About This Chapter
Who's it for?
This unit of our 10th Grade English Homeschool course will benefit homeschool parents by providing them with:
- New ways to teach the concepts in this course
- Strategies to engage students during the learning process
- Recommended activities and discussion questions to pair with lessons
How It Works:
This helpful collection of homeschool resources offers homeschool parents relevant tools to make planning lessons easy.
- Integrate these resources into your educational routine to vary instruction and engage your child.
- Reference our materials as inspiration for your own lesson plans, activities, and assignments.
1. Theme Lesson Plan
Use this Study.com lesson plan to teach your students about theme in literature. Use our lesson as a starting point, practice finding themes, and then allow students to work with song lyrics to find theme and supporting evidence.
2. Characterization Lesson Plan
Teach students the five methods of characterization with this Study.com lesson plan. Students analyze how and why authors use characterization, view and work with samples, then increase retention of concepts with an engaging activity.
3. Symbolism Lesson Plan
Use this Study.com lesson plan to teach about the literary term symbolism. Examine symbolism in print, discuss types of symbolism, and have students apply learned content by creating symbolism in their writing.
4. Imagery Lesson Plan
Empower your students with a solid handle on imagery! Two video lessons provide detailed examples of imagery and a sensory experience gives students a chance to demonstrate what they've learned. To keep this instruction going, use our suggestions for extra activities and related lessons.
5. Short Story Lesson Plan
Use a Study.com video to help introduce students to the characteristics of short stories in text, then compare and contrast American and European short story authors.
6. Writing a Short Story Lesson Plan
Students of all age levels are required to write short stories in narrative form. Use this lesson plan to teach your students characteristics of a narrative short story, then allow them to put their skills to the pen and work to create a short story.
7. Shakespeare's Julius Caesar Lesson Plan
Students explore and analyze character traits in the historical Shakespearean fiction 'Julius Caesar.' Discuss character actions and dialogue and how these reveal and propel the story. Follow up with an engaging activity.
8. Compare and Contrast Lesson Plan
Use this Study.com lesson plan to guide your instruction on comparing and contrasting. In addition, find an activity to help them practice the skills comparing and contrasting with text, increasing understanding of the topic.
9. MLA Citation Lesson Plan
Can your students cite correctly, according to MLA standards? A video lesson helps provide the basics while an activity allows them to show what they learned. Extra lessons and activities are included for ongoing instruction.
10. Informational Text Lesson Plan
Teach your students what informational text is and have them identify types and features with this video-based lesson plan. Students interact with content and apply knowledge with real-life samples.
11. Narrative Writing Lesson Plan
Take your instruction on narrative writing to the next level with this fun activity. Supplementary activities and related lessons are included for further study.
12. Fahrenheit 451 Lesson Plan
Without understanding the symbolism and the commentary that Bradbury was making on society, it is impossible to fully understand Fahrenheit 451. This lesson plan shows how Bradbury used the duality of symbols as well as the question of the role of overseers in society to ask hard questions about individuality.
13. Fahrenheit 451 Discussion Questions
If you're using Ray Bradbury's 'Fahrenheit 451' with your students, then check out these discussion questions. They can help you push your students to think deeply and critically about the major ideas presented in the book.
14. Study Guide Questions for Fahrenheit 451
If you're using 'Fahrenheit 451' with your students, here's a study guide with review questions that will help them feel confident about their understanding of the book. This study guide covers plot, setting, characters, and some of the major themes of the novel.
15. Fahrenheit 451 Essay Topics
Reading the novel 'Fahrenheit 451' with your students? This list of essay topics and sample questions is provided in a simple, easy-to-use format that you can use with your students as you read the book.
16. Essay Grading Rubric
Rubrics are great tools to assist the learning process before, during, and after assignment grading. This lesson offers a sample rubric for essay grading.
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Other chapters within the 10th Grade English: Homeschool Curriculum course
- 10th Grade English: Reading Skills
- 10th Grade English: Literary Text Analysis
- 10th Grade English: Literary Terms & Devices
- Analyzing Short Stories
- Novel Exemplars: Grapes of Wrath & Fahrenheit 451
- Drama Characteristics: Shakespeare's Julius Caesar
- Poetry Terms & Analysis: Percy Shelley & Shakespeare
- 10th Grade English: Nonfiction Text Analysis
- High School English: Media & Art Analysis
- 10th Grade English: Word Choice & Tone
- 10th Grade English: Argumentative Reading & Writing
- 10th Grade English: Informative & Technical Writing
- 10th Grade English: Narrative Writing
- 10th Grade English: The Writing Process
- 10th Grade English: Research Skills
- High School English: Speaking & Listening Skills
- Homeschool Resources for Poetry in 10th Grade English
- 10th Grade English: Homeschool Assignments & Projects