We found 907 resources with the concept literary themes
A Reader's Guide: The Lord of the Rings
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Delve into the delightful depths of J.R.R Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings with a thought-provoking reader's guide. With literary questions for the novel as well as the subsequent The Two Towers and The Return of the King, the guide is a...
Analyzing Multiple Interpretations of Literature
11th - 12th CCSS: Designed
There is a reason why an Oscar is given each year for the Best Adaptation Screenplay. Adaptations are the focus of an exercise that asks class members to compare a work of literature with a least one adaptation of the work into a...
Writing About Literature: Nature in the Writings of John Muir and Emily Dickinson
11th - 12th CCSS: Designed
As an assessment of their skill in crafting a compare and contrast essay, class members read and compare the portrayals of nature in excerpts from naturalist John Muir's My First Summer in the Sierra and from poet Emily Dickinson's "The...
Writing About Literature: Exploring Themes About Conformity
7th CCSS: Designed
Feeling the pressure to confirm is something any adolescent can relate to. Explore an essential theme with a response to literature assessment that prompts learners to identify main ideas with evidence and supporting details.
Writing About Literary Text: Pygmalion and Galatea
6th CCSS: Designed
Is it crazy to fall in love with your own work, or is that the purest love of all? Compare two renditions of the classic Greek myth Pygmalion and Galatea with a literary analysis exercise. After students compare the similarities and...
The Old Man and the Sea Ernest Hemingway
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Accompany a reading of Ernest Hemingway's The Old Man and the Sea with a thorough literature packet. Although the materials are meant to prepare readers for a timed essay, the background information and the activities are sure to engage...
Compare Themes and Topics Across Cultures
4th CCSS: Adaptable
Compare and contrast folktales, myths, and fables in an interactive eBook. The interactive is broken up into three topics: myths, fables, and folktales. Each section includes a reading passage and a guided lesson on the theme, topic, and...
Hamlet: Resources, resources, resources
11th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
To curate or not to curate: That is the question: Whether 'tis nobler to suffer through the process of collecting materials for Hamlet yourself or to take advantage of this collection of lesson plans, activities, apps, videos, and exercises. What a piece of work this collection is.
Reading Literature: 11-12th Grade ELA Common Core
11th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Looking for resources that model how to address specific Common Core Standards for reading literature in grades 11 and 12? Then check out this collection. Take a look at the attached notes for each resource to find the aligned Common Core Standards for 11th and 12th grade literature addressed by the resource.