English Literature Authors and Their Works

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Grade Level
High School
Subject
Literature
Length of Time
1 hour
Description

This lesson is on English Literature Authors. It is a worksheet where students have to match the authors to the short story or book they wrote.

Goals

Students will learn:
About English Literature Authors
About their short stories or books
To match the authors with their short stories or books

Materials Needed

The worksheet I have provided in this lesson
Pencils and Erasers or Pens

Procedure

English Literature Authors: Jonathan Swift, William Shakespeare, Daniel Defoe, John Milton, Anonymous, Percy Bysshe Shelley, John Bunyan, Charlotte Bronte, Emily Jane Bronte, Anne Bronte, John Dryden, D. H. Lawrence, James Joyce, J.R.R. Tolkien, George Bernard Shaw, Geoffrey Chaucer, T. S. Eliot, Sir William Golding, Jane Austin, and Joseph Conrad.

First, you will need to prepare the students ahead of time by going over the authors listed above and the main works they wrote. You can use the works that are in the answer sheet.

After that, you will copy the worksheet for each student.

Then, you will give the students the worksheet so they can work independently. You can use this as a test.

Worksheet - English Literature Authors

Directions: Fill in the blanks with the correct author. Here is a list of the authors used in this lesson: Jonathan Swift, William Shakespeare, Daniel Defoe, John Milton, Anonymous, Percy Bysshe Shelley, John Bunyan, Charlotte Bronte, Emily Jane Bronte, Anne Bronte, John Dryden, D. H. Lawrence, James Joyce, J.R.R. Tolkien, George Bernard Shaw, Geoffrey Chaucer, T. S. Eliot, Sir William Golding, Jane Austin, and Joseph Conrad.

1. Who wrote Paradise Lost?

_______________

2. Who wrote The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet?

_______________

3. Who wrote Pilgrim's Progess?

_______________

4. Who wrote Gulliver's Travels?

_______________

5. Who wrote Robinson Crusoe?

_______________

6. Who wrote Beowulf?

_______________

7. Who wrote To a Skylark?

_______________

8. Who wrote Pride and Prejudice?

_______________

9. Who wrote Wuthering Heights?

_______________

10. Who wrote Jane Eyre?

_______________

11. Who wrote The Tenant of Wildfell Hall?

_______________

12. Who wrote Protrait of the Artist as a Young Man?

_______________

13. Who wrote Lord Jim?

_______________

14. Who wrote Lady Chatterley's Lover?

_______________

15. Who wrote Lord of the Flies?

_______________

16. Who wrote The Hobbit?

_______________

17. Who wrote The Wasteland?

_______________

18. Who wrote Pygmalion?

_______________

19. Who wrote The Canterbury Tales?

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20. Who wrote Essay of Dramatic Poesy?

_______________

Answers to the Worksheet

1. Who wrote Paradise Lost?

John Milton

2. Who wrote The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet?

William Shakespeare

3. Who wrote Pilgrim's Progess?

John Bunyan

4. Who wrote Gulliver's Travels?

Jonathan Swift

5. Who wrote Robinson Crusoe?

Daniel Defoe

6. Who wrote Beowulf?

Anonymous Author

7. Who wrote To a Skylark?

Percy Bysshe Shelley

8. Who wrote Pride and Prejudice?

Jane Austin

9. Who wrote Wuthering Heights?

Emily Jane Bronte

10. Who wrote Jane Eyre?

Charlotte Bronte

11. Who wrote The Tenant of Wildfell Hall?

Anne Bronte

12. Who wrote Protrait of the Artist as a Young Man?

James Joyce

13. Who wrote Lord Jim?

Joseph Conrad

14. Who wrote Lady Chatterley's Lover?

D. H. Lawrence

15. Who wrote Lord of the Flies?

Sir William Golding

16. Who wrote The Hobbit?

J.R.R. Tolkien

17. Who wrote The Wasteland?

T. S. Eliot

18. Who wrote Pygmalion?

George Bernard Shaw

19. Who wrote The Canterbury Tales?

Geoffery Chaucer

20. Who wrote Essay of Dramatic Poesy?

John Dryden



Grading

100 to 90 = A

89 to 80 = B

79 to 70 = C

69 to 60 = D

Below 60 = F

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