This three page worksheet contains 15 questions which focus on a specific aspect of the memoir: symbol, simile, motif, theme, etc. Students must use direct lines/quotes from the book to respond to the questions.
I generally use this sheet after
This comprehensive Macbeth essay prompt asks the students to focus deeply on multiple instances in the play where deception played a role. Included are the essay prompt, specific writing instructions, and a student sample essay.
This worksheet contains six questions relating to Part I of The Glass Castle. All questions require students to return to the text and provide direct quotes or lines from the text for their responses. Most questions focus on the disparity between
This creative assignment asks students to create a poem from the text. Working in groups and using only words, phrases and quotes from the novel, the students construct a poem about either Nurse Ratched or McMurphy.
Two sample poems are included.
A great activity to use when studying any Steinbeck work. Students will understand Steinbeck's passion for writing by modeling the words in his acceptance speech using a hobby, sport, club, or career they are passionate about.
Includes a student
These three separate worksheets asks students to identify conflicts, themes, and characterization within the first section of the novel. They must provide specific quotes/examples from the novel for support.
This creative assignment asks students to select a song from the 1960s and connect it to the novel. It serves as a great culminating activity where students must demonstrate their understanding of a specific character within the book. A sample
This 15 question comprehensive study guide takes students scene-by-scene through Act I. They must use their Macbeth text to respond to each close reading question. Characterization, irony, metaphor and setting are emphasized.
This activity asks students to explore the multiple allusions that are evident within the novel. Students are given a list of 25 allusions and the page numbers in which they appear. They must gather information online about the allusions and
This 10 question worksheet helps students focus on the important characters and situations in the opening pages of the book (pages 9-27). Students must use their books in order to accurately respond to the questions.
This sheet contains numerous sentences from each act of the play. Within each sentence, specific challenging words are underlined. Students are instructed to define the underlined word(s) within each sentence in order to further their understanding