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10 resources with the keyterm literary themes

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A Lesson Before Dying: Themes of the Novel

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Use a discussion on themes of A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest J. Gaines to inspire your class's writing. After addressing the themes of racism, commitment, and manhood, kids use historical references and evidence from the text to answer...
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Folklore for Primary Students

For Teachers K - 2nd
Study folklore and its various criteria with your class. Young readers write original folktales and create visual displays. Individuals present their works to the rest of the class and compare the features of their stories with the...
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Nathaniel Hawthorne

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Show your class a colorful and eye-catching overview of Nathaniel Hawthorne's life. His somewhat dark and tragic works make more sense once the reader is enlightened as to his history and habits. This brief but intriguing presentation...
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Cinderella Stories from Around the World

For Teachers 1st - 5th Standards
Pupils read two different versions of the Cinderella story from two different countries. A Venn diagram is used to facilitate the story comparison and maps are used to help learners identify where each story originated. Group discussion...
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Redwall Lesson: Good vs. Evil

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
The battle between the good and evil characters in Brian Jacques’ Redwall offers an opportunity for young readers to study the literary element of conflict. Class members chart the characters and justify their placement on either the...
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The Aeneid Theme of Fate and Free Will

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
For this reading comprehension worksheet, learners respond to 4 short answer and essay questions based on the themes in Aeneid. Students may also complete their choice of 3 reading activities suggested.
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Lesson Plan - Achieve Your Goals: Lesson 5

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders discuss the role of friendships in their lives. In this literary elements lesson, 7th graders discuss the literary theme of friendship as they read The Code and discuss activites they enjoy with friends and complete a...
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Big Ideas

For Students 5th - 8th
In this literary elements learning exercise, students read a 2-page selection about literary themes and then respond to 4 short answer questions about theme.
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Madame Bovary: Illusion And Reality

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students examine examples of illusion and reality in Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert. In this Madame Bovary instructional activity, students discuss the character of Emma and what her decisions tell about her character.  Students...
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Individual vs. Social Responsibility: From Camus to the Cure

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students explore the individual's role in society. For this social responsibility lesson, students analyze Camus's The Stranger and The Myth of Sisyphus as well as Borges's "Rosendo's Tale." Students compare the themes of the pieces to...