Literature

The Pearl Notes & Questions

Contributor: Kendall Myers | File type : Teaching Material

This document supports the teaching of The Pearl by John Steinbeck with chapter-specific notes and discussion questions. Download the document now or read it below. ... Read More

Ivan Ilyich Notes & Questions

Contributor: Kendall Myers | File type : Teaching Material

This document supports the teaching of The Death of Ivan Ilyich by Leo Tolstoy with chapter-specific notes and discussion questions. Download the document now or read it below. ... Read More

Blood Brothers Notes & Questions

Contributor: Kendall Myers | File type : Teaching Material

This document supports the teaching of Blood Brothers by Elias Chacour with chapter-specific notes and discussion questions. Download the document now or read it below. ... Read More

Pre-Reading 101: Strategies to Get Your Students Ready for the Story

Contributor: Sharon Yoder | Length : 10 | File type : Video

Many teachers lean heavily on post-reading questions to enable students to evaluate literature. Too often, suggests Sharon, we skip over pre-reading exercises. She shares pre-reading activities that p... Read More

Why Teach Pilgrim’s Progress

Contributor: Carol Burkholder | Length : 57 | File type : Audio

Geared toward middle school and high school, this session examines reasons for and methods of teaching Pilgrim’s Progress.

Comprehensive Study Guide for Amos Fortune: Free Man

Contributor: Jonas Sauder | File type : Teaching Material

These questions, comments and suggested activities can stimulate deep engagement with the story of Amos Fortune’s life in a way that cultivates insight and wisdom. The questions follow the story pa... Read More

Positive and Negative Examples in Literature

Contributor: Edward Lake | File type : Article

When reading novels authors present readers with two distinct types of characters: Positive examples and negative examples. Both are useful for character development and moral instruction. Positive e... Read More

Journal Cover Template

Contributor: Louisa Friesen | File type : Teaching Material

Louisa created this template to serve as the cover for students' Pilgrim's Progress journals. Download this document now or read it below. ... Read More

Journal Chapter 1

Contributor: Louisa Friesen | File type : Teaching Material

In these journal prompts, students reflect on their own experience of God's grace as well as their encounters with the Slough of Despond. Download this document now or read it below. ... Read More

Journal Chapter 2

Contributor: Louisa Friesen | File type : Teaching Material

These journal prompts ask students to compare their experiences with Christian's adventures in asking God for wisdom. Download this document now or read it below. ... Read More