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Hidden Stories: A Three-Part Lesson in African-American History, Research, and Children’s Literature
10th - 12th
Groups of high school learners conduct research on a particular era of African-American history, focusing on events, people, and places important to that era. Next, they review children's literature in four different genres. As a...
Literature Study Guide: Shakespeare's The Twelfth Night
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...
Literature Study Guide: Dickens' David Copperfield
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
The South, the North and the Great Migration: Blues and Literature
8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Here is a complex lesson plan that interweaves the history of the Jim Crow South and the Great Migration with the study of poetry, art, and blues music from the Harlem Renaissance. The plan helps young historians develop a deep...
Jamie Nabozny: Bullying: Language, Literature and Life
7th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Class members identify bullying in contemporary texts and role play how they might change those scenes to examples of anti-bullying. They then re-define their initial definitions of bullying and discuss what they would like to see as...
"Three Shots": Ernest Hemingway's Nick Adams
10th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Analyze characterization in literature. Readers use "Three Shots," from The Nick Adams Stories by Ernest Hemingway and complete classroom activities that require them to apply literary analysis techniques. They write their own short...
The Concept of Diversity in World Literature Lesson 13: Unit Culmination - Symposium
10th - 11th CCSS: Designed
To conclude a unit on the concept of diversity in world literature, class members conduct a symposium on "African Literature in Global Perspectives." In order to earn a spot on the panel, individuals craft an original thesis that...
The Concept of Diversity in World Literature Lesson 7: Cultural Commentary
10th - 11th CCSS: Designed
As part of their study of Things Fall Apart, class groups develop a multimedia presentation in response to the question, "In what ways does Achebe use literature as a means to express and comment on culture and history?"
In Emily Dickinson's Own Words: Letters and Poems
10th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Analyze the depth and beauty of American Literature by reading Emily Dickinson's letters and poems. The class analyzes Dickinson's poetic style and discusses Thomas Wentworth Higginson's editorial relationship with Dickinson. They pay...