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"I Want a Wife" by Judy Brady

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
The classic short essay "I Want a Wife" will probably surprise your class. After all, the way Judy Brady presents it, who wouldn't want a wife? After your readers complete the text, present them with this two-page document. Eight...
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"Remembering My Childhood on the Continent of Africa" by David Sedaris

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
David Sedaris is quite the story-teller. Read "Remembering My Childhood on the Continent of Africa" and follow it up with this two-page worksheet. Readers will revisit the text to answer higher level thinking questions. Designed...
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"Once More to the Lake" by E.B. White

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
Revisit your own childhood memories of long summers and lakeside fun with E.B. White's essay, "Once More to the Lake." Included here is the actual text as well as a series of short-answer questions that follow. Not only do readers study...
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"If You Are What You Eat, Then What Am I?"

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
Geeta Kothari presents an honest and compelling account of trying to assimilate into American culture. After your class reads her short story "If You Are What You Eat, Then What Am I?," present your scholars with this two-page analysis...
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Bloom's Taxonomy for Ethan Frome: Chapter Four

For Students 10th - 12th
As your class progresses through Chapter four of Ethan Frome, provide them with these thought-provoking questions built using Bloom's Taxonomy. 
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Antigone Reading Guide

For Students 9th
Divided by section are reading comprehension questions to ask alongside a reading of Antigone. Adapted from McDougal/Littell, these questions help readers make sense of the famous text. 
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Seedfolks Q & A Journal

For Students 6th - 8th
Enrich your study of Seedfolks by Paul Fleischman by pairing it with a journal. The journal is made up of questions that correspond with each part of the story. As they read, pupils can respond to the questions. Great for a homework or...
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The Outsiders Study Guide

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Provide this packet for your pupils as they pour over The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton. The study guide includes graphic organziers and comprehension as well as higher-level questions. Class members briefly summarize each chapter, compare...
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Grade A: The Market for a Yale Woman's Eggs by Jessica Cohen

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
What would it be like to sell your eggs to a couple who can't have children on their own? Could you even imagine it? As most of us have never been in this position, this descriptive essay is really quite interesting. The reading itself...
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Under the Influence: Paying the Price of My Father's Booze

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Alcoholism affects more people than your high schoolers might think. Whether they have any personal experience with alcoholics or if this world is entirely unfamiliar with them, they'll get a closer glimpse with the descriptive essay...
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"Salvation" by Langston Hughes

For Students 8th - 9th
"Salvation," a short story written by Langston Hughes, is about religion and one boy's struggle to believe in Jesus. After reading the text with your class (not provided), distribute the four short-answer questions listed here. Readers...
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Intelligence in the Internet Age

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Does technology affect our intelligence? Stefanie Olsen's article, "Intelligence in the Internet Age," and the thought provoking reading comprehension questions that follow, are sure to generate a lively discussion. 
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Real Women, Real Beauty

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
What is beauty? Moana Uluave, a scholar at Brigham Young University, writes on the subject as a Tongan living in America. After reading her article class members respond to four short-answer comprehension questions. 
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"Killing Chickens" by Meredith Hall

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
After reading the essay "Killing Chickens" by Meredith Hall, provide your class with these thoughtful questions. After answering the four questions listed, your writers attempt to write their own descriptive essay. Challenge them to...
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Of Mice and Men: Chapter 4 Reading and Study Guide

For Students 9th
Don't let your class dive into chapter four without a reading guide! Readers look up vocabulary terms, analyze the use of specific literary terms, and answer reading comprehension questions. Most of the questions refer to Crooks and...
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"The Most Dangerous Game" Study Guide

For Students 7th - 12th
After reading Richard Connell's best known work, "The Most Dangerous Game," have your class complete the 12 study questions included here. Readers answer plot related questions, compare and contrast characters, and analyze story elements. 
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To Kill a Mockingbird Study Guide Part II

For Students 8th - 9th
Focus your class's reading of To Kill a Mockingbird with this resource. Eighty-three questions are provided for chapters 12-31, the majority of which focus on plot recall. Since this is a word document, you can consider adding questions...
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The Hobbit Reading Guide

For Students 9th
Posted here are dozens of questions to present when reading The Hobbit. Questions for 19 chapters are available. Either give this guide to your class, or use it to help you develop appropriate, yet challenging material to explore each...
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Reading Comprehension 3 (Level 7)

For Students 8th - 9th
Have you ever been in a hot air balloon? Whether your readers are English language learners or native speakers, assess their reading comprehension with this short passage and the seven multiple-choice questions that follow. A detailed...
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Fast Food Nation: Study Questions

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Are you introducing your class to the horrors of eating unhealthy? This lesson contains 24 reading comprehension questions relating to the non-fiction book. Readers are encouraged to copy these and answer them in their reading journals. 
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Fahrenheit 451: Questioning Strategy

For Students 10th - 12th
After reading Captain Beatty's speech (pg. 54-63) in Fahrenheit 451, provide your class with these analysis questions. Six questions are included here, using Bloom's Taxonomy to focus on knowledge, comprehension, application, analysis,...
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Questioning Strategy for Les Miserables

For Students 11th - 12th
After reading or watching the musical Les Miserables, challenge your high schoolers with these analysis questions. The sheet provided suggests having class members record the answers to these questions, but they would also be good...
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A Tale of Two Cities Quiz

For Students 11th - 12th
A Tale of Two Cities begins with one of literature's most memorable paragraphs; see if you can complete it, sentence by sentence, in this quiz! Most questions are fill-in-the-blank, but the juxtaposition makes this easier.
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Tuck Everlasting Jeopardy

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Questions from the novel Tuck Everlasting are put into a Jeopardy game format to quiz your class. The slides with the correct answer and "Sorry, Try again!" for you to flash on the screen as needed are in between every question, which...