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When I Set My Hat at a Certain Angle: Trying on Zora Neale Hurston's Voice to Dress-up Prose

For Teachers 9th - 12th
After reading and evaluating examples of prose nonfiction by Zora Neale Hurston and other authors, high schoolers write a personal reflective essay rich in figurative language. By incorporating this strategy, they utilize voice within...
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Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Zora Neale Hurston's novel Their eyes Were Watching God has been highly praised and severely criticized for its depiction of African American folk culture. A set of primary source materials, including photographs, articles, essays, and...
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Folktales of Zora Neale Hurston

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Do you know why woodpeckers have red heads? Why the possum has no hair on its tail? Why a cat has nine lives? Find out by downloading this resource that uses Zora Neale Hurston's collection Mules and Men as the basis of a study of...
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Resurrecting Zora Neale Hurston | American Masters: Alice Walker

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Zora Neale Hurston, her life, her work as an anthropologist recording the customs and speech of southern Black people, and her novels would have remained largely ignored if not for the efforts of Alice Walker. An American Masters video...
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"The Inside Search" from Dust Tracks on a Road by Zora Hurston

For Students 10th - 12th
Who is Zora Neale Hurston? Read the autobiography the best known female writer from the Harlem Renaissance. After reading the novel Dust Tracks on a Road, have your class complete this packet. There are 12 multiple-choice questions...
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"Lonesome for a Change": Close Reading an excerpt from Their Eyes Were Watching God

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Whether or not Zora Neale Hurston's classic novel is a part of your course, this packet deserves a place in your curriculum library. Designed as a close reading exercise, the series of activities begins with the instructor modeling, with...
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Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 5 short answer and essay questions based on Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God. Students may also access an online quiz on the selection using the link...
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Their Eyes Were Watching God: The Impact of Language

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed Standards
Author, filmmaker, and anthropologist Zora Neale Hurston was also a dialectologist. The dialogue of the characters in her novel Their Eyes Were Watching God reveals her fascination with accents and dialects. A short video from the Great...
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Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 12 multiple choice questions based on Their Eyes Were Watching God. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Folklore in Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Students read Zora Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God and explore her life history as well as novel analysis activities. In this novel analysis lesson, students identify elements in the novel and its overall literary impact. Students...
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Their Eyes Were Watching God

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God is the subject of a Crash Course Literature episode narrated by John Green. Here, Green shares the critical reactions to the novel as well as his own thoughts about its importance.
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Zora Hurston Teacher's Guide

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Students explore American culture by reading classic literature in class. In this African-American history instructional activity, students read the story Zora Hurston and the Chinaberry Tree while identifying the work and contributions...
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Folklore in Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners define folklore, folk groups, tradition, and oral narrative. They identify traditional elements in Their Eyes Were Watching God Analyze and understand the role of traditional folkways and folk speech in the overall literary...
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Their Eyes Were Watching God Study Questions & Essay Topics

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive literature activity, students respond to 8 short answer and essay questions about Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God. Students may check some of their answers online.
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Their Eyes Were Watching God Quiz

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
For this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Documenting Rural Southern Black Culture

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
"Sweet Speech," the vernacular of southern blacks that Zora Neale Hurston captures in her novel, Their Eyes Were Watching God, is the subject of a resource from the PBS American Masters series. An anthropologist, Hurston drew on her...
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Reading and Writing the Autobiography With a Study of Zora Neale Hurston

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the possible relationships between characters in a novel. They read the novel 'Their Eyes Were Watching God' and answer all the questions on each chapter so that the characters and events are familiar to the students.
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Their Eyes Were Watching God

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Prepare first-time readers of Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God with a short video that provides information about how Hurston came to write the novel and how her use of free indirect discourse enriches the story and...
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Their Eyes Were Watching God

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The main character in Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God, is the focus of a crossword puzzle that asks readers to identify key events and characters in Janie Starks' life.
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The Harlem Renaissance

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The Harlem Renaissance brought forth many American art forms including jazz, and the writings of Zora Neale Hurston and Langston Hughes. Using a carefully curated set of documents from the Library of Congress, pupils see the cultural...
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Public Reaction to Their Eyes Were Watching God

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
While white literary critics praised her work, the black literary establishment trashed Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God. See what other writers have to say about the novel in a short video from the PBS Masters series.
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Their Eyes Were Watching God: Socratic Seminar

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed Standards
A Socratic seminar wraps-up a study of Zora Neale Hurston' Their Eyes were Watching God. Using the text and their notes, scholars focus on how characters in the novel accept or reject the societal norms of the times.
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CTBS Reading Practice #2

For Students 7th - 9th
This is a basic reading comprehension practice worksheet. Learners read 3 passages: folktale, Richard Cory, and an informational text about the Roosevelts. They then answer multiple choice questions that test reading comprehension. Some...
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Zora Neale Hurston:Fighting Jim Crow through the All-Black Community

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explain the importance of equality of opportunity and equal protection of the law as a characteristic of American society and evaluate the validity and credibility of different historical interpretations.

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