When it comes to beautiful writing, rich vocabulary, and incredibly vivid figurative language, it doesn't get better than Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings and her beloved classic "The Yearling". Getting your students involved in the story may prove a little tricky based on the dynamic of your classroom and personalities of your students. However, you will not find a better novel than "The Yearling" to explore literary devices and engage in complex conversations about theme, metaphor, imagery, and symbolism. In addition, this novel raises thought-provoking questions about the beauty of nature vs. the use of nature, appreciating and respecting nature, and the roles of animals and humans within nature. This novel is an excellent conversation starter, and an incredible example to inspire your students in creative writing and poetry. There are also many opportunities for cross-curricular studies & nonfiction reading pairings with this novel, from the Great Depression to wildlife magazine articles!
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-20 question quiz ch. 10-15 (matching, multiple choice, true/false)