Through Jane Austen’s wry and classic novel, Pride and Prejudice, students will learn:
Author Biography: Learn more about Jane Austen.
Before-You-Read Activities: History research, mapping, analysis, character list.
Vocabulary words used throughout the novel, utilizing a variety of activities to stimulate retention and growth.
Literary Techniques: Dialect, fact vs. opinion, humor, irony, in context, dictionary, proverbs, foil, paraphrase, antonym, synonym, foreshadow, compare/contrast, paradox, grammar, analogy, parallelism, hyperbole, cause and effect, contrivance, dilemma, epiphany, comic relief, framework story, flashback, hubris, poetic justice, structure, conflict, point of view, theme, dynamic vs. static, precis.
Moral Lessons and Character Values: Pride, wealth, power, humility, judgementalism, peace, gossip, prejudice, gentle words, counsel, wisdom, prodigal son, good character, kindness, stewardship, consequences, love forgives and forgets.
Activities and Writing Assignments: Napoleonic Wars, field trips, art, photography, poetry, class discussion, multiple essay choices, creative writing, biography.
Suggestions for Further Reading: We include an in-depth reading list of more books by the same author(s) and other books that tie in with, or are similar to, Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen. Movie suggestions included.
All of the unit lessons are written from a Christian worldview!
Features and Benefits of the study guide
Printed Workbook Format
- Large 8.5×11 format is convenient to read and easy on the eyes
- Every question has plenty of whitespace for student’s answers
- Encourages neat and clean handwriting practice
- Easily transports without the need for a laptop or other expensive equipment
- Provides a permanent record of the student’s work
- Convenient, removable answer key included for the teacher!