Literature Teacher Resources
Shakespeare, Thoreau, Hemingway, Austen, Poe. You'll find them all below, along with numerous other authors and an abundance of lessons, worksheets, activities, and resources.
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Edgar Allan Poe's Journey Through Life and Literature
How was Edgar Allan Poe able to create "intriguing, memorable, and lasting literature"? To answer this question, learners analyze the syntax, diction, and characterizations in Poe's poems and short stories and compare the impact of these...
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Reading Literature: 11-12th Grade ELA Common Core
Looking for resources that model how to address specific Common Core Standards for reading literature in grades 11 and 12? Then check out this collection. Take a look at the attached notes for each resource to find the aligned Common Core Standards for 11th and 12th grade literature addressed by the resource.
11th - 12th
Reading Literature: 8th Grade ELA Common Core
Align your curriculum to the rigorous Common Core standards with a collection of reading lessons, activities, worksheets, and projects. From literary themes to annotation skills, the resources fold into any reading curriculum to ensure an analytical and engaging language arts unit. Take a look at the attached notes for each resource to find the aligned Common Core Standards for 8th grade literature.
Reading Literature: 7th Grade ELA Common Core
Seventh grade is a great opportunity to take your literature unit to the next cognitive level. Challenge middle schoolers with a collection of Common Core aligned projects, lessons, and activities, all designed to enhance the learning experience with different works of literature.
Writing About Literature: Exploring Themes About Conformity
Feeling the pressure to confirm is something any adolescent can relate to. Explore an essential theme with a response to literature assessment that prompts learners to identify main ideas with evidence and supporting details.
7th CCSS: Designed
Literature Study Guides: Of Mice and Men
Here is a widely applicable set of materials to enhance any reading task. You'll find graphic organizers, response to literature activities, writing prompts, a reading schedule, study guides, a story plot flow chart, and a character map....
9th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
Jamie Nabozny: Bullying: Language, Literature and Life
Class members identify bullying in contemporary texts and role play how they might change those scenes to examples of anti-bullying. They then re-define their initial definitions of bullying and discuss what they would like to see as...
7th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Reading Literature: 6th Grade ELA Common Core
Be prepared to educate enthusiastic readers with a collection that touches on each literature standard addressed in the English language arts Common Core State Standards. Included in the collection are units, lesson plans, worksheets, videos, activities, printables, and assessments, all of which, provide a well-rounded base for literature instruction. Check out the note section of each resource to see which standards are addressed.
Key Ideas and Details—Reading Literature: 9-10th Grade ELA Common Core
CCSS: RL.9-10.1, RL.9-10.2, RL.9-10.3 - these Common Core standards are oriented around reading literature with an emphasis on themes, characterization, details, and ideas. Many of the resources in this collection use separate anchor texts as their focus, but there are plenty with the anchor texts or selections from them included within the resource itself.
9th - 10th
Reading Literature: 4th Grade ELA Common Core
Tackle literature instruction with the help of a collection designed to meet every Common Core English language arts standard. Included is a unit, a video, and a variety of lesson plans and worksheets ready to drive, enhance, and support the learning process. Check out the notes section of each resource to view which standard, or standards, are addressed.
Mining Literature for Deeper Meanings
Literature teachers often ask their classes to find the big ideas in a text, but how does a writer do this successfully? Show the video to give your pupils some steps to keep in mind while they read and analyze. The narrator encourages...
4 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Literature and Art Through Our Eyes: African-American Artists
Examine the contributions of African-Americans in the worlds of art and literature. Over the course of a few days, young scholars will read and analyze a poem, a short story, and a piece of art. They complete a range of...
3rd - Higher Ed
Hidden Stories: A Three-Part Lesson in African-American History, Research, and Children’s Literature
Groups of high school learners conduct research on a particular era of African-American history, focusing on events, people, and places important to that era. Next, they review children's literature in four different genres. As a...
10th - 12th