Resources for teaching high school poetry.
Resources include: Poetry Diagnostic
Types of Poetry
Test Poems covered include: Charge of the Light Brigade by Alfred, Lord Tennyson
Requiem by Robert Louis Stevenson
The Odyssey by Homer
Students will read, discuss, and give written responses and illustrated interpretations to Zora Neale Hurston's novel Their Eyes Were Watching God. Analysis of the novel will focus on the major themes: journey of self-discovery; cultural identity and pride; love in marriage; and exploitation and racism within an oppressed group. In drawing on the themes, students will also consider personal, social, and societal connections to the novel.
This course is intended to prepare high school sophomores for continued study in college preparatory work, often AP English Language or Literature. The course can be taught over one year on a 7-8 period day or one semester on a 4-period day (for which it was originally intended).
This course includes: Antigone
Short Story Writing
Outside Reading Projects
A Separate Peach
Resources for teaching Romeo and Juliet to 9th graders.
These resources include: Anticipation Guides
Figurative Language Exercises