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Literature Study Guide - Moby Dick

For Students 7th - 9th
Complete with a reading schedule, literature question page, and supplementary list of literary activities, this book report form on Moby Dick would be an good resource for your junior high or high school class. The guide includes...
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Herman Melville's Moby Dick

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Are you considering using Moby Dick as part of your American literature class? Take a look at this presentation designed for college-level classes or teacher preparation. It includes historical background and publication information, as...
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Creating Moby Dick Biopoems

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Create a biopoem about Herman Melville's character Moby Dick. The worksheet details the structure of the poem, and there are three example poems provided. Keep this sheet and use this poem structure for future characters. 
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Discussion Guide for Moby-Dick

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The shared inquiry method of discussing literature requires readers to think critically about a text and provide evidence drawn from the text to support their responses to thought-provoking questions like these. The discussion guide for...
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Moby Dick

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Few first lines of literature are as well-known as the first line from Moby Dick by Herman Melville. Readers discover the classic text that contains these lines using a digital eBook. The online version contains page-by-page navigation...
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Moby-Dick by Herman Melville

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension activity, students respond to 12 multiple choice questions about Melville's Moby-Dick. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Moby-Dick by Herman Melville

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this literature worksheet, students respond to 10 short answer and essay questions about Moby-Dick. Students may also link to an online interactive quiz on the novel at the bottom of the page.
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Moby-Dick Study Questions & Essay Topics

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive literature worksheet, students respond to 7 short answer and essay questions about Herman Melville's Moby Dick. Students may check some of their answers online.
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Moby-Dick Quiz

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Herman Melville's Moby-Dick. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Moby Dick Puppetry

For Teachers 3rd
Such an ambitious lesson! Third graders with special needs listen to an audio recording of the novel, Moby Dick. They stop often to discuss each of the main characters and analyze their actions in the story. They then make puppets of one...
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For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers take on the persona of a sailor or a captain of a whaling vessel in New England in the 1800s and write five journal entries as that person.  In this Moby Dick lesson, students research the whaling industry in 19th century...
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From Fact To Fiction: Moby Dick

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars examine what makes a tragic hero and whether Captain Ahab fits the criteria.  In this literature instructional activity, engage in group discussions and examine Captain Ahab from the novel Moby Dick. They will then engage...
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The American Whaling Industry

For Teachers 6th - 12th
When thinking about the American whaling industry most imagine Moby Dick and Nantucket sleigh rides, harpoons and scrimshaw, whale-oil lamps and baleen in women's corsets. But it may come as a surprise that the industry was also...
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Moby Dick Activity Worksheet and Progress Test

For Students 9th - 12th
In this Moby Dick activity and progress test worksheet, students respond to a total of 18 short answer, multiple choice, matching, and fill in the blank questions pertaining to Herman Melville's Moby Dick.
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Moby Dick Word Search

For Students 5th - 8th
In this Moby Dick word search, students identify terms that are found in the book. A list of approximately 70 vocabulary words is provided. An answer sheet is available.
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Finding the Main Idea

For Students 8th - 9th
Thar she blows! An excerpt from Herman Melville’s Moby Dick provides the text for an exercise in finding the main idea. After recording the main idea of the passage, readers also provide two supporting ideas. An answer key is provided.
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The Nature of the Antagonist

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Darth Vader, The Wicked Witch of the West, Shere Khan, Moby Dick...these are some of the most famous villains in film and literature. Study the four categories of conflict with your class and have them finish the day by creating a...
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Literature of the Islands and the Sea

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students read an age-appropriate novel in which an island setting plays an important role from a provided list. This will help them understand life on an island. They will analyze the plot, theme, characterization, setting, and style...
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Elements of a Literary Analysis Paper

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Analyzing literature is one thing, but having to write about it is quite another! Help your class start by providing them with a presentationov cering basic components like the introduction and thesis. Examples provided focus on Moby...
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A New Bedford Voyage!

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
A thorough set of activities, articles, and reference material can enlighten your class about the history of whaling in New England. Kids travel back to a time when whale products were valuable and hunting whales was a way to help the...
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Mastering the Mighty Melville

For Teachers 11th - 12th
“Bartleby the Scrivner” as an existential forerunner to The Office? Dense and often dark, Herman Melville’s stories abound with Biblical allusions and complex symbols. If you are considering using Melville’s novels or short stories with...
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Exploring Animals in Literature

For Teachers K - 3rd
Celebrate Be Kind to Animals Week while teaching empathy and allegory with creature-related texts
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The Quotation Mark

For Students 7th - 12th
Review where quotation marks belong and what they are used to indicate. From direct speech to in-text citations, young writers will find this worksheet quite useful. Several exercises at the bottom, along with a key, give learners...
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My Treehouse

For Teachers K - 3rd
If you could build your own treehouse, what would it look like? Using a piece of contemporary art as inspiration, learners draw their own treehouses and add geometric and organic shapes. The lesson touches on Visual Thinking Strategies...