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39 reviewed resources for irish literature

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Synge, Wilde, Shaw, and the Irish Renaissance: Crash Course Theater #36

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Some of the greatest plays contain only one act. A video, the 36th in the Crash Course Theater and Drama playlist, provides an overview of playwrights connected to the Irish Renaissance, particularly J.M. Synge, who was known for his...
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The Irish Myth of the Giant's Causeway

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
When an Irish giant and a Scottish giant face off in a mythical duel, it is a cunning woman who determines the outcome with her clever tricks. Introduce viewers to geomythology—myths that explain the occurrence of natural features—with...
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Irish Literature Scavenger Hunt

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders locate and evaluate various books, journals, anthologies, and Internet sources that contain information that may be used in answering the scavenger hunt questions related to Ireland and Irish literature.
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Irish Literature Alive

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders engage in a lesson where literature of Ireland comes alive with an introduction to the writings of Mc Court, Heaney and Yeats. This is an excellent way for students to be introduced to this particular world of literary work.
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James Joyce

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
James Joyce was not the first writer to use stream of consciousness, but the sensory experience in such novels as Ulysses and A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man was revolutionary in the literary world. Learn more about the...
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Big Red Novel Study

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Big Red is a classic tale of love at first sight ... between a teenage boy and an Irish setter. Using a novel study, scholars write about their impressions of main characters and answer questions about the text, practice vocabulary, and...
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Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with Dance

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Erin go bragh! Enliven your St. Patrick's Day celebration by teaching your class members some of the combinations found in traditional Irish step dancing.
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Dubliners

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
The Dubliners contains 15 short stories all bound in one book. The stories begin with narration by young children, and as they progress, so do the ages of the narrators. The author, James Joyce, focuses most stories on characters that...
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Modern day Folktales: Recasting Folktales in the 21st Century

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students write their own modern day folktale and compare it with "Cathal O'Cruachan and the Cowherd." In addition, they illustrate a character from the original Irish folktale and how the same character would appear today. Students read...
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A Modest Proposal Study Questions

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive literature worksheet, students respond to 10 short answer and essay questions about Jonathan Swift's "A Modest Proposal." Students may check some of their answers online.
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A Tree Grows in Brooklyn Study Questions and Essay Topics

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive literature worksheet, learners respond to 10 short answer and essay questions about Betty Smith's A Tree Grows in Brooklyn. Students may check some of their answers online.
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Dubliners Study Questions & Essay Topics

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
For this online interactive literature worksheet, students respond to 8 short answer and essay questions about James Joyce's Dubliners. Students may check some of their answers online.
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A Streetcar Named Desire Quiz

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Tennessee Williams's A Streetcar Named Desire. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Babushka Baba Yaga

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students read books by the author Patricia Polacco and complete different activities for the 4 books. In this language arts lesson plan, students read the books Babushka Baba Yaga, Boat Ride With Lillian Two Blossom, Pink and Say, and...
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Ethan Frome Quiz

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 12 multiple choice questions about Wharton's Ethan Frome. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass: An American Slave by Frederick Douglass

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 13 multiple choice questions about Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass: An American Slave. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Henry IV, Part 1 Quiz

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about part 1 of Shakespeare's Henry IV. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Disenfranchised People of the New Nation

For Teachers 8th
Why are some immigrant groups in the United States embraced while others become disenfranchised? To answer this question, teams investigate why groups emigrated to the US, why some of these these peoples were disenfranchised, and their...
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Leapin Leprechauns

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
In this literature worksheet, students try to determine the approximate height of a leprechaun given only an example of a leprechaun's footprint. They also identify with proportional reasoning without having a sophisticated equation to...
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Long Day's Journey into Night Review Quiz

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Eugene O'Neill's Long Day's Journey into Night. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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The Dumb Waiter Quiz

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, learners respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Harold Pinter's The Dumb Waiter. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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A Modest Proposal Quiz

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Jonathan Swift's A Modest Proposal. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Murder on the Orient Express Quiz

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension instructional activity, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express. 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 worksheet, 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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