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Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Zora Neale Hurston's novel Their eyes Were Watching God has been highly praised and severely criticized for its depiction of African American folk culture. A set of primary source materials, including photographs, articles, essays, and...
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Public Reaction to Their Eyes Were Watching God

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
While white literary critics praised her work, the black literary establishment trashed Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God. See what other writers have to say about the novel in a short video from the PBS Masters series.
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Documenting Rural Southern Black Culture

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
"Sweet Speech," the vernacular of southern blacks that Zora Neale Hurston captures in her novel, Their Eyes Were Watching God, is the subject of a resource from the PBS American Masters series. An anthropologist, Hurston drew on her...
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Their Eyes Were Watching God

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Prepare first-time readers of Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God with a short video that provides information about how Hurston came to write the novel and how her use of free indirect discourse enriches the story and...
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Their Eyes Were Watching God

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God is the subject of a Crash Course Literature episode narrated by John Green. Here, Green shares the critical reactions to the novel as well as his own thoughts about its importance.
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Their Eyes Were Watching God: Socratic Seminar

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed Standards
A Socratic seminar wraps-up a study of Zora Neale Hurston' Their Eyes were Watching God. Using the text and their notes, scholars focus on how characters in the novel accept or reject the societal norms of the times.
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Resurrecting Zora Neale Hurston | American Masters: Alice Walker

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Zora Neale Hurston, her life, her work as an anthropologist recording the customs and speech of southern Black people, and her novels would have remained largely ignored if not for the efforts of Alice Walker. An American Masters video...
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Their Eyes Were Watching God: The Impact of Language

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed Standards
Author, filmmaker, and anthropologist Zora Neale Hurston was also a dialectologist. The dialogue of the characters in her novel Their Eyes Were Watching God reveals her fascination with accents and dialects. A short video from the Great...
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Their Eyes Were Watching God

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The main character in Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God, is the focus of a crossword puzzle that asks readers to identify key events and characters in Janie Starks' life.
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Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension instructional activity, students respond to 12 multiple choice questions based on Their Eyes Were Watching God. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension activity, students respond to 5 short answer and essay questions based on Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God. Students may also access an online quiz on the selection using the link at...
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Their Eyes Were Watching God Study Questions & Essay Topics

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive literature worksheet, students respond to 8 short answer and essay questions about Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God. Students may check some of their answers online.
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Their Eyes Were Watching God Quiz

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension instructional activity, learners respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Folklore in Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners define folklore, folk groups, tradition, and oral narrative. They identify traditional elements in Their Eyes Were Watching God Analyze and understand the role of traditional folkways and folk speech in the overall literary...
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Anticipation/Reaction Activity, Their Eyes Were Watching God

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In this anticipation/reaction activity worksheet, learners complete a graphic organizer responding to 5 statements at the root of themes in Their Eyes Were Watching God.
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Their Eyes are Watching

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders create a character map for each character in the novel, adding to each as he or she is revealed in "Their Eyes Were Watching God." They document how each character deals with attitudes and injustices.
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Folklore in Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Young scholars read Zora Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God and explore her life history as well as novel analysis activities. For this novel analysis lesson, students identify elements in the novel and its overall literary impact....