This is an activity designed for High School Honors level students. It sets up a premise that Lewis Carroll's Alice In Wonderland is an allegory for growing up, and asks the students to analyze the characters, settings and events of the novel in
This is a complete unit for Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockinbird. It includes background notes (completed and blank for students), vocabulary lists, reading check quizzes, reading / study questions, activities, writing assignments, group work, two
This is a pre-reading activity for William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet intended to get students thinking about the idea of relationships and the influence that their parents do -- or should-- have on them. Students complete a survey about their
A group project that focuses on creating a campaign for one of the main characters of Julius Caesar. Incorporates writing skills, presentation skills, creativity and knowledge of the work. A great, creative final evaluation of the play!
This is a unit on Elie Weisel's Night. It consists of skeleton note sheets (one to transfer onto an overhead, the other for the students to fill out), two vocabulary lists with quizzes, a literary device worksheet, a class activity and a final test.
A unit on Of Mice and Men. Includes three vocabulary lists, two vocabulary quizzes, background notes, a skeleton outline of those notes for students to complete, a worksheet on literary devices and a defined list of idioms as used in the book.
A full teaching unit on A Christmas Carol. Includes background notes, vocabulary (lists and quizzes), study questions, group work, allegory work (and answers), a final test and answer sheet and a final project.
This unit is designed for an Honors level class, although it can be easily modified for other levels.
Vocabulary lists and quizzes
Literary device worksheet
Qualities of the tragic hero worksheet and activity
Moral dilemma discussion