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Students evaluate a series of primary source documents. They Identify the variety of opinions regarding the use of Smithson's bequest and define the legislative compromise embodied in the Smithsonian Institution Act. They examine the images and documents on each Activity Page before answering the associated questions.
Students study the similarities and differences between British and American painters located in the Musee' d'Orsay. In this art history lesson, students learn how to observe and analyze pieces of different art styles. Students read passages of biographical information for the artists and study some of the works.
Students discover the interaction of American Literature, politics and the environmental movement. They explore the changing concept and philosophy of wilderness, and explain the development of The National Park System. They read sections of Thoreau, Muir, Abbey and Emerson with a set of questions for the students to develop their own essays.
In this online interactive literature activity, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions about the life and accomplishments of Virginia Woolf.
Students examine the themes of loneliness and frustrated love in the work of Carson McCullers. In this theme analysis lesson plan, students complete a comparison of patterns in the novels of McCullers as a part of a theme analysis.
High schoolers complete a variety of discussion and writing activities that highlight the concepts of time and narrative voice of Benjy by iam Faulkner.
Students analyze narrative voice in William Faulkner's The Sound and the Fury. In this novel analysis lesson, students analyze Faulkner's writing style and the narrative voice of Benjy. Students create a reading journal for the lesson and note major events in Benjy's chapter chronologically. Students write an essay for the given prompts.
Students examine Nureyev's artistic endeavors and achievements. In this language and art lesson, students analyze  modes of dance expression at the end of the 19th - beginning of the 20th centuries. They focus on Martha Graham and Nureyev conducting internet research, participate in group discussions and compose their own dance piece.
Students read London's "To Build a Fire" and Crane's "The Open Boat" and compare and contrast the authors' style as they explore the genre known as American literary naturalism.
Students explore the intersection between immigration and America's vision of itself. They examine how immigrant groups view themselves as Americans, and how the American 'mainstream' views these same immigrant groups.
Students explore the concept of binomial distribution. In this binomial distribution lesson, students perform binomial distributions on a number of problems in this lecture lesson. Students find the mean and variance of binomial distributions.
Learners identify the key characteristics that comprise American literary naturalism in Jack London's "To Build a Fire" and Stephen Crane's "The Open Boat." In this naturalism analysis lesson plan, students identify characteristics of the genre in American literary naturalism, conduct in-depth character analysis for the stories, and compare and contrast the two writers' styles. Learners write an essay of comparison.
Students examine Kate Chopin's The Awakening as an analysis of women's roles in 19th century society. In this novel analysis lesson, students analyze the novel for its realism and place in literary history. Students use the given links and research to analyze the text and complete online research to then write a summary of Chopin and or creole culture.
Learners complete close reading activities to analyze Edith Wharton's Ethan Frome. In this literary analysis lesson, students analyze key quotations from Ethan Frome and respond to contemporary reviews of the text. Learners use textual evidence to support their own claims about the novel's protagonist. Students may complete journal activities, group work, or an essay as assessment.
Meant to be used with the article "Words of Wisdom" also available on the New York Times website, this resource contains a fill in the blank exercise where learners complete the article by supplying missing words. Use words from the word bank at the bottom of this activity or make the activity more challenging by requiring pupils to generate the words on their own! A great resource for ELLs or low-level readers, this activity combines a high-interest topic with an adaptable activity.
In this Tudor and Stuart England word search worksheet, students locate and circle 19 significant names and terms. A word bank is provided.

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