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Herman Melville's Moby Dick

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Are you considering using Moby Dick as part of your American literature class? Take a look at this presentation designed for college-level classes or teacher preparation. It includes historical background and publication information, as...
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All in a Day's Work

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Who is Herman Melville? Read and discuss "Bartleby the Scrivener: A Story of Wall-street." Then, discuss the film adaptations of Melville's work and translate a passage of the text into modern-day English. Discussion questions are...
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Moby-Dick by Herman Melville

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension activity, students respond to 12 multiple choice questions about Melville's Moby-Dick. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Moby-Dick by Herman Melville

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this literature worksheet, students respond to 10 short answer and essay questions about Moby-Dick. Students may also link to an online interactive quiz on the novel at the bottom of the page.
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Moby-Dick Study Questions & Essay Topics

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive literature worksheet, students respond to 7 short answer and essay questions about Herman Melville's Moby Dick. Students may check some of their answers online.
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Moby-Dick Quiz

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension learning exercise, learners respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Herman Melville's Moby-Dick. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Mastering the Mighty Melville

For Teachers 11th - 12th
“Bartleby the Scrivner” as an existential forerunner to The Office? Dense and often dark, Herman Melville’s stories abound with Biblical allusions and complex symbols. If you are considering using Melville’s novels or short stories with...
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Discussion Guide for Moby-Dick

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The shared inquiry method of discussing literature requires readers to think critically about a text and provide evidence drawn from the text to support their responses to thought-provoking questions like these. The discussion guide for...
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Gothic Undercurrents

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Terror, mystery, excitement. American writers of the 19th century, including Nathaniel Hawthorne, Herman Melville, and Emily Dickinson, used these elements to create morally ambiguous tales that challenged the prevailing belief in...
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Creating Moby Dick Biopoems

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Create a biopoem about Herman Melville's character Moby Dick. The worksheet details the structure of the poem, and there are three example poems provided. Keep this sheet and use this poem structure for future characters. 
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Moby Dick

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Few first lines of literature are as well-known as the first line from Moby Dick by Herman Melville. Readers discover the classic text that contains these lines using a digital eBook. The online version contains page-by-page navigation...
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Melville Stories Study Questions and Essay Topics

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive literature worksheet, learners respond to 8 short answer and essay questions about Herman Melville's short stories in Melville Stories. Students may check some of their answers online.
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Melville Stories Quiz

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Herman Melville's short stories in Melville Stories. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Billy Budd, Sailor Quiz

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension activity, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Herman Melville's Billy Budd, Sailor. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Typee Study Questions and Suggested Essay Topics

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive literature worksheet, students respond to 9 short answer and essay questions about Herman Melville's Typee. Students may check some of their answers online.
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Typee Quiz

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension learning exercise, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Herman Melville's Typee. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Finding the Main Idea

For Students 8th - 9th
Thar she blows! An excerpt from Herman Melville’s Moby Dick provides the text for an exercise in finding the main idea. After recording the main idea of the passage, readers also provide two supporting ideas. An answer key is provided.
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Billy Budd, Sailor Study Questions & Essay Topics

For Students 8th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive literature worksheet, students respond to 8 short answer and essay questions about Melville's Billy Budd, Sailor. Students may check some of their answers online.
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Literature Study Guide - Moby Dick

For Students 7th - 9th
Complete with a reading schedule, literature question page, and supplementary list of literary activities, this book report form on Moby Dick would be an good resource for your junior high or high school class. The guide includes...
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The American Whaling Industry

For Teachers 6th - 12th
When thinking about the American whaling industry most imagine Moby Dick and Nantucket sleigh rides, harpoons and scrimshaw, whale-oil lamps and baleen in women's corsets. But it may come as a surprise that the industry was also...
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Moby-Dick

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students take on the persona of a sailor or a captain of a whaling vessel in New England in the 1800s and write five journal entries as that person.  In this Moby Dick lesson, students research the whaling industry in 19th century...
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Literature of the Islands and the Sea

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students read an age-appropriate novel in which an island setting plays an important role from a provided list. This will help them understand life on an island. They will analyze the plot, theme, characterization, setting, and style...
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From Fact To Fiction: Moby Dick

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils examine what makes a tragic hero and whether Captain Ahab fits the criteria.  In this literature lesson, engage in group discussions and examine Captain Ahab from the novel Moby Dick. They will then engage in a debate and...
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Moby Dick Word Search

For Students 5th - 8th
In this Moby Dick word search, students identify terms that are found in the book. A list of approximately 70 vocabulary words is provided. An answer sheet is available.

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