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Literature: "The Good Earth" by Pearl S. Buck
Learn about this Pulitzer Prize winning book. There are chapter summaries, discussion questions, character analyses, and lesson plans. Also read about author Pearl S. Buck, a Nobel Prize winner. Take a photographic tour of her life.
This conceptual analysis of "The Good Earth" explores: organizational patterns, issues related
to the study of the literature, setting, historical background, point of view, irony, tone,
vocabulary, implications for student diversity, affected issues related to the work,
informational and functional text, and research/project ideas.
This activity applies the K-W-H-L strategy to Pearl S. Buck's "The Good Earth;
includes the purpose for using the strategy, step-by-step directions for implementing the strategy, assessment, an example of the strategy applied, ideas for research, and a strategy template.
This 31 page guide on "The Good Earth" provides lesson plans for teaching the novel; including objectives, lesson content, skill objectives, materials, vocabulary,procedures/activities, and assessment/evaluation.
Learn about China's geography, language, culture, food, and history. Take a virtual tour of the Great Wall or view numerous photographs of Chinese people and places. Try writing Chinese characters or listen to audio files of Chinese word pronunciations. Includes many craft and classroom activities, plus interactive quizzes. There are sites for students of all ages.