Another great way to engage your students is through the creation of storyboards that use vocabulary fromThe Handmaid’s Tale. Here is a list of a few vocabulary words commonly taught with the novel, and an example of a visual vocabulary board.
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Demonstrate your understanding of the vocabulary words in The Handmaid’s Tale by creating visualizations.
Grade Level 11-12
Difficulty Level 1 (Introducing / Reinforcing)
Type of Assignment --- N/A ---
Type of Activity: Visual Vocabulary BoardsCommon Core Standards
(You can also create your own on Quick Rubric.)
Vocabulary words are used correctly in the example sentences in both meaning and context.
The meaning of the sentences can be understood, but the vocabulary words are used awkwardly or in the wrong context.
The vocabulary words are not used correctly in the example sentences.
The storyboard cells clearly illustrate the meaning of the vocabulary words.
The storyboard cells relate to the meaning of the vocabulary words, but are difficult to understand.
The storyboard cells do not clearly relate to the meaning of the vocabulary words.