Henry James Teacher Resources
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The Tell-Tale Hearts of Writers
Knock, knock, knock...Creep out your class with a critical thinking lesson focused on word relationships in Edgar Allen Poe's "The Tell-Tale Heart." They investigate the relationship between word choice, mood, and interpretation of a...
6th - 12th English Language Arts
Kate Chopin's The Awakening: Local Color in the Late 19th Century
High schoolers investigate how Chopin's, The Awakening, reflects attributes of regionalism and local color. After reading the first seven chapters of the novel, students find passages from the text that reflect realism, local color or...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
The Learning Network: Fill In 2011 Commencement Speeches
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...
7th - 12th English Language Arts
Sondheim: Secret Metaphors
High schoolers explore the work of Stephen Sondheim. In this musical theater instructional activity, students examine the musicals Merrily We Roll Along and Sunday in the Park with George. High schoolers identify and anaylze linear and...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Mark Twain and the American West
Learners analyze Mark Twain's "Western" voice. In this literature lesson, students read Roughing It by Twain and watch "The West." Learners examine Twain's history and compare it to the history of America's developing West. Students...
8th - 12th English Language Arts
The Rise of Silas Lapham by William Dean Howells
In this literature activity, students respond to 46 short answer and essay questions about The Rise of Silas Lapham. Students may also link to an online interactive quiz on the selection at the bottom of the page.
10th - Higher Ed English Language Arts