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Wuthering Heights Teacher Resources
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Review plot, theme, and major characters in the book Wuthering Heights. Working in groups, the class examines themes, the significance of setting, and summarizes the novel. They work to answer a series of critical-thinking questions and create a poster conveying a major theme from the book.
Emily Bronte's only novel, Wuthering Heights, is now a classic of English literature. As your class progresses through the novel, attack some troubling vocabulary. Twenty new words are introduced (like ardor, ruddy, and trifling), and two activities encourage a deeper understanding of the words and their meanings.
Don't let the challenging vocabulary in Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights disinterest your readers from the classic novel! Instead, provide them with this list of vocabulary terms for the first few chapters of the book. Twenty words are introduced like grievously, vociferous, and sobriety.
Don’t let the title fool you. None of the materials included in the study guide are designed specifically for Emily Bronte’s classic novel; however, it is still an extremely valuable resource that should earn a spot in your curriculum library. Designed for independent reading or homeschool learning, the graphic organizers, comprehension questions, activities, and vocabulary exercises provide a clear picture of whether or not pupils are reading and comprehending a narrative text.
A teacher's guide for a seminar held at the Cincinnati Art Museum includes a full description of several Pre-Raphaelite art pieces, artists, and connecting literary works. Excerpts from authors and poets can help you make the connection between art and literature for your class.
Does your ELA class need some practice with the specific skills outlined in the Common Core standards? Then this is the perfect resource for you! One in a series of connected lessons that cover the standards for reading literature, reading informational texts, and writing, this particular lesson addresses standard RL.9-10.1. As a class, pupils will practice finding pieces of appropriate evidence from two different texts before moving on to complete the two provided multiple choice quizzes. The included quizzes, although multiple choice format, are high-quality assessments based on separate reading passages that get right to the heart of identifying key details and evidence.
Go over the basics of restrictive and non-restrictive clauses with this grammar worksheet. After reviewing the concepts, as well as the definitions of parentheticals and appositives, young learners label ten sentences as restrictive or non-restrictive. Use this resource as a homework assignment or as a class activity.
"How can a magazine reflect a particular time and culture?" Using this prompt, your class explores the Victorian Era as it relates to Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre. They can also play the "Victorian Women's Rights" game for the year 1840 via the Internet Public Library. A lesson extension reinforces citing textual evidence from the novel. For middle schoolers, you could use excerpts from the novel or focus on only a few of the activities in the lesson.
Did you know that Currer Bell and Ellis Bell were the pseudonyms for Charlotte and Emily Bronte? Did you know that during the 1800s women’s emotional opinions were not seen as something meant for publication? Introduce Jane Eyre with a PowerPoint that includes these and other bits of information about the life and times of Charlotte Bronte.
Who wrote To Kill a Mockingbird? What about Wuthering Heights? Prodigal Summer? Encourage learners to study the authors of their beloved books. This form will help them organize information as they learn about different authors. After completing the template, have each class member write a succinct paragraph sharing the collected information.