Here are 10 To Kill a Mockingbird pre-reading activities to prepare students for historical context, literary elements, and key themes. To Kill a Mockingbird pre-reading activities orient students’ imaginations. For many, a rural town in 1930’s Alabama is an alien… Read More »10 To Kill a Mockingbird Pre-reading Activities
Teaching To Kill a Mockingbird can be a rewarding experience, a Sisyphean slog to “get through,” or a disaster that leaves students confused or even upset. To have a successful unit, your instruction must be thoughtful, sensitive, organized, goal-driven, and engaging. … Read More »How to Teach To Kill a Mockingbird
With the debate raging over the value and impact of To Kill a Mockingbird, it is critical that teachers ask, “Should I teach To Kill a Mockingbird?” This post will examine both sides of the controversy in order to help… Read More »Should I teach To Kill a Mockingbird?
Teaching symbolism in To Kill a Mockingbird is one of the key reasons to include the novel in your course of study. Lee’s use of symbolism is simple, emphatic, and clear. Almost all of the symbolism in To Kill a… Read More »Teaching Symbolism in To Kill a Mockingbird
You may love Hansberry’s masterpiece A Raisin in the Sun, but how will you make your unit engage the students? Undoubtedly, the play is engaging, but here are some A Raisin in the Sun activities that will get students considering,… Read More »10 Engaging A Raisin in the Sun Activities
A Raisin in the Sun discussion questions force students to slow down and think critically about the drama and its themes. Here are 3 sets of open-ended A Raisin in the Sun questions for use in cooperative groups or Socratic… Read More »A RAISIN IN THE SUN Discussion Questions
Anthem reading quizzes: 1 Anthem reading quiz chapter 1 Which choice identifies the narration (telling) of Anthem? Equality is writing a journal. It is a report from The Council of Elders. Unknown, third-person narrator. Brotherhood is telling a group of children… Read More »Anthem Reading Quizzes