Excerpts from Jane Eyre

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"I have for the first time found what I can truly love—I have found you." Class members read a series of excerpts from Jane Eyre and then use the provided discussion questions to consider Bronte's views on love.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Ask readers to analyze how Mr. Rochester's and Jane's love changes over the course of the novel
  • Use the exercise as part of a unit study of the novel
Classroom Considerations

  • The exercise assumes readers understand the literary concept of tone and are familiar with how the tone of a piece is established by the writer
  • Although the exercise may be used independently, it would work best if included in a unit study of the novel
Pros

  • The eight-page packet includes several excerpts from Bronte's novel and discussion questions
Cons

  • No scaffolding is provided for less-skilled readers who may be challenged by Bronte's style and vocabulary