Prime your class for engagement and achievement with The Great Gatsby pre-reading activities. Even advanced students benefit from an insightful introduction when starting an unfamiliar text. Select the pre-reading lessons / worksheets that best align to your instructional goals. Overview: The Great Gatsby Pre-reading Activities… Read More »10 Pre-reading Activities for THE GREAT GATSBY
Give students a helpful preview and prepare them for the key ideas and elements. The Great Gatsby Introduction PowerPoint contains 35 slides introducing the story elements, historical context, theme subjects, and Fitzgerald’s style. Presentation options: Get the editable file that comes… Read More »Introduction PowerPoint for THE GREAT GATSBY
Each statement in The Great Gatsby Anticipation Guide correlates to a major theme in the novel. There are ten prompts on this one-page handout (PDF). Read on for more pre-reading questions and activities. Options: Open and save The Great Gatsby… Read More »Anticipation Guide for THE GREAT GATSBY
Lorraine Hansberry’s masterpiece A Raisin in the Sun engages students as much as any text I have ever taught. Nevertheless, it pays dividends to introduce the play thoughtfully and thoroughly. Here are my favorite A Raisin in the Sun pre-reading activities,… Read More »A RAISIN IN THE SUN Pre-reading Activities
This A Raisin in the Sun Introduction PowerPoint supports students by providing background, previewing the drama, and introducing learning goals. Use the content warning slide to express your expectations for discussions of sensitive topics. A Raisin in the Sun PowerPoint… Read More »A RAISIN IN THE SUN Introduction PowerPoint
Even advanced students benefit from introduction lessons. Here are 12 Brave New World pre-reading activities to get students thinking before they enter Aldous Huxley’s disturbing dystopia.
Before Huxley’s soul-crushing dystopia envelops your students, prepare them with this Brave New World Introduction PowerPoint.
This Brave New World anticipation guide prepares students to engage with the novel’s most important topics and themes. Get students questioning and expressing their own views on progress, solitude, freedom of thought, consumerism, and equality before exploring Huxley’s ideas. This… Read More »Brave New World Anticipation Guide