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Are you teaching Modernism to your class? Connect different areas of artistic expression in the Modernist Era. Learners read T.S. Eliot, view art by Pablo Picasso, and listen to a Modernist musical composition. This final assignment is an essay about how these artistic pieces reflect the issues and problems of the Modernist era, using their own definition to explain their reasoning. Not all materials are included, but you could create some of your own.
Tests knowledge about T.S. Eliot's The Waste Land, including comprehension of the work as well as literary and historical information. Because the content of this particular quiz is so specific and not solely based on the reading, it should be reviewed before the test is given. Immediate and detailed feedback is provided for each question.
T.S. Eliot is the subject of Helen Vendler’s article, "Time Magazine Most Important People of the Century." A short passage from this article is used as the basis for a quiz that requires readers to not only use the text to answer questions but to use reference works as well.
Students begin the lesson with a review of the elements of poetry. Individually, they read a variety of poems and literature one white and one black author focusing on decay, sterility and alienation. They identify these images within their poems and write their own poems using these ideas as well.
Students match American Literature authors with their short stories, poems, and books. In this American Literature lesson, students are given an overview of the authors and their main works. Then students independently do a matching worksheet to match the author to their work.