Desiree’s Baby Discussion Questions

‘Desiree’s Baby’ is a story of love, judgement, and resentment set in Louisiana prior to the American Civil War. The questions in this lesson are designed to help your students understand the attitudes and culture during that time in history. Read More

Symbols & Symbolism in Jane Eyre

Charlotte Bronte’s 1847 novel ‘Jane Eyre,’ is more than the story of a mousy little good girl falling hopelessly in love with the local bad boy. ‘Jane Eyre’ is a literary masterwork in which an array of symbols is used Read More

Napoleon Bonaparte: History, Politics & Rise to Power

In this lesson, we will meet the famous Napoleon Bonaparte. We will examine Napoleon’s early life, his military career, the politics of his age, and his rise to power. Napoleon’s Early Life Napoleon Bonaparte, the future general of the French Read More

Mrs. Cratchit in A Christmas Carol

This lesson takes a look at Mrs. Cratchit in ”A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens. Mrs. Cratchit’s character shows an interesting blend of resourceful persistence and feisty defiance. Who Is Mrs. Cratchit? In A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, we Read More

Lyrical Poetry: Lesson for Kids

In this lesson you’ll learn how authors write two types of lyrical poems: the haiku and the sonnet. You will also learn how writers use mood and emotion in lyrical poetry. Let’s learn more now. Lyrical Poetry Take a second Read More

Impala Facts: Lesson for Kids

In this lesson, we’ll learn about the impala, an antelope that lives in the African savanna and woodlands. Find out what these animals eat, about their life cycle, and the amazing way they protect themselves. What is an Impala? When Read More

GMOs: Growing Herbicide-Resistant Crops

Crops resistant to herbicides have revolutionized farming. In this lesson, learn how these crops were created and some of the benefits and risks of using them. Genetically-Modified Herbicide-Resistant Crops Imagine you are a farmer who planted many hundreds of acres Read More

Practice for Multiplying Rates

Read this lesson, and you’ll learn how you can find the unit rate that will help you solve any problem related to that rate. You’ll also learn how you can identify unit rates in your problems. Rates The mathematical definition Read More