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
These A Raisin in the Sun multiple choice questions check comprehension only. I made one quiz for each act of the play and a reading check for the entire play. A unit test for A Raisin in the Sun (addressing… Read More »A RAISIN IN THE SUN Multiple Choice Questions
You may love Hansberry’s masterpiece A Raisin in the Sun, but how will you engage the students? Undoubtedly, the play is engaging, but here are some A Raisin in the Sun activities that will get students considering, analyzing, discussing, creating,… 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
Controversial literature is always a challenge. Should we avoid using a text in the classroom because we feel that the inclusion serves to endorse its messages? In this case, we are asking, “Should I teach Anthem by Ayn Rand?” What should… Read More »Should I teach ANTHEM by Ayn Rand?