Excerpt from Pride and Prejudice

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A passage from Jane Austin's Pride and Prejudice provides readers with an opportunity to tackle challenging text. After completing the excerpt, individuals use evidence from the story to respond to text-based questions and to prepare for a small-group or whole-class discussion of issues of prejudice.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Include the resource in a unit study of Austin's novel, of prejudice, or as a reading comprehension exercise
Classroom Considerations

  • Although footnotes provide definitions and needed background information, some readers will need extra support with the excerpt
  • A link to resources with related themes is provided below
Pros

  • Included in the resource is an annotated list of text that may be paired with the reading from Pride and Prejudice
  • Also included are text-based and theme-based discussion questions
Cons

  • None
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