennedy
Letter from Birmingham City Jail - Martin Luther King, Jr.
Literary Terms PPT
Persuasive Speech Prompts & Rubric
Persuasive Speech Notes
Speeches & Documents Unit Test Study Guide
Choices Group Projects
Choices Individual Journals
"The Devil and Tom Walker" - Washington Irving
Suspenseful Creative Writing Assignment
"The Raven" - Edgar Allan Poe
"The Pit and the Pendulum" - Edgar Allan Poe (Text)
"The Pit and the Pendulum" - Edgar Allan Poe (Activities)
"The Minister's Black Veil" - Nathaniel Hawthorne
Gwendolyn Brooks' Poetry Activities
“The Life You Save May Be Your Own” - Flannery O’Connor
Choices Articles & Writing Prompt
Literary Terms - Choices Unit
Choices Test Study Guide
Freebie-Offered until the day of The Crucible Test
You may complete one of the following assignments and present it to the class in order to earn a freebie. This offer expires after the unit test.
1.) Write a letter from Elizabeth Proctor to her husband, John, expressing her feelings and beliefs concerning his impending execution. Use what she has said to him in Act IV, as well as what you infer from her final words, to determine the contents of the letter. Study Elizabeth’s lines in the play, and try to copy her
style and manner of speech in your letter. Imagine that she is writing this letter to him in order to make peace with herself. Your letter must be at least one page in length.
2.) Write a bio poem for one of the characters in the play. Click here for instructions and a sample poem.