With this worksheet, students will read a passage from “The Time Machine” and list character traits from one of the characters.
In 1842 Charles Dickens was probably the most famous English language author in the world. In this year he visited America. Students read about the trip and answer the questions.
Charles Dickens’ David Copperfield, published in 1849, is one of his most famous works. Students read the passage and answer questions.
Help your students improve their reading skills with this activity set about Rudyard Kipling’s poem “If”.
Two poetry passages from classic literature are the focus of this irony worksheet.
Mark Twain published A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court in 1889. Students read an excerpt from chapter 7 and answer questions.
Students read the beginning of Mark Twain’s essay “How to Tell a Story” and answer related questions.
Mark Twain is known for his fictional works, but he also wrote one of the best-selling travel books of all time: The Innocents Abroad. Students read an excerpt from Chapter 7 and answer questions.
Charles Dickens published Oliver Twist in 1837. It is the story of a poor orphan named Oliver Twist and his many difficulties and adventures as he grows up. Students read the passage and answer questions.
Frost wrote vibrant poetry about nature and the rural life. Below is one of his poems from a collection published in 1916. Students read it carefully and answer the questions.
Students read an excerpt from Romeo and Juliet and answer related questions.
William Shakespeare is known for his plays, but he also wrote over 150 sonnets. In this activity, students read one of his sonnets and write the rhyme scheme.
Bring some fun into the classroom with this activity that asks students to guess the meaning of Shakespeare’s famous sayings and phrases.
Students will learn about prologues in this activity and will enhance their skills by answering questions about the “Romeo and Juliet” excerpt.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle created the character of Sherlock Holmes in the late 19th century. Students read an opening paragraph and rewrite it as a play.
Mark Twain’s first novel The Gilded Age is not as famous as many of his other works, but it still tells a humorous and enlightening story of a time in American history full of wealth, excess, and greed. Students read a passage and answer questions.
Charles Dickens wrote A Tale of Two Cities which was published in 1859. Students read the passage and answer questions.
Edmund Rostand wrote Cyrano de Bergerac in 1897. It is a play about a French musketeer who is a man of many gifts and talents. Students read from the play and answer related questions.
Charles Dickens published Great Expectations in 1860. It is the story of Phillip Pirrip, called Pip, growing up from a young boy to a man. Students read a passage and answer related questions.
In this activity, your students will read an excerpt from “Shakespeare’s Henry V” and answer questions related to the topic.