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Stephen Crane: The Open Boat

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the genre of American literary naturalism by reading,"The Open Boat" by Stephen Crane. They examine the relationship of man and nature through analysis of the characters, narration and descriptive vocabulary.
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Stephen Crane's "The Open Boat"

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the relationship of man and nature as portrayed in Stephen Crane's, The Open Boat." The third person, omniscient point of view, the depth of character analysis found in the story, and the emotions evoked by the author...
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War Literature

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Working in groups, young historians review a war poem written by Stephen Crane. After reviewing the poem, they present an oral interpretation of the poem and hold a panel discussion about their analysis. The panel is made up of five or...
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Stephen Crane's "The Open Boat"

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers critically examine the relationship of man and nature in Stephen Crane's "The Open Boat." students examine the third person point of view and conduct in-depth character analysis.
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Crane, London, and Literary Naturalism

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze "To Build a Fire" by Jack London and "The Open boat" by Stephen Crane. They write an essay in which they compare and contrast the narrators and plots in each story.
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Stephen Crane - Surrealism and the Antihero

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students analyze the work of Stephen Crane as a lesson on surrealism and an antihero. In this surrealism lesson, students complete discuss activities for the topic. Students then analyze Crane's poetry, his use of surrealism, and the...
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The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane

For Students 8th - 12th
In this literature worksheet, students respond to 2 short answer and essay questions about Crane's The Red Badge of Courage. Students may also link to an online interactive quiz on the selection at the bottom of the page.
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The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane

For Students 10th - 12th
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 12 multiple choice questions about The Red Badge of Courage. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Poets and Poetry of the Civil War

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Introduce your class to John Greenleaf Whittier, Walt Whitman, and Stephen Crane, poets who are associated with the Civil War period. After a brief overview of the life of each writer, the presentation identifies forms these poets used,...
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Maggie: A Girl of the Streets Study Questions

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
For this online interactive literature worksheet, students respond to 4 short answer and essay questions about Stephen Crane's Maggie: A Girl of the Streets. Students may check some of their answers online.
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Maggie: A Girl of the Streets Quiz

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, learners respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Stephen Crane's Maggie: A Girl of the Streets. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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The Red Badge of Courage: Vocabulary Bingo!

For Teachers 9th - 12th
To reinforce recognition of vocabulary words drawn from Stephen Crane's The Red Badge of Courage, readers engage in a vocabulary bingo game.
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The Red Badge of Courage: Novel Study

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
A novel study guide for Stephen Crane's The Red Badge of Courage follows Henry through his encounter with war Activities include asking readers to complete sentences with vocabulary words, write using personification, and answer...
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The Red Badge of Courage: Concept/Vocabulary Analysis

For Students 9th - 12th
First-time teachers of Stephen Crane's The Read Badge of Courage will appreciate this overview of the novel. The packet includes information about the organizational patterns used, themes, the setting, point of view, and issues related...
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The Red Badge of Courage: Story Grammar

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
After finishing The Red Badge of Courage, readers complete a grammar worksheet  to identify the chain of events in the plot, the enduring issues, and major themes of Stephen Crane's novel.
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War Is Kind

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Ponder the complexities of war, peace, and country with Stephen Crane's "War is Kind." After reading the poem, learners answer six questions in a class discussion or as an individual assessment.
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Crane, London, and Literary Naturalism

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Students identify the key characteristics that comprise American literary naturalism in Jack London's "To Build a Fire" and Stephen Crane's "The Open Boat." In this naturalism analysis instructional activity, students identify...
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The Red Badge of Courage: ReQuest

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Stephen Crane's The Red Badge of Courage provides the text for a reading comprehension activity that asks class members to develop questions based on the novel.
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The Red Badge of Courage: Biopoem

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Readers of Stephen Crane's The Red Badge of Courage craft a biopoem for one of the characters in the novel.
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Literature of the Gilded Age

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars examine the subtle shift from romanticism to realism in American literature in the post-Civil War period. After an introduction to the period, they work in groups to research various authors, such as Walt Whitman, Emily...
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The Red Badge of Courage: A New Kind of Courage

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine how Stephen Crane treats the process by which a youth matures in his novel the Red Badge of Courage. They study how he exemplifies manly virtues associated with soldiers in war and examine the three endings that were...
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The Red Badge of Courage: A New Kind of Realism

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research the Civil War and make connections between the war and the interpretation of the war in the novel The Red Badge of Courage to help them understand realism. In this Civil War recounting lesson, students complete several...
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The Red Badge of Courage: A New Kind of Realism

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Is it possible to tell a true war story? Tim O’Brien says that fiction is for “getting at the truth when the truth isn’t sufficient for the truth.” To get at the truth about war, class members examine primary source materials from the...
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The Red Badge Of Courage: Directed Reading Thinking Activity

For Teachers 9th - 12th
As part of a Directed Reading Thinking Activity (DRTA) class members are asked to predict events in Patricia Polacco's Pink and Say based on illustrations in the story, on their knowledge of Steven Crane's The Red Badge of Courage, and...

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