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    • Thumb image for The "Secret Society" and Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby"Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

      The "Secret Society" and Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby"

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: Literature, English-Language Arts, History-Social Science
      In this lesson, from EDSITEment, students explore the nature of the "secret society" implied in "The Great Gatsby" through a clo...
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      The Impact of a Poem's Line Breaks: Enjambment and Gwendolyn Brooks' "We Real Cool"

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: Literature, English-Language Arts
      In this EDSITEment lesson, students closely analyze line breaks and the effect of enjambment in Gwendolyn Brooks' poem, "We Real...
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      Death in Poetry: A. E. Housman's "To an Athlete Dying Young" and Dylan Thomas' "Do Not Go Gentle int

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: Literature, English-Language Arts
      In this EDSITEment lesson, students study poems about death, including A. E. Housman's "To an Athlete Dying Young" and Dylan Tho...
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      Faulkner's "As I Lay Dying": Crossing the River

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: Literature, English-Language Arts, History-Social Science, Geography
      This lesson, one of a multi-part unit from EDSITEment, introduces students to William Faulkner's novel "As I Lay Dying." Student...
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      Walt Whitman as a Model Poet: "I Hear My School Singing"

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: Literature, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students use Walt Whitman's list poem "I Hear America Singing" as the inspiration to critically r...
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    • Thumb image for Analyzing Poetic Devices: Robert Hayden's "Those Winter Sundays" and Theodore Roethke's "My Papa's WResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Analyzing Poetic Devices: Robert Hayden's "Those Winter Sundays" and Theodore Roethke's "My Papa's W

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: Literature, English-Language Arts
      In this EDSITEment lesson, students study the content and form of two poems about father-son relationships: Robert Hayden's "Tho...
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    • Thumb image for Exploring Irony in the Conclusion of "All Quiet on the Western Front"Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Exploring Irony in the Conclusion of "All Quiet on the Western Front"

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: Literature, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students examine the situational irony at the end of Erich Maria Remarque's "All Quiet on the Wes...
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    • Thumb image for William Faulkner's "The Sound and the Fury": Narrating the Compson Family Decline and the Changing SouthResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      William Faulkner's "The Sound and the Fury": Narrating the Compson Family Decline and the Changing South

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: United States History, Literary Analysis, English-Language Arts, History-Social Science
      In this unit of four lessons, from EDSITEment, students examine narrative structure and time, narrative voice/point of view, and...
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    • Thumb image for From Courage to Freedom: Frederick Douglass's 1845 AutobiographyResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      From Courage to Freedom: Frederick Douglass's 1845 Autobiography

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: United States History, Literature, English-Language Arts, History-Social Science
      In this EDSITEment unit of three lessons, students read Frederick Douglass's 1845 slave narrative, "Narrative of the Life of Fre...
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    • Thumb image for Analyzing Character in <em>Hamlet</em> through EpitaphsResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Analyzing Character in <em>Hamlet</em> through Epitaphs

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: Literary Analysis, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      Students create epitaphs for characters from a tragedy, such as Hamlet.
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    • Thumb image for Analyzing Symbolism, Plot, and Theme in "Death and the Miser"Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Analyzing Symbolism, Plot, and Theme in "Death and the Miser"

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: Literature, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, History-Social Science, Visual Arts
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students apply analytical skills to an exploration of the early Renaissance painting "Death and t...
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    • Thumb image for Flannery O'Connor's "A Good Man is Hard to Find": Who's the Real Misfit?Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Flannery O'Connor's "A Good Man is Hard to Find": Who's the Real Misfit?

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: United States History, Literature, English-Language Arts, History-Social Science
      In this EDSITEment lesson, students explore and challenge dichotomies (such as black and white, good and evil, faith and doubt) ...
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      Analyzing the Purpose and Meaning of Political Cartoons

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, History-Social Science
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, high school students learn to evaluate political cartoons for their meaning, message, and p...
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      "You Kiss by the Book": Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: Literature, English-Language Arts, Visual Arts, Theatre
      This lesson, from EDSITEment, complements study of plot and characterization in "Romeo and Juliet" by focusing on Shakespeare's ...
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      Developing Characterization in Raymond Carver's "A Small, Good Thing"

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: Literature, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students use a literary graphic organizer to analyze the three major characters in Raymond Carver...
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      Shakespeare's "Othello" and the Power of Language

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: Literature, English-Language Arts, History-Social Science, Visual Arts, Theatre
      This lesson, from EDSITEment, contains seven activities for students to explore the linguistic ingenuity of Iago's rhetoric in S...
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      Weaving the Old into the New: Pairing "The Odyssey" with Contemporary Works

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: Literature, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      In this ReadWritethink lesson, students read both "The Odyssey" and the contemporary epic "Running Out of Summer" and compare an...
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      Uncivil Civilization in "The Hairy Ape"

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: Literature, English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, World History and 3 additional..
      This lesson, one of a multi-part unit from ARTSEDGE, explores the ways Eugene O'Neill's play "The Hairy Ape" portrays a world in...
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      Decoding "The Matrix": Exploring Dystopian Characteristics Through Film

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: Literature, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Visual Arts
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students are introduced to the definition and characteristics of a dystopian work by watching vid...
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    • Thumb image for Analyzing and Comparing Medieval and Modern BalladsResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Analyzing and Comparing Medieval and Modern Ballads

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: Literature, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students explore the genre of ballads by first reading several medieval ballads to deduce t...
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