Lesson Tutor Grade 9 English Literature Index page

Literature Grade 9

Why Study Shakespeare?
Why do you consider Shakespeare to be helpful in High School?  I know how important he is, but why?  How does Shakespeare help teens for the present and future? 
This author speaks to these questions as a mother and an educator with a passion for all things Shakespeare.

Authors of Lasting Fame
Brief biographies of Nathaniel Hawthorne, Charlotte Bronte and Edna Ferber
Elaine Ernst Schneider

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
Part 1 – Chapters 1 – 25
Part 2 – Chapters 26 – 38 Print ready (no download)
Elaine Ernst Schneider

So Big by Edna Ferber
Writing assignments related to chapter reviews of this novel study. 
Elaine Ernst Schneideer

Teaching Shakespeare – ACT I – IV 
Homeschool strategies for introducing The Bard to 10 – 19 year olds, successfully.
Rachel Mendell


A Brief Biography of the Brontes
This piece contains a brief biography of the Brontes and an explanation of the time and narrative structure of the novel. It is designed for first time readers.