Through Harriet Beecher Stowe’s revealing and heart-breaking novel, Uncle Tom’s Cabin, students will learn:
Historical Background: In depth look at the history of slavery.
Author Biography: Learn about Harriet Beecher Stowe.
Before-You-Read Activities: History, essays, map, movie.
Vocabulary words used throughout the novel, utilizing a variety of activities to stimulate retention and growth.
Literary Techniques: In context, dictionary, figure of speech, irony, allusion, synonym, diction, metaphor, root words, characterization, antonym, juxtaposition, point of view, aside, anthropomorphism, imagery, alliteration, parody, foreshadow, transpose, rhythm, anaphora, mood, paradox, parallel, willing suspension of disbelief, dramatic structure, Christ-figure, theme.
Moral Lessons and Character Values: Conscience, heaven, love and pray for our enemies, suffering, authority, Bible study, slavery, no distinctions in Christ, all created equal, stress, comfort, prejudice, fairness, work, rationalization, noblesse oblige, belief vs. unbelief, hope, racism.
Activities and Writing Assignments: Art project, hymns, Latin, class discussions, role of strong women, author analysis, essays and research paper options.
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, Uncle Tom’s Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe.
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!