Everything you need to understand or teach The Song of the Lark by Willa Cather.
Willa Cather's "The Song of the Lark" is primarily the story of a young girl's coming of age and her development into a great artist. However, it also tells of her struggle against adverse circumstances to become successful. Thea Kronborg is raised in the suffocating and gossipy small town of Moonstone, Colorado. In order for her to reach her full potential Thea must leave her hometown, and sacrifice her family and personal life. This true to life novel depicts the difficulty of life and the hurdles one must clear to achieve greatness.
Thea's story begins when she is an eleven-year-old living with her large family in the town of Moonstone. As the daughter of the Methodist minister Thea is well known in her town. She prefers to socialize with the musical Mexicans in Mexico Town and Herr Wunsch a professional musician who has ruined his career with alcohol...
The Song of the Lark Lesson Plans contain 137 pages of teaching material, including: