RELATED READINGS: IN CONTEXT
COMPLETE SET: 4 reproducible activity books
By Judy Wilburn Hill. Provide students with fresh insights into the historical context of classic literary works through the readings and activities in these books. In addition to information that places each work in its historical setting, the books also include things like contemporaneous reviews; excerpts from letters or journals written by the author, a variety of articles (e.g., scientific ones that inform the content in Frankenstein, and ones on the controversy surrounding Huckleberry Finn); examples of poetry, art, and multimedia inspired by the works; and more. Activities include discussion questions that can double as writing assignments, essay questions, vocabulary exercises, and a variety of extensions that involve tasks such as research, creative writing, classroom presentations, role plays, art projects, and reviewing film adaptations of the works. Grades 9 and up. Answer keys. Spiralbound. 8½" x 11". Teacher’s Discovery. Approximately 120 pages each. ©2017.