Nonfiction Literature Lesson Plans & Resources

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5 chapters in Nonfiction Literature Lesson Plans & Resources

Ch 1. Teaching Nonfiction Books & Memoirs {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[159561].percentComplete}}% complete
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - A Night to Remember Book Lesson Plan
Lesson 2 - Into the Wild Lesson Plan
Lesson 3 - Into the Wild: Summary & Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[149584].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[149584].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - A Child Called It Lesson Plan
Lesson 5 - A Child Called It: Book Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[153757].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[153757].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - In Cold Blood Lesson Plan
Lesson 7 - Capote's In Cold Blood: Summary & Characters Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54373].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54373].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Rain of Gold Lesson Plan
Lesson 9 - Rain of Gold: Summary & Characters Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[268019].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[268019].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee Lesson Plan
Lesson 11 - Dee Brown's Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[40610].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[40610].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - An American Plague Lesson Plan
Lesson 13 - An American Plague: Book Summary & Characters Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[324307].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[324307].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - Silent Spring Lesson Plan
Lesson 15 - Kids on Strike! Lesson Plan
Lesson 16 - Kids on Strike! by Susan Campbell Bartoletti Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[403603].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[403603].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 17 - Worse Than War Lesson Plan
Lesson 18 - Worse Than War Book Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[427933].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[427933].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Literary Nonfiction Lesson Plan
Lesson 2 - Literary Nonfiction: Essays, Diaries, Letters, & More Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28694].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28694].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Prose Lesson Plan
Lesson 4 - Autobiography Lesson Plan
Lesson 5 - Practice Analyzing and Interpreting a Biography/Autobiography Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28762].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28762].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Biography Lesson Plan
Lesson 7 - Autobiography: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22408].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22408].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Biography Lesson Plan for Elementary School
Lesson 9 - Writing a Biography Lesson Plan for Elementary School
Lesson 10 - Autobiography Lesson Plan for Elementary School
Lesson 11 - Biography Projects for Middle School
Lesson 12 - Preamble Lesson Plan
Lesson 13 - What is a Preamble? - Definition, Purpose & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21443].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21443].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - Text Features Lesson Plan
Lesson 15 - What is a Text Feature? - Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21479].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21479].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 16 - Nonfiction Text Features Lesson Plan
Lesson 17 - What are Nonfiction Text Features? - Examples & Overview Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[59016].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[59016].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 18 - Informational Text Lesson Plan
Lesson 19 - What is Informational Text? - Definition, Characteristics & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22355].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22355].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 20 - Informational Text Activities for High School
Lesson 21 - Persuasive Text Lesson Plan
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Lesson 1 - A Long Walk to Water Lesson Plan
Lesson 2 - A Long Walk to Water: Summary & Themes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[452401].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[452401].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - A Long Walk to Water: Characters & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[452403].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[452403].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[452677].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[452677].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Characters & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[452679].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[452679].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass Lesson Plan
Lesson 7 - Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass: Summary & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[196419].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[196419].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - The Voice That Challenged a Nation Lesson Plan
Lesson 9 - The Voice That Challenged a Nation: Summary & Characters Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[353869].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[353869].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Slave Narratives Lesson Plan
Lesson 11 - American Slave Narrative: Definition & Overview Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11173].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11173].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - God Grew Tired of Us Lesson Plan
Lesson 13 - God Grew Tired of Us: Book Summary & Overview Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[148528].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[148528].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - The Color of Water Lesson Plan
Lesson 15 - The Color of Water: Summary & Themes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[196479].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[196479].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 16 - Warriors Don't Cry Lesson Plan
Lesson 17 - Warriors Don't Cry: Summary & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224635].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[224635].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 18 - The Pursuit of Happyness Lesson Plan
Lesson 19 - The Pursuit of Happyness: Book Summary & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[402713].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[402713].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Fish Cheeks Lesson Plan
Lesson 2 - Fish Cheeks: Summary & Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22348].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22348].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Chinese Cinderella Lesson Plan
Lesson 4 - Chinese Cinderella: Summary & Setting Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[163305].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[163305].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Chinese Cinderella: Characters & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[163307].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[163307].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Farewell to Manzanar Lesson Plan
Lesson 7 - Farewell to Manzanar: Summary, Characters, Themes & Author Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18194].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18194].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Red Scarf Girl Lesson Plan
Lesson 9 - Red Scarf Girl: Summary & Themes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[115748].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[115748].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Red Scarf Girl: Characters & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[115749].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[115749].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Hiroshima Novel Lesson Plan
Lesson 12 - Hiroshima: Book Summary, Characters & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[289239].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[289239].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - The Allegory of the Cave Lesson Plan
Lesson 2 - The Allegory of the Cave by Plato: Summary, Analysis & Explanation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9891].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9891].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - A Modest Proposal Lesson Plan
Lesson 4 - Jonathan Swift's A Modest Proposal: Summary & Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8250].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8250].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Thoreau's Civil Disobedience Lesson Plan
Lesson 6 - Henry David Thoreau's Civil Disobedience: Summary and Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2700].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2700].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Anthem by Ayn Rand Lesson Plan
Lesson 8 - Anthem by Ayn Rand: Book Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[153841].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[153841].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Emerson's Self-Reliance Lesson Plan
Lesson 10 - Self-Reliance: Ralph Waldo Emerson's Transcendental Essay Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2301].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2301].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Henry David Thoreau Lesson Plan
Lesson 12 - Henry David Thoreau's Walden: Summary and Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2302].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2302].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - Humanism Lesson Plan
Lesson 14 - Humanism in the Renaissance: Recognizing the Beauty of the Individual Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2818].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2818].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 15 - Idealism Lesson Plan
Lesson 16 - Platonic Idealism: Plato and His Influence Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1029].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1029].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 17 - Greek Philosophers Lesson Plan
Lesson 18 - Who was Aristotle? - Definition & Philosophy Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7846].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7846].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 19 - Socrates: Life, Death and Philosophy Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1028].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1028].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 20 - Who is Plato? - Philosophies, Ideas & Contributions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9944].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9944].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 21 - Descartes Lesson Plan
Lesson 22 - Rene Descartes and the Union of Religion and Philosophy Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1161].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1161].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 23 - Utopian Society Lesson Plan
Lesson 24 - A Modest Proposal Comprehension Questions
Lesson 25 - Mere Christianity Lesson Plan
Lesson 26 - C.S. Lewis' Mere Christianity: Summary & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[315911].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[315911].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 27 - Mein Kampf Lesson Plan
Lesson 28 - Mein Kampf: Definition, Summary & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[316121].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[316121].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 29 - A Modest Proposal Activities
Lesson 30 - This I Believe Lesson Plan

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