Frank McCourt
Lesson plans for Angela's Ashes , Teacher Man

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Biography and Background

Frank McCourt on Angela's Ashes
NPR interview.

Frank McCourt talks about excuse notes
In this audio file, McCourt describes how student writing generated creative writing prompts.

McCourt Goes Back to School in Teacher Man
NPR interview.

World Book Club
Scroll down to a 2006 BBC interview with McCourt, who discusses Angela's Ashes .

Lesson plans and teaching materials

Angela's Ashes
Summary, criticism, and 9 discussion questions.

Angela's Ashes vocabulary
Words are divided by chapters and presented in context with definition. Click on a word for pronunciation, examples of recent use, more.

Angela's Ashes , Worksheet 1 and Worksheet 2
Designed to accompany the movie.

Teacher Man
Summary and 6 discussion questions.