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Famous Authors Lesson Plans & Teaching Resources

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  • Available Lessons: 188
  • Average Lesson Length: 8 min
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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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Lesson 1 - Oliver Twist Lesson Plan
Lesson 2 - Oliver Twist: Plot and Characters in Dickens' Social Novel  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Oliver Twist Discussion Questions
Lesson 4 - A Christmas Carol: Summary & Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - Characters in A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - David Copperfield Novel Lesson Plan
Lesson 7 - David Copperfield: Dickens' Bildungsroman  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - David Copperfield: Character Analysis & Overview  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Charles Dickens Lesson Plan
Lesson 10 - Introduction to Charles Dickens: Works, Style, and Influence  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - The Old Curiosity Shop Lesson Plan
Lesson 12 - The Old Curiosity Shop by Charles Dickens: Summary & Overview  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Ebenezer Scrooge Lesson Plan
Lesson 14 - Scrooge in A Christmas Carol  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - The Pickwick Papers Lesson Plan
Lesson 16 - The Pickwick Papers by Dickens: Summary & Overview  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - The Mystery of Edwin Drood Lesson Plan
Lesson 18 - The Mystery of Edwin Drood Summary  Take Quiz
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  Take Quiz
Lesson 22 - A Christmas Carol Lesson Plan
Lesson 23 - A Christmas Carol Unit Plan
Lesson 24 - Great Expectations Unit Plan
Lesson 25 - A Tale of Two Cities Unit Plan
Lesson 26 - Hard Times by Charles Dickens Discussion Questions
Lesson 27 - Oliver Twist Activities
Lesson 28 - A Tale of Two Cities Project Ideas
Lesson 29 - Great Expectations Project Ideas
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Lesson 1 - Fahrenheit 451 Lesson Plan
Lesson 2 - Fahrenheit 451 Literary Criticism & Critical Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Symbolism & Symbols in Fahrenheit 451: Examples & Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Something Wicked This Way Comes Lesson Plan
Lesson 5 - Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury: Summary & Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Something Wicked This Way Comes: Characters & Quotes  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Something Wicked This Way Comes Discussion Questions
Lesson 8 - All Summer in a Day Lesson Plan
Lesson 9 - Bradbury's All Summer in a Day: Summary & Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - All Summer in a Day Comprehension Questions
Lesson 11 - A Sound of Thunder Lesson Plan
Lesson 12 - A Sound of Thunder by Ray Bradbury: Summary, Analysis & Theme  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Ray Bradbury Lesson Plan
Lesson 14 - Ray Bradbury: Biography, Books & Stories  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Ray Bradbury's The Pedestrian Lesson Plan
Lesson 16 - Ray Bradbury's The Pedestrian: Summary, Analysis & Theme  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - There Will Come Soft Rains Lesson Plan
Lesson 18 - There Will Come Soft Rains: Summary & Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - There Will Come Soft Rains Questions
Lesson 20 - There Will Come Soft Rains Essay Questions
Lesson 21 - Marionettes Inc Discussion Questions
Lesson 22 - Fahrenheit 451 Unit Plan
Lesson 23 - Zero Hour by Ray Bradbury Discussion Questions
Lesson 24 - Discussion Questions for Fahrenheit 451 Part 2
Lesson 25 - Fahrenheit 451 Discussion Questions Part 1
Lesson 26 - Fahrenheit 451 Part 3 Discussion Questions

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