Hemingway’s The Sun Also Rises: “Talking” with Authors and Scholars

This Hemingway’s The Sun Also Rises: “Talking” with Authors and Scholars instructional video also includes:

Film clips from the documentary Hemingway Ken Burns and Lynn Novick provide readers of The Sun Also Rises with the opportunity to hear what other writers and critics have to say about Hemingway's portrayal of the post-World War I Lost Generation.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas
  • Include the novel and the PBS resource in a unit study of the post World War I period
Classroom Considerations
  • The resource is designed for readers who have finished the novel
  • The lesson comes with a warning that it "contains materials that may be sensitive for some students"
  • Preview that lesson to determine how to approach the anti-semitism with your classes
  • Carefully examine the teacher guide linked in the Included Materials section to determine if the resources are appropriate for your classroom
  • Subtitles are provided for the remarks of the Spanish speakers
  • Support materials include pre-viewing and post-viewing activities, as well as an exit ticket and extensions
  • Also included are support materials
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