"Young Goodman Brown" by Nathaniel Hawthorne
Lesson plans and teaching resources

Analyzing "Young Goodman Brown"
18 questions for discussion and analysis. 2 pages; Adobe Reader required.

Learning Activities Related to "Young Goodman Brown" and Early New England Gravestones
These activities focus on the symbols found on Puritan gravestones and in the story.

Reading Questions for "Young Goodman Brown"
Academic vocabulary, background questions, reading questions, key quotations.

Symbolism in "Young Goodman Brown"
Symbols listed and explained.

"Young Goodman Brown"
Plot summary, themes, symbols, more.

"Young Goodman Brown" Study Guide
Key quotations with emphasis on irony.

"Young Goodman Brown" Teacher's Guide
Emphasis on allegory and symbolism, sample essay outline, related links.

"Young Goodman Brown"
Lesson plan with handouts to assist in close reading and annotation, analytical questions, and writing an analytical essay. Adobe Reader required for handouts.

"Young Goodman Brown"
Lesson plan with focus on symbolism and imagery.

"Young Goodman Brown"
Summary, background, analysis, and critical commentary.

"Young Goodman Brown"
How might students use storyboards to demonstrate and to extend their learning? Check the resources here. Students work with vocabulary, word choice and tone, allegory and symbols, more. Note: Storyboard That helps sponsor this site.

"Young Goodman Brown"
Text of the story.

"Young Goodman Brown" Discussion Questions
A handout with three sets of 4 questions for postreading discussion in small groups. One page; word processor required.

"Young Goodman Brown" Discussion Questions
Six discussion questions.

"Ethan Brand" Discussion Questions
Students compare/contrast this story with "Young Goodman Brown."

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