Jane Eyre - E-Guide

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Grade Range: 9-12

English/Language Arts Credit: 1/4 Credit

Setting: England, 1800s

Genre: British Literature

Page Count: 78 + Answer Key

Approximate Completion Time: 13 weeks

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Jane Eyre is the story of a mistreated orphan who learns to rise above her adversities by relying on God's grace and the intelligent and independent spirit He has given her. The path of Jane's life is lined with temptations and difficulties: her desires war with her conscience and her faith is sorely tested. But though Jane sorrows, she is not broken. She learns and grows, and she rises above life's storm.

Jane's first ten years are unhappy ones. She is raised in the home of her aunt where she is unloved and despised. After a passionate outcry against her condition, Jane is sent to a charitable institution where she lives for the next eight years. She moves up through the classes and eventually becomes a teacher. At 18, Jane moves on, finally finding happiness as governess at Thornfield Hall, but her love for Mr. Rochester, and his for her, may never be realized when his past comes back to haunt him. A moving story of moral convictions, self-respect, grief, and finally—joy.

Through Charlotte Brontë’s classic tale which examines love, social class, moral values, and inner strength, students will learn:

Author Biography: Learn about Charlotte Brontë and the fascinating background behind the author and novel.

Vocabulary words used throughout the novel, utilizing a variety of activities to stimulate retention and growth.

Literary Techniques: Synonym, romantic novel, Gothic novel, mood, compare and contrast, allusion, grammar, foreshadowing, past and present tense, in context, plot, first-person narrative.

Moral Lessons and Character Values: God and prayer, honor your parents, love your enemies, pray for those who persecute you, social structure and roles, remorse, repentance, confession, forgiveness, judging others, moral scruples, temptation, God’s help, relying on God’s word and commands, characteristics of true love, God’s mercy and working all things for good, true belief.

Activities and Writing Assignments: research or write about: British colonies, education in England, Victorian women, English poor, women’s role in society, class distinctions, religious climate, theme of love, self-worth, re-written perspective, Vulcan, spiritual growth, compare & contrast, religious tone, view of God.

Suggestions for Further Reading:  We include an in-depth reading list of more books by the same author(s) and other books that tie in with, or are similar to, Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë.

All of the unit lessons are written from a Christian perspective!

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Book Awards:
#10 on the Big Read List (UK’s top 200) • A timeless and classic British Gothic novel • #12 on The 100 Best Novels Written in English • #18 on The 100 Greatest Novels of All Time •
The Great American Read #10 (Top 100)

Extra Information

Progeny Press
Recommended Grade Level:
England 1800s
British Literature
Study Guide Page Count:
91 pages
Study Guide Author:
Jill Marie Wilson
For the Book By:
Charlotte Brontë

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    2 Reviews

  • Posted by Julie Tajonera on 25th Sep 2020



    With the thoroughness of the background study, the thought-provoking analysis questions, and the completeness of the teacher's key, this study lacks nothing! Also, the vocabulary and essay options make it a well- rounded English course. I highly recommend this study!

  • Posted by Wendy A. on 29th Aug 2016


    Easy to follow

    Easy to follow for the student and I like how in depth the questions are. I am never disappointed in one of your study guides. Thank you!