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Edith Wharton: War Correspondent

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Young scholars research how the field of war correspondence has evolved. In this war correspondence instructional activity, students read chapter's from Edith Wharton's book Fighting France, From Dunkerque to Belfort. Young scholars...
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Personal or Social Tragedy? A Close Reading of Edith Wharton's Ethan Frome

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Students complete close reading activities to analyze Edith Wharton's Ethan Frome. In this literary analysis lesson, students analyze key quotations from Ethan Frome and respond to contemporary reviews of the text. Students use textual...
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Anticipation Guide from Ethan Frome

For Students 9th - 12th
Before starting Ethan Frome, a novel by Edith Wharton, give your class this anticipation guide. Ten statements are shown, and class members must decide which statements they believe to be true and which ones they believe to be false....
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Analyze how an Author Develops Characters' Perspectives

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
A close reading of a text leads to a deeper understanding overall. Look closely at point of view and character perspectives in Edith Wharton's "Mrs. Manstey's View," and use these resources to support your lesson! The narrator models...
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Examine an Author's Use of Irony

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Isn't it ironic? Explore the irony in "Mrs. Manstey's View" by Edith Wharton through a video, some guided notes, and an optional presentation. After reviewing the different types of irony, the narrator in the video deciphers the irony at...
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Identify the Development of a Theme

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Demonstrate how to determine a theme with a video accompanied by guided notes and an optional presentation. The video starts out with a review of the plot of "Mrs. Manstey's View" by Edith Wharton, with a focus on the conflict in the...
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Analyze a Character's Development by Examining the Impact of Setting

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
How does an author make a character, and what effect does that effort have on the piece of literature as a whole? Tackle these questions and more with the video, slides, and guided notes provided here. The narrator of the video zooms in...
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Determine Where and Why the Text Leaves Matters Uncertain

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Why does Edith Wharton focus so heavily on the view from the window in her story "Mrs. Manstey's View"? The video will give your learners a solid understanding of the importance of the view while showing how to determine significance....
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Generate Claims in Response to a Writing Prompt

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
It is important for writers to address all aspects of a prompt. Show the video or slides to demonstrate how to pick a prompt apart with a strategy that can apply to any writing prompt. The video focuses on a prompt based on "Mrs....
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Use Varied Syntax

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
What is the difference between revising and editing? Allow this video and accompanying slides to instruct your class on revision so that they can find out the difference and apply that knowledge. The narrator gets into the nitty-gritty...
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Sequence Claims and Counterclaims by Developing an Outline

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Instead of immediately beginning to write, class members should take some time to carefully put together an outline. For a method and demonstration of how to compose an outline, check out the video and slides provided here. The narrator...
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Maintain a Formal Style and Objective Tone

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
It's easy to slip into informal language while writing an essay. That's why strong writers go back into their work and revise. Show your class a video, or use the slides, about how to determine what language needs to be changed so that...
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Draft an Essay Using the PEEL Method

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Young writers often have difficulty with paragraph organization and, in particular, tying their evidence and commentary back to the thesis. This video and slides present a strategy for paragraph composition that ensures that followers of...
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Identify Opposing Claims

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
When writers disprove opposing claims, their arguments become stronger. Help your class understand this by having them view the included video or slide show. The narrator makes a chart that identifies all parts of a writing prompt for an...
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Close Reading Worksheet

For Students 9th - 12th
A passage from Edith Wharton's Ethan Frome provides the text for an assessment that asks readers to use evidence from the excerpt to decide if Ethan is a victim of his social and physical environment, or of his own personal choices and...
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The Age of Innocence Quiz

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension activity, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Edith Wharton's The Age of Innocence. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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The Age of Innocence Study Questions and Essay Topics

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive literature worksheet, students respond to 10 short answer and essay questions about Edith Wharton's The Age of Innocence. Students may check some of their answers online.
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Draft an Introduction by Anticipating the Audience's Bias

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Edith Wharton’s “Mrs. Manstey’s View” provides the text for a series of videos that models how to craft an argumentative essay. This fifth segment focuses on how to anticipate the audience’s bias when drafting an introduction. Writers...
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Draft an Effective Conclusion

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Edith Wharton’s depressing tale, “Mrs. Manstey’s View” provides the text for a series of videos that show how to write an argumentative literary essay. The narrator of this segment models how to craft an effective conclusion, not by...
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Ethan Frome Quiz

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Edith Wharton's Ethan Frome. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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The House of Mirth Quiz

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Edith Wharton's The House of Mirth. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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The House of Mirth - Essay Questions

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this literature worksheet, students respond to 6 short answer and essay questions about Wharton's House of Mirth. Students may also link to an online interactive quiz on the novel at the bottom of the page.
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Ethan Frome Quiz

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 12 multiple choice questions about Wharton's Ethan Frome. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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The House of Mirth Quiz

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension activity, students respond to 10 multiple choice questions about Wharton's The House of Mirth. Students may submit their answers to be scored.

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