Teacher Guide

Wuthering Heights Lesson Plan

Study Objectives

If all of the elements of this lesson plan are employed, students will develop the following powers, skills, and understanding:

  1. 1

    To understand the novel as a form and Emily Brontë's place in its history.

  2. 2

    To analyze complex, multi-layered narratives and construct written and verbal arguments about those narratives.

  3. 3

    To use multiple means and media—visual, written, oral—to interpret Brontë's work.

  4. 4

    To understand the complex relationships between a writer's experience and her creations.

  5. 5

    To understand the challenges and the significance of adapting a text into another medium.

  6. 6

    To understand the role of complex and controversial topics, such as gender,...

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