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.
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
In this online interactive literature learning exercise, students respond to 7 short answer and essay questions about Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights. Students may check some of their answers online.
How do different narrators shape a story? Study four narrators from Wuthering Heights: Lockwood, Nelly, Catherine, and Heathcliff. Using the graphic organizer provided, they record details from each narrator. Pair up your class to share the details they collected.
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 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.
Use this active and passive voice worksheet in your grammar lesson. First, middle schoolers examine ten sentences and determine whether each one is written in active or passive voice. Then, they rewrite five passive voice sentences in active voice.
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.
Words, words, words. Wuthering Heights provides the words for two vocabulary exercises. Readers respond to questions using one of Emily Bronte’s words and then complete several sentences using words drawn from the provided list.
The chapter-by-chapter questions on a Wuthering Heights reading guide are sure to help readers keep the events straight in Emily Bronte’s masterpiece. One can well imagine unquiet slumbers for the readers of this tale of love and revenge.
The epic clash of reason and emotion comes to life in this informative presentation. Detailing the period of Romanticism in 19th century Europe, these slides contain pictures of the most famous pieces of art during this period. Viewers will be drawn to the darkness of the Gothics and to the idealism of the artists and writers of the time. Note: This could be used in conjunction with a literary or art unit.
In this literacy worksheet, students find the words that are part of the literacy activity. The answers are found by clicking the button at the bottom of the page.
Here's a fascinating take on a three-year honors, AP language, and AP literature course. Designed for teachers, the presentation suggests how to connect Tolkien's classic to the AP English canon. Very thought-provoking and definitely worth a look.
Students can learn about the Victorian Era through famous novels, such as "Wuthering Heights" and "Great Expectations".
Whether new to teaching The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn or an experienced pro, you’ll find useful resources in this teacher’s guide. The 40-page packet includes background information, historical context, an annotated list of characters, a synopsis of the novel, discussion questions, a list of significant quotations, and activities for each block of chapters, writing prompts, and a detailed list of group and individual project ideas. Lists of works of art, music, and film that can be used to create a context for the novel are also included in the packet. The resource would make a powerful addition to your curriculum library.
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.
Create interdisciplinary connections and promote high-level inferences by studying unreliable narrators.
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.
Students review Emily Dickinson's biography and examine themes and forms of some of her poems. They measure ways Graham integrates aspects of Dickinson's life and the themes and forms of her poetry into Letters to the World.
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.