Virginia Woolf
Lesson plans and Teaching Resources

| Orlando: A Biography | | Mrs. Dalloway | | A Room of One's Own | | "Shakespeare's Sister" | | To the Lighthouse | | Miscellaneous Stories |

Virginia Woolf - Only Surviving Recording of Her Voice
Part of a BBC radio broadcast from 1937. The talk was called "Craftsmanship." Among other things, she discusses the process of writing, the difficulties of finding words for new experiences, and the question of where the meaning of words reside.

Orlando: A Biography

Orlando by Virginia Woolf
E-text of the novel.

Orlando : Themes, Motifs, and Symbols
Simple analysis of some key ideas. Follow links to more analysis.

Mrs. Dalloway

Mrs. Dalloway
Online text in multiple formats.

Vocabulary from Mrs. Dalloway
On the "definitions" tab, each word is defined, a link to pronunciation is available, and the word is shown in current use. On the "Notes & Examples" tab, each word is defined and presented in context. On the "Words Only" tab, the list of all 215 words.

"A Room of One's Own"

"A Room of One's Own"
Online text in multiple formats, including ePub and Kindle.

"A Room of One's Own
Key quotations and explanation.

Virginia Woolf Study Questions
Questions for writing or discussion.

Virginia Woolf's "A Room of One's Own"
A list of 343 vocabulary words presented in context. Click on the word for its definition and synonyms.

"Shakespeare's Sister"

"Shakespeare's Sister"

To the Lighthouse

To the Lighthouse
Online text in multiple formats, including ePub and Kindle.

To the Lighthouse
A list of 8 book-club-style discussion questions and a useful "Read-Think-Talk" guided reading chart.

Miscellaneous Stories

"A Haunted House" and other short stories
Text of 18 stories, including "Kew Gardens."

"Kew Gardens"
Text of the story.