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A Teacher's Guide to the Signet Classics Edition of Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed Standards
A teacher's guide to Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness proves that it is not impossible to delve into the heart of darkness. Containing a wealth of information about Conrad, the Scramble for Africa, and the history of the Belgian Congo,...
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Heart of Darkness, Part 1

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
A good review after your class reads Parts 1 and 2 of Conrad's Heart of Darkness, these slides provide thematic details and important plot points, substantiated by relevant quotes from the text. This presentation could be easily broken...
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Heart of Darkness Introduction

For Students 11th - 12th
Heart of Darkness is not an easy read, both because of the subject matter and Conrad's Impressionistic style. A 20-slide presentation introduces readers to Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness. The presentation begins with a brief review of...
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Heart of Darkness Active Reading Journal Assignment

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Avoid the horror of readers straining to recall details of Joseph Conrad's complex Heart of Darkness. Instead provide scholars with a frame for their note taking. As they read, class members record evidence to support their responses to...
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Heart of Darkness

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
There may be plenty of horror in Joseph Conrad's novel Heart of Darkness, but studying the details of the plot doesn't need to be horrific. High schoolers complete a short crossword puzzle to review the names, events, and relationships...
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Heart of Darkness Study Questions & Essay Topics

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive literature worksheet, students respond to 10 short answer and essay questions about Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness. Students may check some of their answers online.
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Heart of Darkness Quiz

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive reading comprehension learning exercise, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Curriculum Guide to: The Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Joseph Conrad's novellas The Heart of Darkness and The Secret Sharer are the focus of five lessons in this Curriculum Guide. Lessons are designed to advance analytical reading skills, examine Conrad's use of "The Double" theme, the...
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Heart of Darkness

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
People are not always who they say they are. Marlow most likely felt that way about Kurtz, both characters in Heart of Darkness. The story tells of Marlow, a sailor, that travels up the Congo to meet Kurtz, who is known to be an...
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Joseph Conrad

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Use this presentation throughout your unit or lecture series on Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness. The first part of the slideshow provides a brief biography of Conrad, and is followed by a discussion on his more prominent themes. The...
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Joseph Conrad

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Examine the devastation that can come with colonialism. Defined here are the events that followed King Leopold's take over of the Belgian Congo. The treatment of native Congolese people, The Kurtz cult, and Joseph Conrad's observational...
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Heart of Darkness: List Group Label Strategy

For Teachers 12th
Heart of Darkness can challenge even the best readers. Here's a pre-reading strategy that will engage class members and provide background and context for Conrad's study of racism, savagery and imperialism. Class members brainstorm,...
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Heart of Darkness

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students interpret the resolution of Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness. In this literature lesson plan, students discuss the ending of the novella and Conrad's intentions in ending it the way he did. Students then write alternative...
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An Introduction to Chinua Achebe's An Image of Africa

For Students 9th - 12th
In An Image of Africa, Chinua Achebe calls out Joseph Conrad for his racist attitudes in Heart of Darkness. Achebe contents that despite the fact that Conrad's novel is a blistering attack on Colonialism in the Congo, his characters are...
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The Tell-Tale Hearts of Writers

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Knock, knock, knock...Creep out your class with a critical thinking lesson focused on word relationships in Edgar Allen Poe's "The Tell-Tale Heart." They investigate  the relationship between word choice, mood, and interpretation of a...
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Anticipation Guide Heart of Darkness

For Teachers 7th - 12th
The whys and wherefores of anticipation guides are detailed in a resource that models how to craft statements for this reading strategy.
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Joseph Conrad: 1857-1924

For Teachers 9th - 12th
An interesting glimpse of Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness, this presentation provides several pertinent quotes from the novel to support various themes. In the context of a larger unit, this powerpoint could be helpful; however, on its...
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Apocalypse Now

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
A heart attack, threats of suicide, drug-fueled parties, typhoons, over 250 hours of film footage, two years of editing, Academy, Palme d'Or, and Golden Globe awards. It's time to discuss Apocalypse Now! The narrator of this episode in...
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The Concept of Diversity in World Literature Lesson 8: Nonfiction Close Reading

For Teachers 10th - 11th Standards
As part of their study of Things Fall Apart, class members conduct a close reading of a section of Chinua Achebe's essay, "An Image of Africa: Racism in Conrad's Heart of Darkness." Jigsaw groups then compare the voice in the essay...
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The Works of Edgar Allan Poe

For Students 10th - 12th
Quiz your class with a review of the short stories of Edgar Allan Poe. These reading comprehension questions cover a breadth of ideas but aren't overly detailed. Questions come from The Tell-Tale Heart, The Masque of the Red Death, The...
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The Concept of Diversity in World Literature Lesson 1: Unit Introduction

For Teachers 10th - 11th Standards
To launch a unit study of the concept of diversity in World Literature, class members compare Chinua Achebe's essay, "An Image of Africa: Racism in Conrad's Heart of Darkness" and Richard Rodriguez's essay, "The Chinese in All of Us: A...
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The Heart is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers: Literary Mandala

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Explore the concept of yin and yang with this resource. On the first page, learners study a picture of George Bush. Then, have learners choose a character from The Heart is a Lonely Hunter. After brainstorming adjectives and choosing...
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Satire, Parody, and Humor in Catch-22

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Laughter is the heart of dark comedy. It makes the unbearable bearable. Joseph Heller crafted his dark comedy Catch-22 to enable readers to laugh at the painful realities and underscore the absurdities of a war where people you don't...
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The Concept of Diversity in World Literature Lesson 10: Author's Purpose Seminar

For Teachers 10th - 11th Standards
Why did Chinua Achebe write "An Image of Africa: Racism in Conrad's Heart of Darkness" in response to Conrad's novel? As part of a study of Things Fall Apart, class members conduct a socratic seminar focused on Achebe's purpose and...

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