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Romanticism and Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Start by discussing the fundamentals of Romanticism, and then discuss some of its characteristics in poetry and literature. On slide 18, learners are introduced to Mary Shelley, famous for her work, Frankenstein. By slide 23, the viewers...
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A Teacher’s Guide to the Signet Classics Edition of Mary Shelley ’s Frankenstein

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Contrary to popular belief, the monster's name in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein is not Frankenstein. A teacher's guide for the novel helps readers make sense of key details in the text, define vocabulary words, and discuss prominent...
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Percy Bysshe Shelley

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Who was Percy Shelley, and what is he famous for? Your class will be surprised at his rather promiscuous past. Detailed here is a brief account of his life and relationships in a general timeline format. The presentation also highlights...
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Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Students complete close reading and analysis activities for Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. In this literature analysis lesson, students complete multiple close reading and analysis activities to evaluate the 19th century story.
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Frankenstein: Penetrating the Secrets of Nature

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Just because you can, should you? Reflections on the ethics and limits of medical research are prompted by a reading of excerpts of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, viewing of clips from the 1931 film, and examining sections of the online...
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From Frankenstein

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
An excerpt from Mary Shelley's Frankenstein provides readers with an opportunity to discuss how unrestrained power can corrupt.
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Frankenstein

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Who was Mary Shelley? With this PowerPoint, viewers learn about her life before releasing Frankenstein. But how was the gothic novel created? Your class will also learn about some of the influences that helped Mary create her famous...
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Frankenstein List 2 Vocabulary Sheet

For Students 10th - 12th
Written by Mary Shelley, Frankenstein is about a crazy scientist and his creation. Ease your class's difficulty reading the text by focusing on challenging vocabulary words. Twenty new vocabulary words are introduced through two...
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Tales of the Supernatural

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Scary stuff! Whether approached as the first horror story or a "serious imaginative exploration of the human condition," Frankenstein continues to engage readers. Here's a packet of activities that uses Mary Shelley's gothic novel to...
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Frankenstein Study Questions & Essay Topics

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive literature activity, students respond to 8 short answer and essay questions about Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. Students may check some of their answers online.
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Frankenstein Quiz

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, learners respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Frankenstein

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Share a classic novel with your class using this resource. After reading Frankenstein by Mary Shelley, learners answer questions involving the narrator's point of view, make and confirm predictions, and sequence events in the story.
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Exploring the Drive to Create in Frankenstein

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Is it hubris that drives the creative process? Is it the desire to be remembered long past death? An interactive asks readers of Mary Shelley's novel Frankenstein and Percy Shelley's poem "Ozymandias" to consider what this wife and...
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Frankenstein

For Students 4th - 6th
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley is an interesting novel for students to explore. This comprehensive packet enables students to use critical thinking skills to evaluate what they read.
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Don't Reanimate Corpses! Frankenstein Part 1

For Students 9th - 12th
"Who is more human? Victor Frankenstein or the nameless monster he created?" This, according to the narrator of a two-part presentation on Frankenstein, is the essential question. The video begins with a summary of the action of the...
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Frankenstein Part II

For Students 9th - 12th
Part 2 of the course on Mary Shelley's Frankenstein takes up the issue of the viewing the text as an example of the romantic novel, a format that causes the reader to consider difficult questions. The narrator asks viewers to consider...
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Frankenstein Anticipation Guide

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Before your high schoolers embark on the journey of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, provide them with this prereading activity. Independently, they respond to seven statements that connect with the novel. For example, they must decide if...
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Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Gothic novel. Horror story. Science fiction. All these labels have been applied to Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. If this classic tale is part of your curriculum, consider introducing the novel with a presentation that includes background...
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Everything You Need to Know to Read "Frankenstein"

For Students 9th - 12th
It was a dark and stormy night in 1815 when Mary Shelley began drafting  a ghost story in response to a competition suggest by Lord Byron. Find out more about Shelley, her life, and events that influenced what is called the first science...
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The Enlightenment in Europe: Ch 22

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Why study European Enlightenment? Because our governing forefathers and constitution were shaped by their words and philosophies. Presented here are facts and achievements of 8 different figures from the enlightened era. Also included is...
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Frankenstein

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Science Fiction? Gothic Novel? Romance? No matter the label, Mary Shelley's Frankenstein has captured the imagination of readers for over 200 years. Whether used to test how well readers remember the key events and characters in...
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Frankenstein | The Great American Read

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
A top vote-getter for the Great American Read program is Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. Find out why the classic tale, adapted into over 50 films and numerous TV shows, has earned its spot on the favorites list.
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Frankenstein (Teacher Zone)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students are introduced to the life and art of Mary Shelley and consider the still-relevant themes of the Frankenstein myth. Also, students become acquainted with the nineteenth century fascination with electricity by reviewing...
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Introduction to Frankenstein

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders consider the themes in Mary Shelley's novel, Frankenstein. They discuss the themes of beauty, revenge, pursuit of knowledge, ambition, science, conflict with parent and child, friendship, and nature. They search...

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