Pearl S. Buck
Lesson plans and teaching ideas for The Good Earth

The Writer's Almanac
Scroll down for biographical information on Pearl S. Buck.

The Good Earth
A variety of reading strategies, including an anticipation guide, a guided imagery activity, and vocabulary support. Adobe Reader required for access.

The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck
Discussion questions. Follow links to author biography and book excerpt.

The Good Earth
Background, chapter summaries, key quotations, more.

The Good Earth
These resources from Oprah's Book Club include discussion questions and an exploration of footbinding.

The Good Earth
A thorough unit plan including 12 days of lessons and handouts. Adobe Reader required for access.

The Good Earth and the China Research Paper
Designed for 8th grade, this unit plan guides students through the novel, biographical information about Pearl Buck, and the research process. Adobe Reader required for access.