Literature Formats and Models: High School
Literature Resources: High School
Poetry Explication Help Center:
Here you will find articles that will help you understand what a poetry explication is, and how to go about writing one of your own.
Poets that we will study:
Edgar Allan Poe
- Edgar Allan Poe Biography and Timeline
- Edgar Allan Poe Biography and Timeline (alternate sites)
- “The Bells” by Edgar Allan Poe
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Gerard Manley Hopkins
Resources for Uncle Tom’s Cabin:
- Biography of Harriet Beecher Stowe
- Introduction to the 1878 edition of the novel
- Timeline for Harriet Beecher Stowe
- Additional websites and resources
A Doll’s House by Henrik Ibsen
NOTE: Parents/Teachers – this handbook is useful in learning how to write for the stage. It has many activities/exercises and is a quality packet. It is from the educational department of centerstage.org.
- Character Worksheet – To help you get to know your characters. You must fill out a worksheet for each main character in your play.
- Play Format Example -Here is an example of how to construct a stage play.
- Play Format Example 2 – This shows you an alternate way to format your play. You may use either format to construct your play but you may not mix the two formats.
Glencoe Study Guide for Animal Farm – this resource will tell you about Orwell’s life, and give some background to the novel.
Poetry and Speeches of the World Wars/ Research Paper Unit
The speeches and poems we will read:
- In Flanders Fields by John McCrae – Unit 19
- Dulce Et Decorum Est by Wilfred Owen – Unit 20
- Anthem for Doomed Youth by Wilfred Owen – Unit 20
- Never Give In by Winston Churchill – Unit 21
- Christmas 1941 – Unit 21
Research Paper Help Center:
- Source Card Help
- Note Card Help
- In text citations (parenthetical citations)
- MLA works cited page (or bibliography) General Notes
- How to cite books
- How to cite periodicals
- How to cite electronic sources
- How to cite other common sources