John Donne Teacher Resources
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I Am Death: Views of Death and Afterlife in Three British Poems, Part One: John Donne's "Holy Sonnet 10"
Twelfth graders read and analyze John Donne's 'Holy Sonnet 10,' and examine their personal beliefs about death. They identify the nouns and adjectives in the poem, watch various video clips, and write a paraphrase of the poem.
12th English Language Arts
Literature and Thought of the American Colonies
Eleventh graders analyze works by John Donne and Thomas Heriot. In this Colonial America instructional activity, 11th graders examine pieces of literature, documents, and video clips to identify the issues regarding religion in the...
11th English Language Arts
John Donne's Poetry Worksheet
Concluding a study of metaphysical poetry? Challenge John Donne scholars with a worksheet that asks them to identify the subject of several of his poems, to interpret lines, to find examples of metaphysical conceits, and to analyze how...
10th - 12th English Language Arts
8th Grade Reading Comprehension Success
Augment your eighth grade language arts curriculum with a thorough set of reading comprehension activities and assessments. Focusing on a variety of skills, including vocabulary in context, text structure, main idea, and author's style,...
8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Basics of Poetry
New ReviewPoetry is often referred to as compressed speech—compressed because poets choose their words for their sound, as well as their meaning, and carefully arrange these words to create the maximum effect. Introduce class members to...
7th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
"World Enough, And Time"-Andrew Marvell's Coy Mistress
High schoolers read and analyze the poem, "To His Coy Mistress," by Andrew Marvell. They identify the theme of each stanza, complete a worksheet, take an online quiz, and write about a single metaphor or image from the poem.
9th - 12th English Language Arts
"World enough, and time"-Andrew Marvell's Coy Mistress
Discuss tone and imagery with Andrew Marvell's "To His Coy Mistress." In an attempt to get his fair lady to consummate their relationship, he write a poem urging her to seize the day! Introduce the author to your high school class,...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
For Whom The Bell Tolls Study Questions & Essay Topics
Included here are three short study questions and five essay topics for the novel For Whom The Bell Tolls. Consider using these in an upcoming final assessment, but also remember that many high schoolers use Sparknotes to prepare for...
10th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
There is nothing more frustrating than discussing theme in literature, and now the Common Core requires that your learners determine two or more, and discuss the development of it throughout the text. This is crazy, but manageable with...
11th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
English Literature - PowerPoint PPT Presentation
Everything you wanted to know about the history of English literature and language but were afraid to ask. From Beowulf to Canterbury Tales, the Knights of the Round Table to Robin Hood, Addison, Fielding, Shakespeare, Swift, and many...
Pre-K - 12th English Language Arts