Literature Lesson Plans, Authors Camus-Chesnutt
Lesson plans and resources for teaching The Stranger .
The Monkey Bridge
by Lan Cao
6 discussion questions. Follow links to key quotations and other resources.
Resources for "A Christmas Carol" and In Cold Blood .
A collection of teaching resources for Carroll.
by Ben Carson
A list of 95 words drawn from the book. Click on the word for its definition and synonyms.
Lesson plans and teaching resources for "A Small, Good Thing", more.
"Growing Up" by Joyce Cary
Background, summary, extensive analysis, guiding questions, suggestions for responding to reading, and suggestions for different approaches to reading.
Biography, lesson plans, e-texts, and classroom activities for My Antonia , Song of the Lark , and selected short stories.
A Stillness at Appomatox
by Bruce Catton. Adobe Reader required for these resources.
Author biography, background information, character list, vocabulary words.
Segment I Worksheet
Students analyze characterization, work with context clues, and make predictions.
Segment II Worksheet
Students analyze the conditions during the march and their effects on the troops. They create semantic maps and make predictions.
Segment III Worksheet
Students identify causes and effects. They work with context clues and make predictions.
Segment IV Worksheet
Students visualize and draw a scene. They work with vocabulary and think beyond the novel.
Allusion Graphic Organizer
Students identify the meaning of specific allusions.
Imagery Graphic Organizer
Given a list of images, students identify a symbolic meaning for each.
Theme Graphic Organizer
Given a theme, students find events or behaviors that support it.
Whole-Novel Discussion and Activities
5 discussion questions and 5 post-reading activities.
Multiple Choice Test
Miguel de Cervantes
Biography, criticism, and e-texts, from the Internet Public Library.
Lesson plans to help students understand metaphor. Vocabulary, focus questions, additional links, classroom activities. These standards-based lessons can be used with or without the video available from DiscoverySchool.com.
by Miguel de Cervantes
How might students use storyboards to demonstrate and to extend their learning? Check the resources here. Students work with the hero's journey, vocabulary, creating a coat of arms, more. Note: Storyboard That helps sponsor this site.
A collection of teaching resources for The Canterbury Tales .
"Reunion" by John Cheever
Text of the story and 10 vocabulary words. 3 pages; Adobe Reader required.
Links to online texts, lesson plans, more.
Charles W. Chesnutt
On this page, a brief biography. Follow the links to teaching ideas for Uncle Julius stories, discussion questions, and archived support materials.
"The Doll" by Charles W. Chesnutt
Text of the story in both PDF and Google Docs format.