King Lear's Storm
Students read speeches from King Lear. They examine the sppeach for meaning by paraphrasing and defining words. They read aloud with "storm" in their voices. Groups perform their speech and class discusses it in terms of inner vs. outer storms.
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A Teacher's Guide to the Signet Classics Edition of Mark Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Whether new to teaching The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn or an experienced pro, you’ll find useful resources in this teacher’s guide. The 40-page packet includes background information, historical context, an annotated list of...
10th - 12th English Language Arts
As the saying goes: there are no new stories. Standard 9 for reading literature in the Common Core addresses this fact and requires that students be able to analyze how authors use the themes, stories, and characters of earlier works....
9th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
King Lear: Fun Trivia Quiz
Some amusing commentary accompanies the answers to this interactive online quiz about Shakespeare's tragedy, which is on the syllabus for many high school seniors. The details in question range from fundamental to esoteric. Check content...
11th - 12th English Language Arts