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Downloadable text of the novella in multiple formats, including EPUB and Kindle.
This lesson plan focuses on symbolism. It includes vocabulary, standards, and a plan for evaluation. Click on "View discussion questions" and "Watch a video clip" under the graphic of the video. A video is available but is not essential to the lesson.
A variety of reading strategies for this book, including a directed reading-thinking activity, a problematic situation, and a vocabulary activity. Adobe Reader required to access parts.
by Franz Kafka
Eight activities to help students understand the symbolism, setting, and characterization in the novella.
Three sets of questions to help students analyze Kafka's work.
The Kafka Project
Online texts of Kafka's works.
Study Guide for
A generous collection of resources, including active reading, graphic organizers, and vocabulary. This document requires Adobe Reader for access.
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