Literature: "Flowers for Algernon" by Daniel Keyes
These sites are about the book “Flowers for Algernon” and author Daniel Keyes. Learn more about the author and adult mental retardation. Read reviews of the book, follow activities, quizzes, and lesson plans. Included is an eThemes Resource on mice.
Daniel Keyes Official Website
Learn more about Daniel Keyes, the author of "Flowers for Algernon," read frequently asked questions about the story, and learn more about other books he has written.
Read a synopsis and reviews for "Flowers for Algernon." NOTE: The links that are listed on this site also appear within this eTheme.
"Flowers for Algernon" Resources
Follow the links to learn about and take a Rorschach test, an IQ test, review with study questions, and complete a crossword puzzle about the story.
Quia: "Flowers for Algernon"
Two people can play this Jeopardy-style review game to test their comprehension over "Flowers for Algernon."
Short Story Ideas
These activities can be used with the short story version of "Flowers for Algernon."
This 30-page PDF file includes a variety of vocabulary and spelling activities to accompany "Flowers for Algernon."
"Flowers for Algernon" Quiz
Take this 10-question quiz over the book, either in HTML or Flash format. NOTE: This site includes ads.
Oliver Sacks: Awakenings
Learn more about Dr. Oliver Sacks, an author and neurologist, whose brain research allowed patients to awaken from a confined mental state, similar to Charlie in "Flowers for Algernon."
This lesson plan is based upon the book and helps students practice understanding and compassion for those different from them.
Use these response questions to each of the chapters in "Flowers for Algernon" to lead class discussions about the book. NOTE: This site includes Google and banner ads.
eThemes Resource: Animals: Mice
Learn about different species of mice, their physical characteristics, and their habitat. Includes some images and ideas for crafts and classroom activities.
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