We found 519 resources with the concept setting
The Reader’s Guide to Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewResearching the characters, setting, and background history of a work of literature enhances interest and improves reading comprehension. An interactive website contains a wealth of resources related to Emily Bronte's novel Wuthering...
The Jungle Book: A Novel Study Guide
4th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewExplore the jungle through the eyes of Mowgli, the man-cub raised by wolves, with a novel resource on The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling. Learners reinforce their knowledge of similes, foreshadowing, symbolism, and characterization with...
The Woodman and the Serpent
5th - 8th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewDoes everyone always appreciate kindness? Part of a comprehensive series, Aesop's 136-word fable "The Woodman and the Serpent" tells the story of a snake that is rescued by a farmer and later tries biting the farmer's daughter. Readers...
The Importance of Setting in a Story
3 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Where does it happen? When did it happen? These are two questions that play a key role in understanding the setting of a story. The fourth and final video in a Language Arts playlist uses a song to explain how the setting connects to...
A Reading Guide to A Wrinkle in Time
4th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Accompany a reading of Madeleine L'Engle's classic tale, A Wrinkle in Time, with a detailed guide equipped with 15 informative and useful chapters. Scholars discover who the author is, why she wrote the book, and crucial story elements...
Analyzing Multiple Interpretations of Literature
11th - 12th CCSS: Designed
There is a reason why an Oscar is given each year for the Best Adaptation Screenplay. Adaptations are the focus of an exercise that asks class members to compare a work of literature with a least one adaptation of the work into a...
Lord of the Flies: The End of Innocence
7th - 12th
Boys become beasts in William Golding's Lord of the Flies. Explore their progressive transition with a collection of materials for a novel unit, including a presentation with background information, lessons on literary elements from the book, and reading assessments.
Teaching Students to Write a Narrative
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Encourage narrative writing with a clever exercise. Class members watch episodes from movies and describe what happened to a character, including details about the setting, plot, and characters. Writers then craft a narrative about a...