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23 Pages
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ELA, Literature & Poetry, Reading & Literacy
Product
Digital
Grade
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Resource Type
Activities, Assessments, Worksheets

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For many high school readers, supernatural fiction and fantasy are genres that maximize engagement with literature. "Beyond the Wall of Sleep" by H.P. Lovecraft is a compelling short story that features elements consistent with both genres: dreamy aberrations, astral projection, the possession of a human body, and more. With this bundle of high school resources covering "Beyond the Wall of Sleep," English teachers will save valuable time at home without sacrificing rigor in the classroom. Included are the following: a multiple choice, plot-based quiz; a worksheet composed of rigorous close reading questions; the public domain narrative; and answer keys. Materials are delivered delivered in printable Word Document and PDF formats.

By completing the quiz, students will demonstrate knowledge of the following:

The narrator's career
The narrator's beliefs concerning dreams
Setting
The general characterization of Joe Slater
The effects of Joe Slater's dreams
How aging affects Joe Slater's dreams
The fate of Joe Slater's neighbor
The narrator's personal feelings toward Joe Slater
A technological achievement
What the narrator shares in common with Joe Slater
The narrator's primary motivation
Dr. Fenton's evaluation of the narrator's psychological state
By completing the close reading analysis worksheet, students will:

Identify what the text states explicitly and implicitly
Define complex words and phrases as they are used in the text
Analyze nuance in words with similar meanings
Examine the narrator's attitude toward Freud
Determine the function of a given paragraph
Discern the tone of a particular passage
Examine the author's choices to infer his intent
Explore character motivations
Analyze how complex characters develop and interact
Identify and explain an example of situational irony
Explore cause-and-effect relationships
Defend claims and ideas with reasoned thinking and relevant textual evidence
Write ideas with clarity, accuracy, and precision
For many high school readers, supernatural fiction and fantasy are genres that maximize engagement with literature. "Beyond the Wall of Sleep" by H.P. Lovecraft is a compelling short story that features elements consistent with both genres: dreamy aberrations, astral projection,... more
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