The Yellow Wallpaper Worksheets, Handouts, Activities

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9th - 12th
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If you're teaching Charlotte Perkins Gilman's short story, "The Yellow Wallpaper," this bundle will get your students thinking, writing, and creating! With more than 50 pages, this bundle includes:

• Close-reading passages with questions
• 44 task cards with critical thinking questions that can be used for quizzes, bell-ringers, exit slips, or group activities
• Character medical evaluation chart - Diagnose the narrator!
• Creative mixed media project with student samples
• Pre-reading activities with related nonfiction
• Paired poetry activity using an Emily Dickinson's poem
• Socratic Seminar questions, lesson plan, and student evaluation
• A copy of the short story, "The Yellow Wallpaper," nicely formatted
• "Why I Wrote 'The Yellow Wallpaper'" article and questions
• Dr. Weir Mitchell and the rest cure reading and activity
• Passage analysis essay prompt
• And more!

Files are organized in folders to make locating materials easier. These activities were used in upper-level classes, but can be adapted to fit the needs of your students.

This short story works as great pre-reading for Jane Eyre or A Doll's House. Check out those unit bundles here!
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Total Pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts, using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence.
Analyze the impact of the author’s choices regarding how to develop and relate elements of a story or drama (e.g., where a story is set, how the action is ordered, how the characters are introduced and developed).
Determine two or more themes or central ideas of a text and analyze their development over the course of the text, including how they interact and build on one another to produce a complex account; provide an objective summary of the text.
Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text, including determining where the text leaves matters uncertain.


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