Students work in small groups to create a word web or other graphic organizer that explores one or more of the following concepts: duty, isolation, personal happiness, economic hardship. The novel Ethan Frome serves as an anchor for this lesson.
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Anticipation Guide from Ethan Frome
Before starting Ethan Frome, a novel by Edith Wharton, give your class this anticipation guide. Ten statements are shown, and class members must decide which statements they believe to be true and which ones they believe to be false....
9th - 12th English Language Arts
A Graphic Organizer for Ethan Frome
Set in the fictitious town of Starkfield, Massachusetts, Ethan Frome was published in 1911. Provided here is an organizer that encourages your readers to order plot points in the correct chronological order. A great post-reading strategy...
10th - 11th English Language Arts
Magic Squares for Ethan Frome
Although the reading selection is not specified, this activity will surely get your class engaged with learning new vocabulary. Sixteen new vocabulary words are presented here from the novel Ethan Frome. Learners match the terms to their...
9th - 11th English Language Arts
Personal or Social Tragedy? A Close Reading of Edith Wharton's Ethan Frome
Students complete close reading activities to analyze Edith Wharton's Ethan Frome. In this literary analysis activity, students analyze key quotations from Ethan Frome and respond to contemporary reviews of the text. Students use textual...
10th - Higher Ed English Language Arts