Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: Summary & Characters

Roald Dahl’s ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ has captured the imagination of children and adults for more than 50 years. In this lesson, we’ll find out more about the chocolate factory with its wonderfully named candies and memorable characters. Five Read More

Culture of 1960s America

In this lesson, you’ll explore America of the 1960s, including the characteristics of the counterculture movement and the impact of the civil rights movement and the Vietnam War on the United States. The 1960s: A Decade of Change Throughout American Read More

Paragraph Writing for Kids

Learning to write a paragraph is an important skill, and children who can master it have what it takes to begin composing longer pieces of writing. In this lesson, follow the steps of a master teacher as she helps her Read More

Pride and Prejudice: Plot and Character Analysis

In this lesson, we’ll go over the quintessential romantic comedy, Pride and Prejudice. We’ll take a look at all of the factors conspiring to keep Elizabeth and Mr. Darcy apart as well as read some of Jane Austen’s sparkling prose. Read More

John Coltrane: Biography, Songs & Death

This lesson will review the life and music of John Coltrane, the American jazz saxophonist whose work changed the direction of music forever. Learn about his personal journey, his music and ideas, and the evolution of this jazz giant. More Read More

Arctic Fox Facts: Lesson for Kids

In this lesson we will learn about how arctic fox adaptations help them to survive in the tundra of Alaska, Canada, Greenland and other icy areas of the world. Polar Arctic Foxes use Camouflage How can polar arctic foxes live Read More