This discusses the character development of Robert Walton, Victor Frankenstein, and the creature within the novel Frankenstein. It uses quotes from the text to create a basis for each amount of development.
Fazer uma atividade antes da leitura (Frankenstein da escritora britânica Mary Shelley). Os estudantes, depois de assistir a um vídeo com três personagens da história, Capitão Robert Walton, Victor Frankenstein e Uma Criatura, passam a realizar uma atividade com questões sobre perguntas e respostas com personagens falsos. Desta forma, os conhecimentos prévios podem ser elencados e relacionados à vida da autora.
This short video takes viewers through the journey that Frankenstein makes throughout the novel. Each location is shown close up on a map with a brief description of what occurs in each location.
Each year, students conduct research focussed on a chosen topic related to Frankenstein and the 1800s. They watch each others' presentations before we begin our novel and this allows them to begin the novel with a lot of background knowledge!
Each presentation includes pictures with citations, a works cited, voice narration or background music, and a brief summary on their chosen topic. Enjoy!
Frankenstein200 is a free, episodic online story game paired with a series of fun hands-on science activities related to robotics, genetic engineering, and electricity. By teaching a robot how to draw, experimenting with simple machines, or even bringing their own “creature” to life, learners will encounter the same questions and ideas Mary Shelley had when writing Frankenstein 200 years ago. In the process, they will develop important skills for exploration, discovery, and critical thinking in the 21st century.
In the Victorian era, Gothic fiction had ceased to be a dominant literary genre. However,the Gothic tropes used earlier in the eighteenth century in texts such as Ann Radcliffe's The Mysteries of Udolpho were transported and interwoven into many late-nineteenth century narratives. These tropes included psychological and physical terror; mystery and the supernatural; madness, doubling, and heredity curses. This collection of resources looks at Gothic fiction.
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein is a classic novel that is full of numerous themes. However, there are four main ideas that are highly evident throughout the course of the book: envy is the cause of devastating effects, humanity can be deceiving, pride can be anyone's downfall, and fear changes lives. This presentation will go over each major theme in detail, as well as list specific examples pertaining to each idea.In addition, there are two activities at the end of the presentation to have your students complete while reading this classic novel. Enjoy!