Teacher Guide

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Lesson Plan

Notes to the Teacher

Every classroom is different, but the comic tone and satirical message of "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" may prove compelling to many students. These lessons and activities provide many different approaches to these themes; select those that best suit the strengths and interests of your own class.

The thought questions in these sections, and particularly the final section, are freestanding questions, but they are also meant to lead into one another. They provide material and ideas that students can use to write short original essays and to develop their powers of analysis.

The short answer questions in this guide are meant to test reading recall, and they mainly cover concrete facts in...

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