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This study material accompanies the information on the A&E Channel’s website “Charles Dickens Biography,” which you can preview at tinyurl.com/o5p53qy.This 8-page printable packet includes . . . • a Note to Teachers with ideas about how to
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Informational Text
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Webquests
$3.00
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In this webquest, students use research skills to uncover interesting facts about the life and works of Agatha Christie, the queen of mystery literature. This 4-page, printable activity presents a brief introduction about Agatha Christie's
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Informational Text
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Printables, Webquests
$3.25
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Incorrigible Henry Higgins meets irrepressible Liza Doolittle in MY FAIR LADY, an all-time favorite musical and Oscar winner based on George Bernard Shaw’s PYGMALION. Students will be captivated with Professor Higgins’ attempts to turn flower
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Drama, Literature
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Study Guides, Worksheets, Activities
$18.00
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Starring Charlton Heston, Jason Robards, and John Gielgud, this version of Shakespeare's JULIUS CAESAR remains almost completely true to the original script. Viewing the movie allows students to see and hear—rather than just to read—many elements of
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Drama, Literature
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Study Guides, Printables, Movie Guides
$18.00
11 ratings
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Themes of nostalgia, family love, and following your dreams— the film FIELD OF DREAMS has them all--with a baseball setting. Join Kevin Costner as he listens to his heart (and to unknown voices), builds a baseball field on his Iowa farm, then “goes
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Drama, Literature
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Homeschool
Types:
Study Guides, Printables
CCSS:
L.8.4, L.8.4a, L.9-10.4, L.9-10.4a, L.11-12.4, L.11-12.4a, CCRA.W.3, CCRA.W.6, CCRA.W.7, CCRA.W.8, CCRA.W.9...
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Bring Shakespeare’s humor to your classroom with the film adaptation of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM. Students will enjoy and learn from the 1999 film featuring Kevin Kline as Bottom, Michelle Pfeiffer and Rupert Everett as Titania and Oberon,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Visual Arts, Literature
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Study Guides, Printables, Movie Guides
$15.00
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Told from the point of view of young Scout Finch, the film TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD centers on many themes, including . . . • racism and injustice • mysteries of childhood • family life • dealing with the handicapped • developing more mature
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Drama, Literature
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Study Guides, Printables, Movie Guides
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“A Case of Identity”--Sherlock Holmes Close Reading Study Guide is ready so your students can enjoy a trip to Holmes’s flat at 221B Baker Street, London. Here’s what you’ll find in your 32-page reproducible guide: • introductory information about
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
Study Guides, Worksheets, Printables
CCSS:
RL.6.1, RL.6.3, RL.6.10, RL.7.1, RL.7.3, RL.7.10, RL.8.1, RL.8.3, RL.8.10, RL.11-12.1, RL.11-12.3...
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Use this activity to foster critical thinking and creative thinking in your students...and help them get to know Mark Twain better. This 5-page printable activity . . . • First, students read of the fame that MARK TWAIN has achieved not only from
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Critical Thinking, Literature
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$3.00
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“The Boscombe Valley Mystery"--Sherlock Holmes Close Reading Study Guide is ready so your students can enjoy a trip to Holmes’s flat at 221B Baker Street, London. Here’s what you’ll find in your 32-page reproducible guide: • introductory
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Close Reading
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Study Guides, Worksheets, Printables
CCSS:
RL.8.1, RL.8.3, RL.8.10, RL.9-10.1, RL.9-10.3, RL.9-10.9, RL.9-10.10, RI.11-12.1, RI.11-12.3, RI.11-12.9, RI.11-12.10...
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In Agatha Christie's MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS, master sleuth HERCULE POIROT must determine “whodunit” while on a 1930s journey aboard the world’s most opulent train. Parallels to the Lindbergh baby kidnapping case abound. They offer you a
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Visual Arts, Literature
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Study Guides, Printables
$14.00
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By Class Act Press
“The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor”--Sherlock Holmes Close Reading Study Guide is ready so your students can enjoy a trip to Holmes’s flat at 221B Baker Street, London. Here’s what you’ll find in your 32-page reproducible
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Study Guides, Worksheets, Printables
CCSS:
RL.6.1, RL.6.3, RL.6.10, RL.7.1, RL.7.3, RL.7.10, RL.8.1, RL.8.3, RL.8.10, RL.9-10.1, RL.9-10.3...
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Let students have some literature fun when they study allusion, irony, and symbolism in this resource. What’s In a Name? introduces students to the way authors use allusion, irony, and symbolism in choosing characters’ names, then presents the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Vocabulary, Literature
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$3.00
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Students learn of the fascinating life of Alfred Nobel and the famous American Nobel Prize winners in Literature. This 12-page activity . . . • introduces students to Alfred Nobel and the Nobel Prize, and provides a comprehension sheet with
Subjects:
English Language Arts, World History, Literature
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$4.00
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Students combine literature fun with history fun and research skills when they use this webquest to study the fascinating life of O. Henry. Included in this 7-page printable are . . . • a 2-page introduction with ideas for teachers and additional
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Short Stories
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Printables, Webquests
$5.00
3 ratings
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By Class Act Press
The film DEATH ON THE NILE, an adaptation of Agatha Christie's novel, centers on murders that take place on a pleasure cruise ferrying wealthy passengers up the Nile River. Almost any of the travelers could be the killer (or killers?), and Agatha
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Visual Arts, Literature
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Study Guides, Worksheets, Printables
CCSS:
W.8.1, W.8.1b, W.8.2, W.8.7, W.8.10, W.9-10.1, W.9-10.2, W.9-10.7, W.9-10.10, W.11-12.1, W.11-12.2...
$10.00
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Students hone research skills to uncover interesting facts about every day in September. This 9-page, printable activity presents two questions about events that happened on each day in September. The first question involves someone or something
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Social Studies - History, Literature
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Printables, Webquests
$5.00
2 ratings
3.8
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Students use supplement their appreciation and understanding of Shakespeare’s life and works using either Internet (webquest) or print sources. Note: This is the same set of questions used in Beloved Bard: More on Shakespeare’s Life and Works, but
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Poetry
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Study Guides, Printables, Task Cards
$4.00
2 ratings
3.9
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If students were assigned to read Bernard Malamud’s 1952 novel “THE NATURAL” and they also watched the 1984 movie of the same name, use this test to be sure they completed both assignments. This 33-item test asks students to identify if an incident
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Printables
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Students have literature fun when you introduce them to the literary device pseudonyms. This 5-page printable resource presents . . . • an introduction to pseudonyms • explanations about why people in various professions use pseudonyms • an
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
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• Ticket to Write: Writing Skills for Success (Pearson, 2012) (co-author) • The Only Grammar and Style Workbook You'll Ever Need: A One-Stop Practice and Exercise Book for Perfect Writing (Adams Media Corporation, 2012) • Henderson (Arcadia Publishers, 2008) • The Everything Grammar and Style Book: All the Rules You Need to Know to Master Great Writing (2nd ed.) (Adams Media Corporation, 2008) • Expanding Horizons: Short Readings and Images from Unusual Topics (Penguin Academic Series, Pearson Longman, 2006) • The Only Grammar Book You’ll Ever Need (Adams Media Corporation, 2003) • 10 study guides for Masterpiece Theatre and other PBS productions • 19 study guides for various films

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