His family moved to Montclair, New Jerseyand he later attended Princeton University from — A writer of fiction and nonfictionhis output included hundreds of articles, novels, serials, short stories, syndicated newspaper columns, and works of social criticism. At least nine movies were made from novels or stories by Wylie. He sold the rights for two others that were never produced.
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They include detailed descriptions of when to assign reading, homework, in-class work, fun activities, quizzes, tests and more. Use the entire The Orchid Thief calendar, or supplement it with your own curriculum ideas.
Calendars cover one, two, four, and eight week units. Determine how long your The Orchid Thief unit will be, then use one of the calendars provided to plan out your entire lesson.
Chapter Abstracts Chapter abstracts are short descriptions of events that occur in each chapter of The Orchid Thief. They highlight major plot events and detail the important relationships and characteristics of important characters.
The Chapter Abstracts can be used to review what the students have read, or to prepare the students for what they will read. Hand the abstracts out in class as a study guide, or use them as a "key" for a class discussion. They are relatively brief, but can serve to be an excellent refresher of The Orchid Thief for either a student or teacher.
Character and Object Descriptions Character and Object Descriptions provide descriptions of the significant characters as well as objects and places in The Orchid Thief.
These can be printed out and used as an individual study guide for students, a "key" for leading a class discussion, a summary review prior to exams, or a refresher for an educator. The character and object descriptions are also used in some of the quizzes and tests in this lesson plan.
The longest descriptions run about words. They become shorter as the importance of the character or object declines. Daily Lessons This section of the lesson plan contains 30 Daily Lessons. Daily Lessons each have a specific objective and offer at least three often more ways to teach that objective.
Lessons include classroom discussions, group and partner activities, in-class handouts, individual writing assignments, at least one homework assignment, class participation exercises and other ways to teach students about The Orchid Thief in a classroom setting.
You can combine daily lessons or use the ideas within them to create your own unique curriculum. They vary greatly from day to day and offer an array of creative ideas that provide many options for an educator.
The 20 enjoyable, interactive classroom activities that are included will help students understand The Orchid Thief in fun and entertaining ways.
Fun Classroom Activities include group projects, games, critical thinking activities, brainstorming sessions, writing poems, drawing or sketching, and countless other creative exercises. Many of the activities encourage students to interact with each other, be creative and think "outside of the box," and ultimately grasp key concepts from the text by "doing" rather than simply studying.
Fun activities are a great way to keep students interested and engaged while still providing a deeper understanding of The Orchid Thief and its themes.
Students should have a full understanding of the unit material in order to answer these questions. They often include multiple parts of the work and ask for a thorough analysis of the overall text. They nearly always require a substantial response.
Essay responses are typically expected to be one or more page s and consist of multiple paragraphs, although it is possible to write answers more briefly. But, they also cover many of the other issues specific to the work and to the world today. The short essay questions evaluate not only whether students have read the material, but also how well they understand and can apply it.Jul 31, · An Online Tagalog - English Dictionary Learn Tagalog or Filipino Language for free.
Ostensibly, The Orchid Thief is about an eccentric orchid obsessive, John Laroche, whom Susan Orlean meets when he's on trial for stealing rare ghost And even though the book is now 20 years old and perhaps somewhat dated, it was well worth the wait/5.
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