This includes a fully-filled-out TPCASTT form that I designed for my students' learning of poems. All you have to do is buy my blank TPCASTT form, and you are set to teach this poem to your students! No need to be afraid of teaching poetry any more!
A point-form look at six key literary theories including historical/biographical, formalist ("new criticism"), feminist, archetypal/mythological ("Jungian"), Freudian, and Marxist. Also includes guiding questions for each theory to help students
A simple worksheet that can apply to any grade level. The intent is to keep students actively involved in comparing a book and a movie, instead of goofing off during the movie. It will also provide them notes to reference back to for a report or
Included in this doc are 7 fantastic prompts for use with 1984--try them out as essays, in-class quickwrites, summative assessments, etc. Six are literary analysis-oriented; the other is a great exercise in reader response.
These 2 poems by Christopher Marlowe ("The Passionate Shepherd to His Love") and Sir Walter Raleigh ("The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd") provide a classic example of parody and the step-by-step comparison helps students remember the elements of
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An accurate analysis of this wonderful poem.30 slides dealing with metrical form, rethorical devices and style.My students love Tennyson now! If you need to change anything please contact me, I will be glad to help you.Please rate it!!thanksMariella
This curriculum was devised over the course of several years, and has been taught by me for at least ten years, in my Advanced Placement English Literature and Composition Course. The curriculum is approved by the College Board. It offers a
This lesson is based on Stephen King's short story "Survivor Type" from the book Skeleton Crew. The materials include both a PowerPoint presentation as well as a helpful instructional guide. Please note: First, download the Preview, which contains
This exercise is for use with undergraduate college students - generally non-English majors in Introduction to Lit. or Fiction. It provides a practice for them to test their comfort with literary theory in general before attempting to write a basic
Thirty-one discussion questions designed to guide students through a rich but very challenging novel.
The movie Capote offers invalubale insight in Truman Capote and his creation In Cold Blood. This viewing guide focuses on the global connections between the two texts. Using this guide gave the students a clear starting point for a robust
This quiz is suitable for high school or lower-division college, and includes objective items and essay. Includes items about the Beowulf text itself, and also about Old English and Germanic tribal culture.
A sheet with numerous definitions of plagiarism from various institutions for student and parent education. It is also a contract with student and parent regarding a common understanding of plagiarism and a commitment from both to avoid committing
This PDF word search activity is used as an activity with the mystery lesson plan and was created for 7 & 8th graders, however can be used for high schoolers as well and gives them a sense of what mystery writing is in a two day course that will
Life lesson will get us every time. That’s what this young girl discovers as she embarks on the journey of life—through all its ups and downs. Follow a teenage girl, who is filled with dreams of hope and being happy forever. She dreams of having the
Short, free response quiz covering basic characteristics and history of Kabuki theater. Covers key terms like "mie" and "hanamichi."
This is a power point presentation addressing the influences of modern artists on William Faulkner's novel A Light in August. In particular the presentation focuses on the similarities of cubism and the structure and themes in the novel.
Spanking Plato: The Classical Age The Classical Age is the opportunity to obtain Sets 1 and 2 of Spanking Plato at a reduced cost. Both are included in one unit: The Classical Age. Set 1 is the story of the Oracle of Delphi, known as Pythias, and
Learn about Magical Realism using 100 Years of Solitude as an excelent reference example. This PPT is 100% in Spanish. My class does not have time to read the entire novel; therefore, we read a chapter and took notes on Magical Realism. Then
Musing about man’s moral incertitude, Blaise Pascal sought deliverance from doubt in the insistent demands of the heart. Against all reliance on theology, dogmatic or philosophical, we recover our dignity and repossess our faith as true passion
Fiction is just one of the many venues for studying the humanities. This course is designed to explore the humanities by finding cultural identity in fiction. Until we are confronted with a different culture, it is often difficult to understand our
This is the Table of Contents for the novel The Unknown Americans. This file will assist you in organizing a lesson based on the topics of each chapter, since this information is not included in the novel itself.