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Historical Period


Identify the historical period in which a literary text was written and explain the text in light of this understanding. 0801.8.19

Links verified on 9/17/2014

  1. Historical and Cultural Context - Use your sleuthing skills to figure out when and where an historical event took place by examining some primary sources and using an educated guess to pinpoint them on a map and timeline. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  2. What Is Historical Context? - Context is an important factor to consider when describing something in history.
  3. The Importance of Historicism and Context in Literature - . History plays a fundamental role in shaping literature: every novel, play or poem one reads is influenced by the political context in which it is written
A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessons site for teachers | A PowerPoint show related to this standard PowerPoint show | An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format Acrobat document | A Microsoft Word document to be downloaded Word document | This interactive site would work well on an interactive whiteboard whiteboard resource | This resource includes voice instructions for students sound | A video is available through this link video format | This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data interactive lesson | This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding a quiz | A lesson plan can be found at this site lesson plan | This link includes something for the teacher to print to print

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