The Scarlet Letter can prove to be a daunting read for many young readers. Increase student comprehension and engagement with this 20-page book of active reading notes for Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter.
Questions reflect a variety of depths of knowledge and understanding and differing styles to appeal to a wide section of students.
I have used and modified this assignment for several years and regularly use it with students in Junior-level American Literature. Students find this helps guide their reading by assisting them in identifying significant elements of the story and navigating Hawthorne's rhetoric.
For your convenience, a full key is included with suggestions for discussion points as you work with your students.