Their Eyes Were Watching God Novel Study - Common Core Aligned Teaching Guide
Their Eyes Were Watching God Novel Study - Common Core Aligned Teaching Guide
Their Eyes Were Watching God Novel Study - Common Core Aligned Teaching Guide
Their Eyes Were Watching God Novel Study - Common Core Aligned Teaching Guide
Their Eyes Were Watching God Novel Study - Common Core Aligned Teaching Guide

Their Eyes Were Watching God Novel Study - Common Core Aligned Teaching Guide

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96 pages of student coursework, activities, quizzes, tests, and much more aligned with the Common Core State Standards and NCTE/IRA National ELA Standards for tenth through twelfth grade for Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God

Perfect for student-directed distance learning or homeschooling, however, this product is a PDF only and will need modification for use in Google Classroom.

Designed to require as much or as little teacher instruction or intervention as you desire. Lessons and activities are clear, and provide students with full explanation on how to complete activities (giving examples and providing mini-lessons whenever possible), requiring little to no explanation or detailed instruction from the teacher. In many cases, students will be able to self-direct their study and completion of work according to your requirements, making it perfect for distance learning.

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This Their Eyes Were Watching God Literature Guide includes:

  • Author Biography and corresponding questions (RI.9-10.1, RI.9-10.2, RI.9-10.3; RI.11-12.1, RI.11-12.2, RI.11-12.3)
  • Anticipation/Reaction Pre-Reading Activity
  • Historical Context Notes and questions on the Historical Context, including:
    • History of the Town of Eatonville (RI.9-10.1, RI.9-10.2, RI.9-10.3; RI.11-12.1, RI.11-12.2, RI.11-12.3)
    • African-American Oral Tradition (RI.9-10.1, RI.9-10.2, RI.9-10.3; RI.11-12.1, RI.11-12.2, RI.11-12.3)
    • Post-Civil War Segregation (RI.9-10.1, RI.9-10.2, RI.9-10.3; RI.11-12.1, RI.11-12.2, RI.11-12.3)
    • The Great Migration (RI.9-10.1, RI.9-10.2, RI.9-10.3; RI.11-12.1, RI.11-12.2, RI.11-12.3)
    • Harlem Renaissance (RI.9-10.1, RI.9-10.2, RI.9-10.3; RI.11-12.1, RI.11-12.2, RI.11-12.3)
  • Note-Taking and Summarizing Activities (numerous standards addressed)
  • Vocabulary Lists with and without definitions (RL.9-10.4, RL.9-10.9, L.9-10.4, L.9-10.6; L.11-12.4, L.11-12.6)
  • Plot Maps
  • Comprehension Check/ Study Guide Questions (numerous standards addressed)
  • Standard Focused Activities specifically for practicing
    • Dialect (RL.9-10.1, 4; RL.11-12.1, 4)
    • Figurative Language (RL.9-10.1, 4; RL.11-12.1, 4)
    • Characterization (RL.9-10.1, RL.9-10.3; RL.11-12.1, RL.11-12.3)
    • Types of Conflict (RL.9-10.1, RL.9-10.3; RL.11-12.1, RL.11-12.3)
    • Allusions (RL.9-10.4, RL.9-10.9, L.9-10.4, L.9-10.6; L.11-12.4, L.11-12.6)
    • Imagery (RL.9-10.4, RL.9-10.9, L.9-10.4, L.9-10.6; L.11-12.4, L.11-12.6)
    • Point of View (RL.9-10.1, 6; RL.11-12.1, 6)
    • Analyzing Poetry (RL.9-10.2, RL.9-10.9, W.9-10.7, W.9-10.8, W.9-10.9; RL.11-12.2, RL.11-12.9, W.11-12.7)
    • African-American Folklore (RL.9-10.1, RL.9-10.3, RL.9-10.9; RL.11-12.1, RL.11-12.3, RL.11-12.9)
    • Voice (RL.9-10.1, 4; RL.11-12.1, 4)
    • Symbolism (RL.9-10.1, 4; RL.11-12.1, 4)
    • Theme (Rl.9-10.1, RL.9-10.2; RL.11-12.1, RL.11-12.2)
  • Language/ Vocabulary Activities practicing the skills of
    • Word Roots L.9-10.3, L.9-10.4, L.9-10.6; L.11-12.3, L.11-12.4)
    • Vocabulary in Context (RL.9-10.4, L.9-10.3, L.9-10.4, L.9-10.5; RL.11-12.4, L.11-12.3, L.11-12.4)
    • Connotation/Denotation (RL.9-10.4, L.9-10.4.B; RL.11-12.4, L.11-12.4.B)
    • Analogies (RL.9-10.4, L.9-10.4.B; RL.11-12.4, L.11-12.4.B)
    • Which word? (L.9-10.4.A, L.9-10.4.C, L.9-10.4.D; L.11-12.4.A, L.11-12.4.C, L.11-12.4.D)
    • Word Parts (RL.9-10.4, L.9-10.3, L.9-10.4, L.9-10.5; RL.11-12.4, L.11-12.3, L.11-12.4)
  • Three Quizzes and Two Types of Final Tests
  • Novel Summary
  • Pre-reading, Post-Reading, Alternative Assessment Ideas and Activities (numerous standards addressed)
  • Essay/Writing Ideas and Prompts (numerous standards addressed)
  • Project and Response to Literature Rubrics
  • Complete Answer Key

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