Literature Teacher Resources

Shakespeare, Thoreau, Hemingway, Austen, Poe. You'll find them all below, along with numerous other authors and an abundance of lessons, worksheets, activities, and resources.
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Lesson: Mixing Metaphors across Current Events and Literature

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Expression, current events, and art can go hand-in-hand. After analyzing a multi-media piece entitled, Trade Canoe for Don Quixote, the class explores their own expressive process. They create collages that show a current event or issue...
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Literature Study Guide: Slaughterhouse-Five

For Students 6th - 9th
Equipped with all the necessary components of a literary response, including a summary page, vocabulary list, a space for questions and answers, a story flow chart, and a character map, this resource is a superior way for students to...
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Literature Study Guide - Moby Dick

For Students 7th - 9th
Complete with a reading schedule, literature question page, and supplementary list of literary activities, this book report form on Moby Dick would be an good resource for your junior high or high school class. The guide includes...
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Literature Study Guide - Diary of a Young Girl

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Guide your class through an Anne Frank unit with this reading activity. Complete with a plot chart, character map, and literary response activities, this assignment is a great way to engage with the text of Diary of a Young Girl. A...
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Literature Study Guide - Odyssey

For Students 7th - 9th
Use this literature study guide as a format for your book report or novel project. Based on The Odyssey (though not limited to it), the guide includes resources for online reading, a reading schedule, and multiple pages of reading...
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Literature Study Guide - Return of the King

For Students 7th - 9th
With several activities such as a reading schedule, literature question page, and supplementary list of literary projects, this novel activity would be an excellent addition to your junior high or high school class. Use the activities...
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Literature Study Guide

For Students 10th - 12th
Need a way of tracking readers’ progress through and understanding of out of class reading? Use the list of literature response activities and literature response questions provided with this resource. Also included are templates for a...
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Literary Response and Analysis

For Teachers 11th
Examine a variety of literary responses to Abraham Lincoln's death and the impact of perception. Your class can work in writing groups to analyze either poetry, eulogy, or a newspaper article. They retell the events of Abraham Lincoln's...
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Native American Literature

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Practice grade-level reading comprehension with this lesson, in which middle schoolers read different examples of Native American literature. They discover different cultures while examining their own, and answer questions related to the...
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Spanish Literature: Teaching the Course for the First Time

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Are you a first year AP Spanish teacher? Will you be teaching literature this year? Read this article for some professional development; what can you do to ensure your Spanish learners build their skills and master Spanish literature?
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Exploring Race Through Literature

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Provide your class with an opportunity to examine race through a variety of literary works. They read and analyze a chosen poem, interview, speech, or story describing race in America. They then use key words from the original work to...
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Native American Literature

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Celebrate and honor Native American culture with this set of graphic organizers that showcases literature like The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses and A Boy Called Slow as well as three other Native American literature books. Learners compare...
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Literature Study Guides: Tale of Two Cities

For Students 8th - 10th
For homeschool or the classroom: graphic organizers, response to literature activities, writing prompts, study guides, a reading schedule, plot flow chart, and character map relevant to any reading task. Resource is designated for...
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Literature Study Guide: Shakespeare's The Twelfth Night

For Students 9th - 11th
These teaching tools support a learner-centered literature study at home or in the classroom. Aimed at Shakespeare's comedy The Twelfth Night, but suitable for any text, the materials are widely applicable: graphic organizers, response...
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Literature Study Guide: Shakespeare's Julius Caesar

For Students 9th - 12th
Although they are designed for homeschool, these teaching tools support any student-centered literature study. Aimed at Shakespeare's Julius Caesar, the materials are widely applicable: graphic organizers, response to literature...
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Literature Study Guides: Of Mice and Men

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Here is a widely applicable set of materials to enhance any reading task. You'll find graphic organizers, response to literature activities, writing prompts, a reading schedule, study guides, a story plot flow chart, and a character map....
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Literature Study Guide: Dickens' David Copperfield

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Designed for homeschool, the graphic organizers, response to literature activities, writing prompts, study guides, a reading schedule, plot flow chart, and character map in this packet support a student-centered literature study of...
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Literature Study Guide: Grapes of Wrath

For Students 11th
Here is a student-centered literature study designed for homeschool but useful for the classroom. Aimed at readers of John Steinbeck's Grapes of Wrath, but useful with any text, the materials are widely applicable: graphic organizers,...
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Call the Tune: Music in Literature

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
I am dancing to the music in my head. Scholars learn to listen for music in their heads as they read literature and poems. After they identify and analyze poetic devices that relate to music, they create their own musical poems.
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Literature Circle Guide: Bridge to Terabithia

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Using the novel Bridge to Terabithia, along with this literature guide, readers analyze and respond to each chapter of the novel. Independent practice, small group work, and class discussion allow learners to gain an insightful...
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The Color Purple: Literature Study Guide

For Students 9th - 12th
Labeled for use with The Color Purple, the templates, activities, and graphic organizers provide many opportunities for pupils to demonstrate their understanding of Alice Walker’s powerful story. Designed for use with independent reading...
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Literature Circle Guides: Shiloh

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Response to literature and collaborative group discussion are the key foci of this thorough guide to teaching Phyllis Reynolds Naylor's Newbery-winning novel Shiloh. Detailed sections enable readers to examine each chapter in depth....
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Seeing Themes in Young Adult Literature

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders examine the themes that recur in young adult literature. They will complete a pre-assessment that shows their knowledge of theme in contemporary television, movies, and books. They then learn the associated vocabulary and...
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Teaching Peace through Literature and Song

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Negative effects of bullying come to light through listening to the book Thank You, Mr. Falker by Patricia Polacco. Class members identify philanthropic acts portrayed in the story and make illustrations to connect them to their own...