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Bridging the Centuries: Teaching the Nineteenth Century English Novel Today
Students compare and contrast the elements used in the 19th century British novel and those novels in American society today. In groups, they brainstorm what it might have been like to be a teenager growing up in England during the 19th century and compare it with the information they gather from the novel itself.
12th - Higher Ed Language Arts 6 Views 38 Downloads
What Sharing Really Means
Learners read the story "Sharing in Africa". As a class, they brainstorm a list of holidays and celebrations in various cultures and identify the Congo on a world map. To end the lesson, they focus on one paragraph of the story, determine its meaning and answer comprehension questions.
6th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 14 Downloads
Things Fall Apart Study Questions & Essay Topics
In this online interactive literature learning exercise, students respond to 8 short answer and essay questions about Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart. Students may check some of their answers online.
10th - Higher Ed Language Arts 6 Views 25 Downloads
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time Quiz
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Haddon's The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
11th - Higher Ed Language Arts 3 Views 5 Downloads
Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, learners respond to 15 short answer and essay questions based on Achebe's Things Fall Apart. Students may also access an online quiz on the selection using the link at the bottom of the page.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 31 Downloads
It's All an Allusion: Identifying Allusions, in Literature and in Life
To allude, or not to allude, that is the question: whether ‘tis better to make a reference and engage your audience or risk confusing them or sounding dated. After reading an article about, and loaded with allusions, class members take a New York Times literary allusions quiz and then consider the difference between recognizing the reference and understanding the implications.
11th - 12th Language Arts 19 Views 36 Downloads
Crossing Borders:The Globalization Debate
Students explore the concept of globalization. In this globalization instructional activity, students determine the benefits and costs of globalization as they participate in a simulation and complete worksheet activities.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 30 Downloads
The Stranger Redeemed: A Portrait of a Black Poet
Read and analyze poems by African-American authors. Using the text, they identify the various patterns, subjects, language and dialects used. Then team up to compare and contrast the various authors and define new vocabulary. The lesson concludes as the class researches the life of Langston Hughes.
6th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 15 Downloads
Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart: Teaching Through the Novel
Pupils are introduced to Chinua Achebe's first novel and to his views on the role of the writer in his or her society. It can be used alone or in conjunction with the related lesson Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 11 Views 57 Downloads
Main and Subordinate Characters of Animal Farm
For this characterization worksheet, students identify 7 characters from George Orwell's Animal Farm as they expose each as a main or subordinate character, reveal the character's motivation and main conflict, and note how the character and his motivations have affected the plot.
8th - 12th Language Arts 34 Views 64 Downloads
Subgenres of Literature—Allegory
In this allegory worksheet, students examine the subgenre of allegory as they read a brief description of it and complete a graphic organizer with their observations of the use of allegory in George Orwell's Animal Farm.
7th - 12th Language Arts 35 Views 111 Downloads
To Be Or Not To Be... (Hamlet)
Students complete a unit of lessons on William Shakespeare's Hamlet. They analyze the plot, themes, and characterization, relate songs to thematic issues, develop plot summaries and translations, and compare the play to a movie version.
10th - 12th Language Arts 10 Views 40 Downloads
In Search of Self: Adolescent Themes in the Twentieth Century Short Story
Students read short stories that are related to adolescent issues and behaviors. In groups, they review the elements of a short story and vocabulary they might need while reading. To end the lesson, they read "Sir Tatton Sykes" character sketch and write their own short story to accompany it.
7th - 8th Language Arts 14 Views 60 Downloads
What Sharing Really Means
Students examine the meaning of generosity and how sharing can be a cultural trait. In this cultural trait lesson, students read a text about the culture of generosity in Africa. Students complete a discussion activity and journal activity.
7th - Higher Ed Language Arts 4 Views 10 Downloads
Edith Wharton: War Correspondent
Students research how the field of war correspondence has evolved. In this war correspondence lesson, students read chapter's from Edith Wharton's book Fighting France, From Dunkerque to Belfort. Students investigate an American correspondent's experiences during World War I.
10th - Higher Ed Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads