Pilgrim's Progress Teacher Resources
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In this online interactive literature activity, students respond to 8 short answer and essay questions about John Bunyan's The Pilgrim's Progress. Students may check some of their answers online.
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, learners respond to 25 multiple choice questions about John Bunyan's The Pilgrim's Progress. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
Students research historical and religious significance of the sites toured by Pope John Paul II on his pilgrimage to the Middle East and create travel brochures for each site.
Students research the historical and religious significance of the sites toured by Pope John Paul II on his pilgrimage to the Middle East and create travel brochures for each site.
Learners explore allegory through reading Pilgrim's Progress. In this literature lesson, students review the characteristics of allegory. Learners write an essay explaining the characteristics of allegory and why Pilgrim's Progress is considered an allegory.
When your pupils read an account of an event, are they conscious of the fact that this particular account might focus on certain details, while ignoring others? Open their eyes to bias and varying interpretation of facts with the ideas presented here. The resource includes two quick ideas for meeting the seventh reading informational text standard. Both activities are interactive, but might require some additional planning. Also included is a brief quiz that covers the standard effectively.
Introduce your class members to allegory and propaganda with a series of activities designed to accompany a study of George Orwell's Animal Farm. Readers examine the text as an allegory, consider the parallels to collective farms and the communist state, examine the characters' names, and reflect on forms of tyranny. The activities could be assigned to small groups, or used sequentially, as research projects.
Students view a video of Colonial House, a reality series where people lived according to the standards of European immigrants to the U.S. in 1628. For this colonial history lesson, students research changes in geographic areas over time and share their findings with the class. Students take notes, create a timeline of events and write a paragraph synthesizing their findings.
In this online interactive literature worksheet, learners respond to 10 short answer and essay questions about Graham Greene's The Power and the Glory. Students may check some of their answers online.
Students define and identify an example of an allegory, read and analyze the allegory used in George Orwell's Animal Farm, and identify the use of allegory as a rhetorical device.
Students define allegory and discuss its use in visual arts. They identify and explain allegorical themes in a number of images.
Young scholars examine how allegory is defined and used in the visual arts. They create a list of the arts, and list the objects, symbols, and figures that suggest each art category, analyze various paintings, and identify the allegorical meanings.
Students define allegory and discuss its use in the visual arts, examine paintings from various time periods and identify allegorical themes in them, and explain what makes an image allegorical.
Learners discover characterization techniques and methods. In this characterization lesson, students choose favorite fiction characters and discuss what makes a character come alive. Learners then describe a family member or a friend and create a character to use in a brief script. Students then trace the historical development of minor characters and flat vs. round characters.
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about George Eliot's The Mill on the Floss. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
In this online interactive reading comprehension activity, learners respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Jamaica Kincaid's Annie John. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
In this literature worksheet, students respond to 5 short answer and essay questions about Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath. Students may also link to an online interactive quiz on the novel at the bottom of the page.
Learners investigate the implications of religious beliefs on the issue of slavery and answer discussion questions.
Students examine the life and lifestyles of New England colonists in the year 1628, and then investigate what life was like in their own area during the same time period. They watch segments from the PBS hands-on history series COLONIAL HOUSE. Students complete an online virtual "scavenger hunt" by examining various objects from the colonists cottages.
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