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Labor

American

Social History
80.06.06 Work and the American Dream
80.06.07 Our Working History
82.06.12 Earning Money and Spending it Wisely

Laboratory Skills

Basic
80.05.08 Matter

Language Instruction

Second Language Instruction
11.03.02 Silence, Songs, and Sounds: Developing Second Language Literacy through Poetry
12.02.02 Learning about Others while Talking about Self: Role-Playing around the Francophone World, Using Passports and "Fauxbook" Profiles

Latin America

Argentina
08.01.07 Dictatorship and Transition in the Southern Cone

Biography
00.01.02 Exploring Character and Culture in the Lives of Three Remarkable Women of Latin America

Chile
08.01.07 Dictatorship and Transition in the Southern Cone

Culture
85.04.04 The Geophysics and Cultural Aspects of the Greater Antilles
86.02.02 The Evolvement of Latin American Cultural Consciousness . . . From its Roots in the Old World to its Impact on the Americas
86.02.03 1986 Capsule: Hispanic Influence in the New World
92.02.03 The Culture of Conquest in the Modern World
94.03.02 Cultural Aspects of Spanish in America
96.04.02 Four Immigrant Groups: Their Lives and Music

Arts and Crafts
87.01.02 Studio Art Lessons Based on Latin American Arts and Crafts

Brazil
00.05.02 Exploring the Folk Instruments and Sounds of Kenya and Brazil
00.05.03 Brazilian Culture through Music

Gender Roles
97.01.08 Survey of Latin-American Culture Through Literature

Short Story
87.01.08 The Latin American Short Story: A Cultural Tradition

Drama
97.01.09 Caribbean Voices: Dramatic Scenes Influenced by Latino Culture

History
92.02.06 Dividing the Spoils: Portugal and Spain in South America
97.01.06 Twentieth Century Latin American Writing: Books, Stories, Folktales, Poetry, and More
98.05.09 Becoming a "Gringo": Immigrants, Language Learning and Acculturation
14.01.06 Writing from Images: Bringing the Latin American Heritage into the Classroom
15.02.06 Latino Identity in the Civil Rights Movement

Brazil
00.05.03 Brazilian Culture through Music

Colonial
85.04.06 Revolts Against Colonial Rule in Latin America in the Early Nineteenth Century
86.02.02 The Evolvement of Latin American Cultural Consciousness . . . From its Roots in the Old World to its Impact on the Americas
86.02.03 1986 Capsule: Hispanic Influence in the New World
19.02.03 Latinx History

Indigenous Peoples
19.02.03 Latinx History

Liberation Theology
82.05.07 The History of the Catholic Church in Latin America and Liberation Theology

Literature
92.02.06 Dividing the Spoils: Portugal and Spain in South America
92.04.10 Topic: A View of Three Cultures through the Eyes of Three Contemporary Women Writers
97.01.07 Latin American Short Fiction
09.02.04 Advanced Spanish Taught through the Short Stories of Quiroga
13.02.08 Understanding Immigrant and Migrant Fiction
16.02.07 Cuba! Identity Revealed through Cultural Connections

Children's Literature
97.01.02 Reflections in a Latin American Mirror

Marquez

Short Story
89.03.01 Gabriel Garcia Márquez: A Latin American in Search of His Identity

Poetry
91.04.02 Spanish-American Voices in American Poetry
97.01.03 La Presencia africana en el Caribe: Un análisis de la poesía afroantillana (The African Presence in the Caribbean: An analysis of African-Antillean poetry)
97.01.05 The Influence of Musical Folk Traditions in the Poetry of Langston Hughes and Nicolás Guillén
97.01.06 Twentieth Century Latin American Writing: Books, Stories, Folktales, Poetry, and More

Popul Vuh
99.02.07 Broken Shields/Enduring Culture

Mexico
97.01.04 A Close Look at Mexico

Puerto Rico
16.03.03 Democracy and Citizenship: The Complex Case of Puerto Rico

Women Writers
00.01.03 Truth and Identity in Autobiography: Teaching Esmeralda Santiago’s novel When I Was Puerto Rican

Social History
94.03.02 Cultural Aspects of Spanish in America

Caribbean Authors
85.04.03 Famous Hispanics

Women
00.01.02 Exploring Character and Culture in the Lives of Three Remarkable Women of Latin America

Writers
00.01.03 Truth and Identity in Autobiography: Teaching Esmeralda Santiago’s novel When I Was Puerto Rican
20.01.04 Then and Now: Fueling the Next Generation to Establish New Expectations and Traditions
20.01.05 They Weren’t Always Mad, Sad, or Bad: Transitions into Womanhood
20.01.06 Leaving Mango Street and Stereotyped Gender Roles Behind
20.01.07 Case Studies on Women and their Impact on Society: Using Powerful Narratives of Women to Teach the CRAIGs.

