Reading & Literature

Responding to Literature

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A flexible literature assignment promoting engagement with literature through personal response and group dialogue and critique. Courtesy of Lynn Michael Martin at the Curator. Download the documen... Read More

Literature Presentations

Author: Josh Nisley

A collection of PowerPoint presentations on major literary periods, works, and ideas.

Literature Workshop Template

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A template for planning and conducting a literature workshop. Download the document now or read it below. ... Read More

Wordsworth and Nature

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A reading journal prompt asking student to analyze and critically evaluate Wordsworth's understanding of nature. Download the document now or read it below. ... Read More

Poetry Point & Ponder

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A reading journal prompt asking students to notice and reflect on something significant from a piece of poetry. Download the document now or read it below. ... Read More

Sea Poems Journal Prompt

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A reading journal prompt on the Anglo-Saxon poem "The Seafarer" and other poems about the sea. Download the document now or read it below. ... Read More

“Tintern Abbey” Workshop Activities

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Two workshop activities on William Wordsworth's poem "Tintern Abbey." Download the document now or read it below. ... Read More

Literary Autobiography Project

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In this project students connect their lives to the literature that has shaped them. Works well as a capstone project in high school literature. Download the document now or read it below. ... Read More

Medieval Ballad and History Presentation

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An assignment prompt detailing two capstone projects for a unit on medieval literature: a medieval ballad composition and a history presentation. Download the document now or read it below. ... Read More

Creative Response to Romantic Poetry

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This assignment requires students to compose a creative response to a poem from the Romantic Age of English literature. Includes assignment description and grading rubric.