American Literature Resources for Teachers

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This course provides teachers with a variety of useful American literature resources. Access the course at any time to plan lessons, assess your students' knowledge and improve the quality of your American literature instruction.
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11 chapters in American Literature Resources for Teachers

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Ch 1. Classic American Literature Lesson Plans {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[159553].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - To Kill A Mockingbird Lesson Plan
Lesson 2 - To Kill a Mockingbird: Summary, Analysis and Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12794].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12794].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - To Kill a Mockingbird Essential Questions
Lesson 4 - Ethan Frome Lesson Plan
Lesson 5 - Ethan Frome: Summary, Characters, Setting & Themes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18173].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18173].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Moby Dick Lesson Plan
Lesson 7 - Herman Melville: Moby-Dick Summary and Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2296].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2296].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Captain Ahab in Moby Dick: Character Analysis & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11382].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11382].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Transcendentalism Lesson Plan
Lesson 10 - Transcendentalism: Impact on American Literature Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2300].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2300].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Kate Chopin Lesson Plan
Lesson 12 - Kate Chopin: Biography, Works, and Style Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2313].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2313].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - American Romanticism Lesson Plan
Lesson 14 - The Romantic Period in American Literature and Art Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2284].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2284].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 15 - Uncle Tom's Cabin Lesson Plan
Lesson 16 - Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe: Summary & Themes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[181641].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[181641].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 17 - The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Lesson Plan
Lesson 18 - My Antonia Lesson Plan
Lesson 19 - Shirley Jackson Lesson Plan
Lesson 20 - Shirley Jackson: Biography, Works & Influences Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[343167].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[343167].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 21 - The Awakening Activities
Lesson 22 - James Thurber Lesson Plan
Lesson 23 - James Thurber: Biography & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[397849].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[397849].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 24 - James Thurber: Short Stories, Books & Cartoons Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[397851].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[397851].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 25 - Robert W. Chambers: Biography & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[422683].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[422683].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 26 - Cornell Woolrich: Biography & Books Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[422703].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[422703].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 27 - The Tiger Who Would Be King: Summary & Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[422917].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[422917].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 28 - The Tiger who Would Be King: Theme & Moral Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[422919].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[422919].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 29 - Southern Gothic Literature Lesson Plan
Lesson 30 - Washington Irving Lesson Plan
Lesson 31 - St. Jean De Crevecoeur Lesson Plan
Lesson 32 - The Discourager of Hesitancy Lesson Plan
Lesson 33 - The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood Lesson Plan
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Lesson 1 - The Great Gatsby Lesson Plan
Lesson 2 - The American Dream in The Great Gatsby Lesson Plan
Lesson 3 - The Great Gatsby: Summary, Themes, Symbols, and Character Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2323].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2323].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - The American Dream in the Great Gatsby Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62694].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62694].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - A Horseman in the Sky Lesson Plan
Lesson 6 - Ernest Hemingway Lesson Plan
Lesson 7 - Ernest Hemingway: Biography, Works, and Style Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2324].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2324].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Hills Like White Elephants Lesson Plan
Lesson 9 - The Lost Generation Lesson Plan
Lesson 10 - Upton Sinclair Lesson Plan
Lesson 11 - Upton Sinclair: Facts, Books & Accomplishments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15301].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15301].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Upton Sinclair's The Jungle Lesson Plan
Lesson 13 - The Jungle by Upton Sinclair: Summary & Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15288].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15288].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Puritan Literature Lesson Plan
Lesson 2 - Puritan Literature: Characteristics & Authors Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[328373].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[328373].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God Lesson Plan
Lesson 4 - Sinners In The Hands Of An Angry God by Edwards: Summary, Analysis & Metaphors Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6334].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6334].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Anne Bradstreet Lesson Plan
Lesson 6 - Anne Bradstreet: Poems and Biography Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2277].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2277].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Bradford's Of Plymouth Plantation Lesson Plan
Lesson 8 - William Bradford's Of Plymouth Plantation: Summary & Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6291].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6291].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - The Scarlet Letter Lesson Plan
Lesson 10 - Symbols & Symbolism in The Scarlet Letter: Examples & Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[70572].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[70572].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - The Crucible Lesson Plan
Lesson 12 - The Crucible by Arthur Miller: Characters, Themes & Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18253].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18253].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - The Crucible Pre-Reading Activities
Lesson 14 - The Crucible Essential Questions
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Lesson 1 - Dances with Wolves Lesson Plan
Lesson 2 - Dances with Wolves Book Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224775].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224775].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Willa Cather Lesson Plan
Lesson 4 - Author Willa Cather: Biography & Works Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11185].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11185].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Zora Neale Hurston Lesson Plan
Lesson 6 - Zora Neale Hurston: Books & Poems Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[142605].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[142605].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Zora Neale Hurston: Quotes & Biography Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[142603].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[142603].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Push by Sapphire Lesson Plan
Lesson 9 - Push By Sapphire: Summary & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[275117].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[275117].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Steven Millhauser: Biography, Short Stories & Books Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[422721].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[422721].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - The Help Novel Lesson Plan
Lesson 12 - The Help: Book Summary & Characters Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[275131].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[275131].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - Chuck Palahniuk: Books & Short Stories Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[422715].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[422715].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - Chuck Palahniuk: Biography & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[422717].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[422717].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 15 - Chuck Palahniuk: Essays & Poems Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[422719].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[422719].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 16 - True Grit Novel Lesson Plan
Lesson 17 - True Grit: Book Summary & Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[275177].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[275177].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 18 - Realism in American Literature Lesson Plan
Lesson 19 - Carl Hiaasen: Biography & Facts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[422723].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[422723].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 20 - Carl Hiaasen: Books & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[422725].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[422725].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 21 - Anatomy of a Revolution Lesson Plan
Lesson 22 - Anatomy of a Revolution Book Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[333179].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[333179].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 23 - Flags of Our Fathers Book Lesson Plan
Lesson 24 - Flags of Our Fathers: Book Summary & Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[333217].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[333217].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 25 - Mother Night Essay Topics
Lesson 26 - Orphan Train Book Lesson Plan
Lesson 27 - Orphan Train Book: Summary & Themes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[341415].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[341415].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 28 - Orphan Train Discussion Questions
Lesson 29 - Amy Tan Lesson Plan
Lesson 30 - A Wagner Matinee Lesson Plan
Lesson 31 - A Wagner Matinee: Summary, Analysis & Theme Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[343175].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[343175].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 32 - O Pioneers! Lesson Plan
Lesson 33 - Jack Gantos Lesson Plan
Lesson 34 - Author Jack Gantos: Biography & Books Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[343309].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[343309].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 35 - Sharon Draper Lesson Plan
Lesson 36 - Always Running Lesson Plan
Lesson 37 - The Silence of the Lambs Lesson Plan
Lesson 38 - The Silence of the Lambs: Book Summary & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[397867].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[397867].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Dreaming in Cuban by Cristina Garcia: Summary & Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[433545].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[433545].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Dreaming in Cuban: Characters & Family Relationships Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[433547].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[433547].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Dreaming in Cuban: Theme Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[433549].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[433549].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Dreaming in Cuban Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[433551].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[433551].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Pilar in Dreaming in Cuban: Character & Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[433553].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[433553].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Lourdes in Dreaming in Cuban: Character & Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[433555].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[433555].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Celia in Dreaming in Cuban: Character & Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[433557].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[433557].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Celia's Letters in Dreaming in Cuban Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[433563].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[433563].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Identity in Dreaming in Cuban: Analysis & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[433565].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[433565].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional

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