Law

Adoption
94.01.06 Children and Authority: Roles, Rights, and Responsibilities

Affirmative Action
96.01.12 Affirmative Action Debate
96.01.13 Affirmative Action: Is It Still Necessary?

American
82.03.05 Sources of Law: Related Cases for the Language: Minority Student
92.01.04 What Effect Does A Communities Attitudes/Values/And Beliefs Effect Student Behavior And Influence Curriculum
98.04.02 "We, the People": New Voices in the Constitutional Debates
14.03.02 Educational Injustice in the United States
14.03.03 Almost a Citizen: A History of Social Injustice in America
19.02.05 On Teaching Race in the Classroom: A Foundational Thematic Approach to Race & Law in the US History Curriculum

Bill of Rights
95.03.02 Understanding the Significance of the Nationalization of the Bill of Rights
95.03.05 The Constitution, Juvenile Justice, and You
96.01.15 Multiculturalism: Does the American Commitment to Constitutional Freedoms Negate the Prospect of Cultural Unity?
00.02.02 ...By Reason of Insanity An Exploration of the Mental Disease/Defect Defense
00.02.04 Search and Seizure
04.01.03 In God We Trust: Public Schools and Religious Freedom
04.01.04 Understanding and Implementing the First Amendment

Fourth Amendment

Privacy
00.03.01 Invasion of Privacy--Has Cyber-Technology Made Privacy a Thing of the Past?
08.01.03 The Switchroom: NSA Spying and Defending the Constitution

Brown vs Board of Education
88.01.03 School Desegregation and Prejudice in the United States
92.01.09 The Brown Decision: Fact or Myth in Connecticut?
04.01.05 Who Put the You in Utopia?
04.01.07 The Legacy of the Warren Court
04.01.09 What’s in a Word: Investigating the Language of the Brown v. Board Era
14.03.05 Hidden Realities: School Desegregation and the Law — Brown and Black Victories During the Civil Rights Era
19.02.01 Race and the Law: The Story of Housing and School Segregation in the United States

Business
91.01.02 The Law in the North and South as It Relates to Business from the 1900s to the 1990s

Constitutional Rights
00.03.03 Constitutional Privacy in the 21st Century The Information Highway & Your Right to Privacy

Privacy
00.03.03 Constitutional Privacy in the 21st Century The Information Highway & Your Right to Privacy

Child Custody
94.01.05 To what extent is the application of family law in the best interests of children?
94.01.06 Children and Authority: Roles, Rights, and Responsibilities
94.01.07 Adolescent Pregnancy and Parenthood: Understanding Its Responsibilities and Impact on Life

Teenage Fathers
94.01.03 Minority Teenage Fathers: Rights and Responsibilities

Teenage Parents
82.03.02 Child Custody
94.01.07 Adolescent Pregnancy and Parenthood: Understanding Its Responsibilities and Impact on Life

Children's Rights
94.01.05 To what extent is the application of family law in the best interests of children?
94.01.06 Children and Authority: Roles, Rights, and Responsibilities
94.01.08 A Child’s Rights in the Eyes of the Law
95.03.01 The Justice System and Connecticut’s Young People
00.02.05 Juvenile Delinquency: Cause and Effect
00.03.04 Democracy, Race, and Privacy: The Hypocritical Failures of the United States

Citizens Rights
95.03.05 The Constitution, Juvenile Justice, and You
00.03.07 Human Cloning, Genetic Engineering and Privacy
04.01.06 The ADA, the Supreme Court, and Self-Advocacy

Fourteenth Amendment
00.02.01 Rehabilitation and Control of Juvenile Delinquency Offenders
14.03.07 The Thirteenth, Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendments and the Dred Scott Decision: An Unlikely Stop on the Way to Citizenship
14.03.08 American Citizenship and the 14th Amendment: Conflicts and Resolutions in Education

Comparative

Ancient Greek and American
84.02.08 The Athenian Court and the American Court System

Contemporary

in Education
14.03.02 Educational Injustice in the United States
14.03.06 Race, Socioeconomics, the Law, and Public Schools: Should the American Public Care if Our Schools Are Racially and Socioeconomically Segregated?
14.03.10 Separate, but Equal: Is There Still Segregation in Education?

