Category: Essay & Project Topics

Poison by Bridget Zinn: Essay & Project Ideas

Poison by Bridget Zinn: Essay & Project Ideas

Today we’re bringing you some essay and project ideas for using Poison by Bridget Zinn in the classroom. Be sure to add your own suggestions in the comments below! Essay Topics: Study the elements of a classic fairy tale, and examine how these elements are used throughout Poison Discuss how Poison uses elements of a […]

Divider
Divider

The Blessed by Tonya Hurley: Essay & Project Ideas

The Blessed by Tonya Hurley: Essay & Project Ideas

The Blessed by Tonya Hurley is packed full of rich, diverse material to discuss in a classroom setting. Today, we’re offering up some suggestions for essay topics and project ideas — that both teachers and students can use to bring The Blessedinto the classroom. Essay Topics * Research the lives of Saint Cecelia, Saint Lucy, […]

Divider
Divider

Handcuffs by Bethany Griffin: Study Guide

Handcuffs by Bethany Griffin: Study Guide

Yesterday, we introduced you to Handcuffs, a novel by Masque of the Red Death author Bethany Griffin. Today, we have an additional feature for you — Bethany’s study guide for Handcuffs! Discussion Questions for Handcuffs 1. If one of your parents lost their job and did not immediately get another one, how would this impact […]

Divider

Masque of the Red Death: Essay & project ideas

Masque of the Red Death: Essay & project ideas

Over the past week, we’ve featured some of the more educational aspects of Bethany Griffin’s Masque of the Red Death, which was inspired by Edgar Allan Poe’s short story of the same name. Today we’re ending by providing some possible essay topics and project ideas. Essays: Compare and contrast Griffin’s Masque of the Red Death […]

Divider

Masque of the Red Death: Study Questions from Bethany Griffin

Masque of the Red Death: Study Questions from Bethany Griffin

Earlier this week, we shared a guest blog from Masque of the Red Death author Bethany Griffin, discussing the use of YA lit alongside the classics in the classroom. Tomorrow, we’ll share our ideas on using Bethany’s Edgar Allan Poe-inspired novel in the classroom — but for now, here are Bethany’s study questions for the […]

Divider

Curse Workers series by Holly Black: Essay & Project Ideas

Curse Workers series by Holly Black: Essay & Project Ideas

Earlier this week we shared Simon & Schuster’s reading group guides for the first two books in Holly Black’s Curse Workers series. Today, we’re expanding on their ideas with some essay & project ideas that students or teachers can use to incorporate the books into the classroom! Essay Ideas: * Throughout the books, Cassel is […]

Divider

Curse Workers series by Holly Black: Reading Group Guides

Curse Workers series by Holly Black: Reading Group Guides

We’re big fans of Holly Black’s Curse Workers series here at Novel Novice, and since we LOVE tying in YA books with education whenever possible, we’re also big fans of Simon & Schuster’s reading group guides for the first two books in the series. Here’s a look at what you’ll find in both guides: Reading […]

Divider

The Hunger Games: Study Guide Questions, Chapters 1-27

The Hunger Games: Study Guide Questions, Chapters 1-27

Ever since we posted our study questions for the first seven chapters of The Hunger Games, we’ve had eager teachers begging us for more. Well, first let me direct your attention to the website Hunger Games Lessons, which has fully-fleshed out lesson plans available for all three books in the series. The site is run […]

Divider