Literature Jigsaw Activities

by Josh Nisley

Jigsaw is a cooperative learning technique that works particularly well for analyzing and exploring the many facets of a good piece of literature. These activities were adapted for use in a high school literature classroom.

Items in the series Literature Jigsaw Activities:

Beowulf Jigsaw Activity
Publication Date:2022-02-04

A group exercise in which students identify and explore characteristics of Anglo-Saxon literature in Beowulf. Download the document now or Read More...

"The Open Boat" Jigsaw Activity
Publication Date:2022-02-04

A group exercise in which students explore characters and themes in Stephen Crane’s short story “The Open Boat.” Download the Read More...

To Kill a Mockingbird Jigsaw Activity
Publication Date:2022-02-04

A group exercise in which students explore literary elements in the opening chapters of Harper Lee’s novel To Kill a Read More...

"The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" Jigsaw Activity
Publication Date:2022-02-04

A group reading exercise in which students explore literary elements in Washington Irving’s short story “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.” Read More...

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