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Don't Kill This Mockingbird

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Harper Lee's classic To Kill A Mockingbird is not only listed as one of the most frequently taught books but also one of the most frequently banned. The materials in this collection provide information about the parallels to Lee's life...
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Lord of the Flies Unit

For Teachers 9th Standards
The lessons in the Lord of the Flies Unit examine the dystopian novel as a microcosm for society. Pupils listen to an interview with William Golding as he elaborates on his rationale for selecting a remote island populated with only...
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Teacher’s Guide: The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
At first glance Sandra Cisneros' The House on Mango Street seems to be a charming collection of vignettes about a young Latina's observations about the people in her Chicago neighborhood. Developing questions that prompt readers to think...
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A Christmas Carol - The Story

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Thirty-six pages familiarize scholars with the story and vocabulary of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. After reading and listening to an abbreviated version of the holiday tale learners show what they know about the sequence of...
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A Teacher's Guide to the Signet Classics Edition of Mark Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed
Whether new to teaching The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn or an experienced pro, you’ll find useful resources in this teacher’s guide. The 40-page packet includes background information, historical context, an annotated list of...
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What Makes a Novel a Novel?

For Students 4th - 8th
As your authors prepare to write a hypothetical novel, they need all the inspiration they can find! Using a book they have already read (and enjoyed), learners complete a literary analysis by filling in eight short-answer questions....
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Let's Write a Collaborative Novel!

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Find out what it would be like for your class to write and publish a complete novel.
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Frankenstein

For Students 4th - 6th
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley is an interesting novel for students to explore. This comprehensive packet enables students to use critical thinking skills to evaluate what they read.
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A Strong Right Arm

For Students 4th - 6th
Through the book A Strong Right Arm by Michelle Y. Green, learners discuss the implications of a women playing on a Negro League baseball team. There are so many rich discussions that can be inspired by the questions in this packet.
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Letters from Rifka

For Students 7th
If you are looking for a way to lead students in a discussion as they read the book Letters from Rifka by Karen Hesse, you will find this resource invaluable. Learners can organize their progress through the book and answer...
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Julie of the Wolves

For Students 9th - 12th
Learners reading the book Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George can enhance their understanding of the novel using this comprehensive activity. Students can use the graphic organizers to display information and the many...
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A Guide to the Works of Jacqueline Woodson

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
New ReviewThe works of Jacqueline Woodson introduce readers to diverse characters and themes. A guide covers many of the author's best-known books such as Brown Girl Dreaming and Locomotion. Dive & Discuss and Explore & Extend activities...
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An Educator's Guide to the Works of Laurie Halse Anderson

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
New ReviewLaurie Halse Anderson tackles challenging topics for teens. An educator's guide shares activities for many of her novels such as Prom, Shout, and Wintergirls. Questions, perfect to use as either discussion or as essay prompts, accompany...
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Lord of the Flies Unit, Lesson 2: Leader of the Pack

For Teachers 9th Standards
New ReviewThe second lesson in the Lord of the Flies unit asks scholars to consider the characteristics of a good leader. After generating a list of these qualities, they annotate a passage from the novel highlighting the leadership qualities of...
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Lord of the Flies Unit, Lesson 1: I'm A Survivor

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
New ReviewWhat three readily available things would you grab in case of an emergency? That's the question that launches a unit study of William Golding's The Lord of the Flies. After sharing their choices, class members read Golding's rationale...
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A Teacher's Guide to the Signet Classic Edition of The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Love, jealousy, hatred! Gaston Leroux's The Phantom of the Opera has it all. Whether or not you have used Gaston Leroux's novel with your classes, you will find much value in this resource. The guide includes background information, an...
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Picture Books

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Aspiring artists and budding writers combine their skills in an interactive lesson. Young scholars become authors when they create their own picture books focused on social justice. The resource guides learners through the writing and...
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Looking for Alaska

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Looking for Alaska is the subject of a short PBS video that encourages viewers to read John Green's award-winning young adult novel about first love. 
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The Color Purple

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
A clip from the documentary Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth features Walker discussing her writing process and why she chose to write The Color Purple as an epistolary novel. The resource is part of PBS' American Masters series.
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George R.R. Martin Discusses Lord of the Rings

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
George R.R. Martin, famous in his own right for heroes, villains, dragons, and direwolves, offers his rationale for why viewers should vote for J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings with its elves, wizards, and hobbits as part of the Great...
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Why Should You Read “Dune” by Frank Herbert?

For Students 6th - Higher Ed
Not every reader is a sci-fi fan. Sad, but true. However, a short TedEd video may just convince nonfans to delve into Frank Herbert's modern epic Dune. Who could help but be intrigued by an epic tale of heroes, villains, and monsters?
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Catch-22 by Joseph Heller

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Narrators of a short video offer their rationale for why Catch 22 should be included in the Great American Read program. They touch on the key themes in Heller's satirical and sobering novel about Captain John Yossarian and the catch-22s...
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And Then There Were None

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Justice and murder are the heart of the best mysteries. The writers interviewed for this episode of the Great American Read try to convince viewers that the best of this genre is Agatha Christie's And Then There Were None. 
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The Call of the Wild

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Jack London's books feature male characters, but that doesn't mean they're just for boys! Chelsea Clinton and Shanna Peeples discuss the underlying messages of love and sacrifice in The Call of the Wild, as well as the conflict of man...