|The Red Badge of Courage E-Notes Lesson Plan
A thorough unit plan, featuring activities, quizzes, tests, and more. Also includes the complete eNotes to the novel.
Stephen Crane -- Biography and Works
Brief biography, links to etexts.
Perspectives in American Literature: Stephen Crane
Follow links to discussion and study questions and a brief biography.
Naturalism in American Literature
Definition, characteristics, themes, and writers.
"The Blue Hotel"
Stephen Crane, "The Blue Hotel"
Twelve questions for writing and/or discussion. This document requires MS-Word for access.
"The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky"
"The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky"Introduction and text of the story, available in both PDF and Google docs formats.
"The Open Boat"
Crane, London, and Literary Naturalism
Students use Crane's "The Open Boat" and Jack London's "To Build a Fire" to explore the key characteristics of American literary naturalism.
"The Open Boat"
Synopsis and great support activities: vocabulary, pre-reading, analysis using Freytag's Pyramid, and other activities. This lesson also includes some compare/contrast with the movie Titanic. This 10-page document requires Adobe Reader for access.
Stephen Crane's "The Open Boat"
Students examine the relationship of man and nature as portrayed in the story. Lesson includes guiding questions, learning objectives, preparation, lesson, assessment, and extension activities.
Poet: Stephen Crane
Follow links to poems in alphabetical order by title.
Stephen Crane Poetry Collection
Links to poems organized by publication.
The Red Badge of Courage
Lesson plans for The Red Badge of Courage have been moved to their own page.