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Black Women Writers: What Gets Black Women Heard?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewZora Neal Hurston, Toni Morrison, and Maya Angelou are featured in a guided inquiry unit. High schoolers research the lives and works of these and other Black women writers and craft an argument, using evidence from their research, to...
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Teaching Guide: Exploring Beloved

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Toni Morrison's powerful and painful Pulitzer Prize winning novel Beloved is not easy to read or easy to teach. Here's a teaching guide, loaded with primary source materials, that gives readers the background they need to understand the...
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The Search for Identity

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Discover how writers express identity in their writing. Learners explore how issues of identity surface in the literature of minority writers. Scholars watch a video, read and discuss biographies, conduct research, engage in creative...
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Women's Contributions to the United States

For Students K - 12th
Betsy Ross, Toni Morrison, Sacajawea, Amelia Earhart, Maya Lin, Sally Ride, Judy Baca. No matter the subject area or the grade level you teach you will find much to value in a manual that focuses on the contributions U.S. women have...
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Toni Morrison's Beloved: For Sixty Million and More

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Complex, disturbing, and challenging, Beloved is the focus of a lesson that provides three activities to guide a close reading of Toni Morrison's novel. Readers create chapter titles based on key plot elements or themes, identify...
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Beloved by Toni Morrison

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Any classroom study of Toni Morrison's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel Beloved requires careful planning and scaffolding. A primary source set that includes a video, illustrations, photos of artifacts, and a broadside of the Fugitive Slave...
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Shifting Perspectives in Toni Morrison's Beloved

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
An interactive provides readers with an opportunity to record their reactions to Beloved, Toni Morrison's powerful narrative based on the life of Margaret Garner. Prompts ask them to consider how the shifting point of view contributes to...
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The Pain of History and Beloved

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Readers of Toni Morrison's Beloved share their reasons for why the painful and powerful narrative should be on the list of books for the Great American Read program.
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The Power of Personal Narrative

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed Standards
Personal narratives are powerful things. Whether told from the first-person or third-person point of view, whether in the form of an essay, a short story, novel, or video, whether fiction or fact, they capture readers and give them...
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Toni Morrison's Beloved, on Stage

For Students 6th - Higher Ed Standards
Beloved is Toni Morrison's powerful and tragic retelling of the life of Margaret Garner.  A short video from PBS details why Toni Morrison and composer Richard Danielpour chose opera, an extreme art form, to mirror the extremes of...
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Voices of the Struggle: The Continual Struggle for Equality

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
As part of a study of the Civil Rights Movement from 1868 to the present, class members examine first person narratives, the Supreme Court case Brown v. Board of Education, and other significant events in civil rights history. They then...
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Celebrating Women: Toni Morrison

For Teachers 8th - 12th
How authors address issues of their societies is addressed in this very detailed lesson. After researching Toni Morrison and her work, groups create a dramatization based on a scene from one of Morrison’s novels and act it out. Class...
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Know Before You Go: Anticipating and Previewing Difficult Texts such as The Bluest Eye

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Support your scholars with these anticipatory questions to go along with The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison. The objective, rationale, and teacher instructions are clearly explained, followed by an anticipation guide for pages 81-93 and the...
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Beloved Test

For Students 11th - 12th
Which character in Toni Morrison’s Beloved personifies evil? What does Seth overhear Schooteacher instruct his pupils to do? The 50 multiple choice and matching questions on this exam focus on points of plot; therefore, test takers could...
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Figurative Language in Toni Morrison's "A Mercy"

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In order to read and respond to Toni Morrison's A Mercy in this figurative-language lesson, high schoolers discuss the differences between a literal and a figurative interpretation of a text.  They explore figures of speech using a...
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Song of Solomon By Toni Morrison

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 14 essay and short answer questions about Toni Morrison's Song of Solomon. Students may also use the provided link at the bottom of the page to access a...
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Jazz

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension instructional activity, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Toni Morrison's Jazz. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Song of Solomon Quiz

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Toni Morrison's Song of Solomon. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Beloved Quiz

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Toni Morrison's Beloved. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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The Bluest Eye Study Questions & Essay Topics

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive literature worksheet, students respond to 8 short answer and essay questions about Toni Morrison's The Bluest Eye. Students may check some of their answers online.
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The Bluest Eye Quiz

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension activity, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Toni Morrison's The Bluest Eye. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Song of Solomon Study Questions & Essay Topics

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive literature worksheet, students respond to 8 short answer and essay questions about Toni Morrison's Song of Solomon. Students may check some of their answers online.
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Sula Study Questions

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive literature worksheet, students respond to 6 short answer and essay questions about Toni Morrison's Sula. Students may check some of their answers online.
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"This is Not a Story to Pass On": Teaching Toni Morrison's Beloved

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders read "Beloved" by Toni Morrison. In groups, they research the life and works of Morrison and read a speech by Sojouner Truth. Using the novel, they discuss the experiences of slaves and the effect of slavery on their...