Famous Authors Lesson Plans & Teaching Resources

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  • Average Lesson Length: 8 min
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    Jane Austen Lesson Plan
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    Jane Austen Lesson Plan

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This teacher resource course is for English teachers who need to plan lessons about famous authors. These supplemental lesson plans outlines help you design fully dimensional and engaging lessons on major literary authors, such as Vonnegut, Orwell, Poe, Dickens and Steinbeck.
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11 chapters in Famous Authors Lesson Plans & Teaching Resources

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Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - Oliver Twist Lesson Plan
Lesson 2 - Oliver Twist: Plot and Characters in Dickens' Social Novel Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1288].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1288].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - A Christmas Carol Lesson Plan
Lesson 4 - A Christmas Carol: Summary & Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8962].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8962].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Characters in A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9025].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9025].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - David Copperfield Novel Lesson Plan
Lesson 7 - David Copperfield: Dickens' Bildungsroman Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1287].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1287].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - David Copperfield: Character Analysis & Overview Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8955].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8955].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Charles Dickens Lesson Plan
Lesson 10 - Introduction to Charles Dickens: Works, Style, and Influence Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1284].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1284].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - The Old Curiosity Shop Lesson Plan
Lesson 12 - The Old Curiosity Shop by Charles Dickens: Summary & Overview Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8983].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8983].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - Ebenezer Scrooge Lesson Plan
Lesson 14 - Scrooge in A Christmas Carol Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[201547].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[201547].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 15 - The Pickwick Papers Lesson Plan
Lesson 16 - The Pickwick Papers by Dickens: Summary & Overview Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8982].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8982].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 17 - The Mystery of Edwin Drood Lesson Plan
Lesson 18 - The Mystery of Edwin Drood Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[260161].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[260161].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 19 - A Christmas Carol Pre-Reading Activities
Lesson 20 - Hard Times by Charles Dickens Lesson Plan
Lesson 21 - Hard Times by Charles Dickens: Summary & Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8998].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8998].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - The Raven Lesson Plan
Lesson 2 - The Raven Comprehension Questions
Lesson 3 - The Raven Discussion Questions
Lesson 4 - Edgar Allan Poe's The Raven: Summary and Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2295].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2295].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - The Tell-Tale Heart Lesson Plan
Lesson 6 - The Tell-Tale Heart Discussion Questions
Lesson 7 - The Tell-Tale Heart Essay Questions
Lesson 8 - Poe's The Tell-Tale Heart: Summary, Themes & Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54408].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54408].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - The Fall of the House of Usher Lesson Plan
Lesson 10 - Poe's The Fall of the House of Usher: Summary and Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2294].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2294].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Annabel Lee Lesson Plan
Lesson 12 - Annabel Lee by Edgar Allan Poe: Summary, Analysis & Theme Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11189].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11189].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - The Masque of the Red Death Lesson Plan
Lesson 14 - The Masque of the Red Death by Edgar Allan Poe: Summary, Symbolism & Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11177].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11177].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 15 - The Cask of Amontillado Lesson Plan
Lesson 16 - Poe's The Cask of Amontillado: Summary and Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2293].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2293].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 17 - Edgar Allan Poe Lesson Plan for High School
Lesson 18 - Edgar Allan Poe: Biography, Works, and Style Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2292].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2292].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 19 - Poe's The Raven Activities
Lesson 20 - Edgar Allan Poe Projects for Students
Lesson 21 - The Raven Lesson Plan for Elementary School
Lesson 22 - Edgar Allan Poe's The Raven: Lesson for Kids Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[391379].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[391379].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 23 - Poe's Unity of Effect Lesson Plan
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(4, 11)}}
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - Mark Twain Lesson Plan
Lesson 2 - Mark Twain: Biography, Works, and Style as a Regionalist Writer Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2309].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2309].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Mark Twain Activities
Lesson 4 - Mark Twain Lesson Plan for Elementary School
Lesson 5 - Mark Twain Activities for Kids
Lesson 6 - Tom Sawyer Lesson Plan
Lesson 7 - The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain: Summary, Characters & Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11167].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11167].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Tom Sawyer Activities & Games
Lesson 9 - Huckleberry Finn Lesson Plan
Lesson 10 - The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: Plot Summary and Characters Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2310].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2310].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - The Prince and the Pauper by Mark Twain Lesson Plan
Lesson 12 - Twain's The War Prayer Lesson Plan
Lesson 13 - Mark Twain's The War Prayer Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[260209].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[260209].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - A Ghost Story by Mark Twain Lesson Plan
Lesson 15 - Mark Twain's A Ghost Story: Summary & Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[333171].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[333171].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 16 - Mark Twain's Satire Lesson Plan
Lesson 17 - Mark Twain Epigrams Lesson Plan
Lesson 18 - Mark Twain Epigrams: Analysis & Meaning Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[333157].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[333157].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - East of Eden Lesson Plan
Lesson 2 - East of Eden: Themes & Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22357].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22357].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - East of Eden: Summary & Characters Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22340].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22340].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Of Mice and Men Lesson Plan
Lesson 5 - Of Mice and Men: Summary and Analysis of Steinbeck's Style Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2330].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2330].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Of Mice & Men Essential Questions
Lesson 7 - Johnny Bear by John Steinbeck Lesson Plan
Lesson 8 - Johnny Bear by John Steinbeck: Summary & Themes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224779].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224779].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - The Pearl Pre-Reading Activities
Lesson 10 - John Steinbeck Lesson Plan
Lesson 11 - John Steinbeck: Biography, Quotes & Facts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[343149].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[343149].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(7, 11)}}
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - George Orwell Lesson Plan
Lesson 2 - George Orwell: Biography, Books & Facts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21488].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21488].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Animal Farm Lesson Plan
Lesson 4 - Animal Farm: Plot Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[70698].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[70698].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - 1984 Lesson Plan
Lesson 6 - 1984 as a Dystopia Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65029].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65029].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Themes in 1984 Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65020].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65020].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - 1984 Newspeak Lesson Plan
Lesson 9 - What Is Newspeak in 1984? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65022].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65022].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - 1984 Big Brother Lesson Plan
Lesson 11 - Big Brother in 1984: Quotes & Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64979].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64979].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Big Brother Is Watching You in 1984: Meaning & Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65034].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65034].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - Shooting an Elephant Lesson Plan
Lesson 14 - Shooting an Elephant: Summary & Characters Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[403741].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[403741].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 15 - Doublethink in 1984 Lesson Plan
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(8, 11)}}
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Lesson 1 - Fahrenheit 451 Lesson Plan
Lesson 2 - Fahrenheit 451 Literary Criticism & Critical Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[70206].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[70206].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Symbolism & Symbols in Fahrenheit 451: Examples & Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[70210].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[70210].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Something Wicked This Way Comes Lesson Plan
Lesson 5 - Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury: Summary & Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[214645].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[214645].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Something Wicked This Way Comes: Characters & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[214647].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[214647].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - All Summer in a Day Lesson Plan
Lesson 8 - Bradbury's All Summer in a Day: Summary & Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54372].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54372].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - All Summer in a Day Comprehension Questions
Lesson 10 - A Sound of Thunder Lesson Plan
Lesson 11 - A Sound of Thunder by Ray Bradbury: Summary, Analysis & Theme Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21365].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21365].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Ray Bradbury Lesson Plan
Lesson 13 - Ray Bradbury: Biography, Books & Stories Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11160].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11160].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - Ray Bradbury's The Pedestrian Lesson Plan
Lesson 15 - Ray Bradbury's The Pedestrian: Summary, Analysis & Theme Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[343171].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[343171].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional

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