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My Ántonia: Character Development

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How do the main characters of Willa Cather's My Ántonia develop and change throughout the course of the novel? Explore Jim Burden, Ántonia Shimerda, and Lena Lingard toward the end of the novel, comparing their goals and expectations in...
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My Ántonia: Symbols

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
My Ántonia, by Willa Cather, features several symbols that add to the depth of the story. After finishing Book Two of the novel, readers analyze the snake and the crossroads from Book One, and the plough from Book Two, based on passages...
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My Ántonia: Figurative Language

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The rich, vivid imagery in Willa Cather's novel, My Ántonia, is both engrossing to read and important to understand in the context of the plot. Young learners work in groups to identify key images, similes, and metaphors in Book One, and...
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My Ántonia: Characters

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Explore the motivations and personalities of the main characters from Willa Cather's My Ántonia. Once kids have finished Book One of the novel, have them work in groups to analyze Ántonia Shimerda, Jim Burden, Mr. Shimerda, Lena Lingard,...
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My Ántonia: Narrative and Point of View

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Understanding point of view is imperative when reading Willa Cather's My Ántonia. Divide your class into group and assign each group one discussion question about the points of view of various characters, as well as narrative and...
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My Ántonia: Biography

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Begin your unit on Willa Cather's My Ántonia with a stellar combination of interviews, essays, and discussion activities designed to develop context around the novel. After listening to the first track of the (attached) audio guide,...
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O Pioneers!: Vocabulary Bingo

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Bingo! How many words can your class remember from O Pioneers? Engage them in a vocabulary review with the well-known game and this resource. Located here are tricky words, their definitions, a Bingo board, and the instructions. You are...
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Find the Main Idea: O Pioneers! by Willa Cather

For Students 7th - 9th
An excerpt from Willa Cather's O Pioneer's! provides learners with practice in finding the main idea and supporting details in a narrative. As readers record the bleak details on the included graphic organizer, they can conclude that...
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A Look Through My Antonia's Eyes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Thoroughly delve into My Antonia by Willa Cather with a plethora of activities. Engage scholars with videos and web sites in this week-long unit that explains the historical context and creates pioneers in the field of research. An...
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My Antonia

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Learners explore historical fiction. In this literature lesson, students read Willa Cather's My Antonia. Learners focus on the chapter "Crisis and Conflict" as they participate in characterization, symbolism, and storytelling activities.
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American Frontiers

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers study the settlement of the American frontier through literature. In this literature lesson, students read and discuss works by James Fenimore Cooper, Bret Harte, Mark Twain, Willa Cather, and Hamlin Garland. High...
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The Song of the Lark

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Using the internet, class members research the biography of Willa Cather, view photographs of Red Cloud, Nebraska, and read the novel, The Song of the Lark. They discuss the film, its setting and characters, and explore the importance of...
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O Pioneers! Quiz

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension learning exercise, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Willa Cather's O Pioneers! Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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My Antonia 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 Willa Cather's My Antonia. Students may check some of their answers online.
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My Antonia Quiz

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension instructional activity, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Willa Cather's My Antonia. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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O Pioneers! Study Questions

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive literature worksheet, students respond to 9 short answer and essay questions about Willa Cather's O Pioneers! Students may check some of their answers online.
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Literature of the Gilded Age

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the subtle shift from romanticism to realism in American literature in the post-Civil War period. After an introduction to the period, they work in groups to research various authors, such as Walt Whitman, Emily...
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Pioneers On and Off the Prairie- Willa Cather and Mary Cassatt

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners examine the written work of Willa Cather and the impressionist art of Mary Cassatt. They describe parallels in the lives and work of both women and creat a Powerpoint presentation.
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The Shapes of Art: A Lesson in Aesthetic Awareness

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners become immersed in analyzing the influences on and development of an artistic paradigm; they also move into, through and beyond the literary piece.