Existentialism Teacher Resources
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Nietzsche's Beyond Good and Evil
In this online interactive philosophy worksheet, students read Beyond Good and Evil by Nietzsche and then respond to 12 short answer questions regarding the work. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads
Thus Spoke Zarathustra
In this online interactive philosophy worksheet, students respond to 10 short answer and essay questions about Thus Spoke Zarathustra by Friedrich Nietzsche. Students may check some of their answers on the interactive worksheet.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Existentialism: Fight Club & The Stranger
Tenth graders explore the genre of Existential literature. In this literature lesson, 10th graders view portions of Fight Club and then read excerpts of works by Kierkegaard, Kafka, Nietzche, and others existential thinkers. Students write an analytical comparative essay.
10th Language Arts 9 Views 30 Downloads
Heaven or Ground Hog Day?
Learners discover the ideas of enlightenment by reading historical poetry. In this philosophical lesson, students read poems by Sir Walter Scott and Sergeant Joyce Kilmer while discussing the themes of the writing with classmates. Learners view the Bill Murray film Groundhog Day and complete several activities based on the characters and existential viewpoints from the film.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 11 Views 33 Downloads
The Age of Confusion
According to the presentation, the age of confusion was marked by a very specific set of art and philosophical movements. Take a visual trip, and explore expressionism, cubism, Dada, Bauhaus, existentialism, and the new modes of understanding that defined early 20th Century art.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 6 Downloads
La Belle Époque [1871-1914]:
Progress through various aspects of the "The Beautiful Era" in this presentation. Political, technological, and scientific contexts surround the time of innovation and change in the world landscape. The short length of this slide show allows teachers to cover this topic in one or two class sessions.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
What kind of smart are you?
In this how smart are you worksheet, students answer the provided questions on a separate piece of paper. Students complete the survey online and answer concluding questions. Students explain their strengths and weaknesses as well as explaining how they learn best.
5th - Higher Ed 21st Century Skills 29 Views 127 Downloads
English Exercises: Subject/Verb Agreement
This exercise is all about practice using the existential (there is) in the singular, plural, interrogative, declarative, positive and negative forms. From a bank of six possibilities learners fill in two blank spaces in each question-and-response pair.
3rd - 8th Language Arts 6 Views 29 Downloads
A Good Man is Hard to Find
Students, in groups, read and analyze the short story, A Good Man is Hard to Find, by Flannery O'Connor. They present their findings tot he rest of the class and then connect the various themes discussed to outside material, events happening on film, etc.
11th - 12th Language Arts 8 Views 12 Downloads