Literature Teacher Resources
Shakespeare, Thoreau, Hemingway, Austen, Poe. You'll find them all below, along with numerous other authors and an abundance of lessons, worksheets, activities, and resources.
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Literature Study Guides: Of Mice and Men
Here is a widely applicable set of materials to enhance any reading task. You'll find graphic organizers, response to literature activities, writing prompts, a reading schedule, study guides, a story plot flow chart, and a character map. Resource is designated for Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men, but these materials would work for any literary text, at home or in the classroom.
9th - 10th Language Arts 45 Views 507 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
A Reading Guide to Island of the Blue Dolphins
Reading Island of the Blue Dolphins with your class? This reading guide, though not a complete lesson or curriculum, will provide you with all the information you need to develop an excellent literature unit for this award winning book.
4th - 6th Language Arts 125 Views 96 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Literature Land Theme Park!
High schoolers, in groups, research the setting, food, and entertainment of a selection of literature. They design costumes, menus, and theme parks from the piece of literature as well. Then they present their projects to the class after they have written scripts.
9th - 12th Language Arts 43 Views 90 Downloads
Working in groups, young historians review a war poem written by Stephen Crane. After reviewing the poem, they present an oral interpretation of the poem and hold a panel discussion about their analysis. The panel is made up of five or six experts who present on topics such as literature and the author, as well as a moderator.
9th - 12th Language Arts 19 Views 47 Downloads
New Review Literature Circle Guide: The Sign of the Beaver
A thorough, straightforward guide for organizing literature circles in your unit on Elizabeth George Speare's The Sign of the Beaver is both enriching and educational. It includes activities that activate prior knowledge, discussion questions about characterization and plot, and projects after kids have finished reading.
4th - 7th Language Arts 17 Views 12 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Technological Grand Conversations
Conduct a written literary discussion and diminish stress about public writing. Class members, already arranged into literature circles, compose and post responses to novels, signing with initials or class number. The process continues until each member of each literature circle has had a chance to contribute to the conversation several times.
9th - 12th Language Arts 5 Views 26 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
"Three Shots": Ernest Hemingway's Nick Adams
Analyze characterization in literature. Readers use "Three Shots," from The Nick Adams Stories by Ernest Hemingway and complete classroom activities that require them to apply literary analysis techniques. They write their own short stories that feature character development, conflict, and themes.
10th - 12th Language Arts 6 Views 35 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Reading Literature: Introduction to Eagle Song
What are two effective visible thinking strategies for connecting prior knowledge to a great story? Chalk talks and answering text-dependent questions are used to introduce learners to the book, Eagle Song. These strategies provide 4th graders with the academic vocabulary that will enable them have meaningful and focused literature discussions.
4th Language Arts 50 Views 97 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Literature Circle Activity
Youngsters are divided up into discussion groups. Each group member is assigned a specific role during the discussion. The classic novel, To Kill a Mockingbird is the subject of this literature circle. This wonderfully constructed lesson has everything you need to successfully implement a literature circle in your class.
8th - 10th Language Arts 45 Views 109 Downloads
Esperanza Rising - Literature Circles and Review (Day 3)
Kids love working with their peers. Get your class into small literature circles and have them complete weekly assignments. Before beginning this week's activity, have each learner write a letter from Esperanza in California to Abuelita (who is still in Mexico at this point).
6th - 7th Language Arts 15 Views 111 Downloads
Literature Study Guide: Siddhartha
Though this book report form is labeled Siddhartha, the multiple-page format would work for any novel you are reading in class. Complete with a reading schedule, a summary page, a list of generic literature response questions, and a list of 10 alternative literature activities, this resource is a great tool for your novel project.
6th - 10th Language Arts 13 Views 125 Downloads
Literature Study Guide - The Native Son
Explore Inez Haynes Gillmore's The Native Son with this thorough and engaging book report form. A reading schedule provides the opportunity to assign outside reading, and the other reading comprehension lessons could be completed in literature groups or individually.
7th - 9th Language Arts 8 Views 51 Downloads
Literature Study Guide - Macbeth
If your students "dwindle, peak, and pine" over Shakespeare, use this literature study guide as a format for their book report or novel project on Macbeth. Complete with a plot chart, character map, and literary response activities, this assignment is a great way to stay connected with the play.
7th - 9th Language Arts 12 Views 147 Downloads
Literature Study Guide -
Guide your class through Upton Sinclair's The Jungle with this reading activity. A reading schedule, literature question page, and supplementary list of literary activities makes this book report form a great addition to your junior high or high school class.
7th - 9th Language Arts 17 Views 74 Downloads
Literature Study Guide: Slaughterhouse-Five
Equipped with all the necessary components of a literary response, including a summary page, vocabulary list, a space for questions and answers, a story flow chart, and a character map, this resource is a superior way for students to complete a book report.
6th - 9th Language Arts 19 Views 145 Downloads
Literature Study Guide - Moby Dick
Complete with a reading schedule, literature question page, and supplementary list of literary activities, this book report form on Moby Dick would be an good resource for your junior high or high school class. The guide includes resources for online reading.
7th - 9th Language Arts 6 Views 39 Downloads
Literature Study Guide - Iliad
Use this literature study guide on Homer's Iliad as a format for your book report or novel project. Complete with a plot chart, character map, and literary response activities, this assignment is a great way to keep middle schoolers connected with the text.
7th - 9th Language Arts 6 Views 49 Downloads
Literature Study Guide - Odyssey
Use this literature study guide as a format for your book report or novel project. Based on The Odyssey (though not limited to it), the guide includes resources for online reading, a reading schedule, and multiple pages of reading comprehension activities.
7th - 9th Language Arts 19 Views 157 Downloads
Literature Study Guide - Return of the King
With several activities such as a reading schedule, literature question page, and supplementary list of literary projects, this novel activity would be an excellent addition to your junior high or high school class. Use the activities for any novel, as only the list of online resources is specific to Tolkien's Return of the King.
7th - 9th Language Arts 4 Views 18 Downloads