AP Literature courses: introduction to elements of fiction through a short story bootcamp. Includes instructions, assignments, schedule (with room to add due dates), and grading rubrics. PowerPoints/handouts/worksheets for each unit available upon
This is a comprehensive study guide for the Prologue to the Canterbury Tales and the Pardoner's Tale. The prologue is divided by each character on the journey, and it is organized in the order in which the characters appear. There are also several
A collection of handouts, introductory Powerpoints on literary elements, and worksheets/study guides for the AP Lit Short Story Boot Camp assignment (see my store). There are 29 files associated with this unit, some of which you may opt to either
A completed Major Works Data Sheet for Frankenstein, which is useful as a review before the AP Literature and Composition exam. Includes major characters, plot summary, key quotations, and a long list of themes.
This unit is geared towards Advanced Placement Literature students. It focuses on the elements of poetry (structure, figurative language, etc.) with individual assignments, culminating in a final product that will help prepare students for delving
This assignment asks students to take satirical stories ("A Modest Proposal," etc.) and adapt them into children's stories. Please note that specific works are not suggested on the assignment, allowing for teacher selection based on the particular
This assignment is one that can be adapted to any novel you teach in AP Literature. The assignment divides novels into separate parts focusing on elements of plot, asking students to look both at quotations and diction in context of the particular
This is an AP Literature or Pre-AP assignment that asks students to analyze both symbols and themes throughout the novel (3 different sections) as well as consider the diction Holden Caulfield uses. A grading rubric is available upon request. It
This is an assignment for students to do in class in groups using the textbook excerpt (works with Prentice Hall, Holt/Rhinehart, and McDougal excerpts--these are the only textbooks we have; this may work with other excerpts). There are 14 questions
This project focuses on pirates for a high school setting. This particular project is used in a North Carolina Literature and History course, however, the project is easily adaptable for piracy in general. It is a multi-day, multimedia project
Attached is a project on Beowulf that allows for various products demonstrating student learning. Activities include written, creative, artistic, and technological components. A grading rubric is also included.