Supreme Court Cases, Student/Teacher Rights
92.01.08 Children Shall be Seen and Not Heard: The First Amendment and the Public School Student
04.01.03 In God We Trust: Public Schools and Religious Freedom
04.01.04 Understanding and Implementing the First Amendment
19.02.01 Race and the Law: The Story of Housing and School Segregation in the United States

Scopes Trial
88.01.02 The Constitution, Censorship and the Schools: Tennessee v. John Thomas Scopes

Teenage Rights
88.01.01 Debating Teenage Rights
91.01.02 The Law in the North and South as It Relates to Business from the 1900s to the 1990s

Criminal Justice
95.03.02 Understanding the Significance of the Nationalization of the Bill of Rights
95.03.04 The Mirror of Justice Is it Blind?
96.01.10 Black Skin, White Justice: Race Matters in the Criminal Justice System
00.02.01 Rehabilitation and Control of Juvenile Delinquency Offenders
00.02.05 Juvenile Delinquency: Cause and Effect
00.03.04 Democracy, Race, and Privacy: The Hypocritical Failures of the United States

Simpson, O. J.
96.01.09 Playing the Race Card: Two Famous Criminal Trials

Cultural Conflicts
96.01.08 The Impact of Culture on U.S. Law

Disabilities and Rights
04.01.06 The ADA, the Supreme Court, and Self-Advocacy
06.03.07 The Path to Opportunity: A Study of Disability Rights in Postwar America
07.05.12 Understanding and Supporting Our Peers with Cognitive Challenges

Education
00.03.06 Privacy Issues and Disabled Persons
14.03.09 Doghouse Schools and the Edgewood Kids: The Fight for Educational Opportunity from Plessy to Rodriguez
14.03.10 Separate, but Equal: Is There Still Segregation in Education?

Enforcement
95.03.03 Understanding Criminal Justice
95.03.04 The Mirror of Justice Is it Blind?
95.03.08 You and the Law—Beating the Odds

Electronic Surveillance
83.04.07 Electronic Surveillance: Unlawful Invasion of Privacy or Justifiable Law Enforcement
08.01.03 The Switchroom: NSA Spying and Defending the Constitution

Fourth Amendment
00.03.05 Privacy in the Age of Video Surveillance This Is Not Your Father’s Candid Camera

Environmental

Clean Air Act
99.06.04 Problem Solving Using Mathematics Spatially to Interpret Environmental Issues

Water
03.05.08 WHO Wants Clean Water! Do You? Solving Conflicts Over International Water Rights Issues

Euthanasia
01.01.03 The Connection Between Medicine, Ethics, and Law: The Right to Die

Family Law
94.01.08 A Child’s Rights in the Eyes of the Law

Fourteenth Amendment
96.01.06 Multicultural Issues and the Law: Gender and Race Based Schooling

Genetics
01.01.02 The Genome: Controversy for All Times

Genetic Engineering
04.01.01 A Clone of Your Own: The Legal Issues and the Future of Genetic Engineering on Humans

Immigration
99.03.06 The Italian Immigrant Experience in America (1870-1920)

Insanity Defense
00.02.02 ...By Reason of Insanity An Exploration of the Mental Disease/Defect Defense

International
19.02.02 Talking Back to Empire: Investigating International Issues & Human Rights With New Lenses

Judicial System
00.02.03 Democracy Speaks Through Criminal Law?

Juvenile Court System
92.01.02 An Introduction to Students’ Rights in the Juvenile Justice System: Lesson Plan and Information
95.03.01 The Justice System and Connecticut’s Young People
95.03.03 Understanding Criminal Justice
95.03.05 The Constitution, Juvenile Justice, and You

Juvenile Curfews
94.01.08 A Child’s Rights in the Eyes of the Law

Juvenile Delinquency
00.02.01 Rehabilitation and Control of Juvenile Delinquency Offenders

Learning Disabilities
92.01.05 Getting to Know Your Classmates with Special Needs

Organ and Tissue Donation
01.01.06 Organ and Tissue Donors

Patients' Rights
01.01.01 How Right Are Patients' Rights?
01.01.03 The Connection Between Medicine, Ethics, and Law: The Right to Die

Privacy
00.03.04 Democracy, Race, and Privacy: The Hypocritical Failures of the United States
00.03.05 Privacy in the Age of Video Surveillance This Is Not Your Father’s Candid Camera
00.03.06 Privacy Issues and Disabled Persons

Internet and
00.03.03 Constitutional Privacy in the 21st Century The Information Highway & Your Right to Privacy

School Desegregation
92.01.09 The Brown Decision: Fact or Myth in Connecticut?
19.02.01 Race and the Law: The Story of Housing and School Segregation in the United States

Sentencing and Punishment
95.03.09 The Death Sentence Remains A Question
00.02.01 Rehabilitation and Control of Juvenile Delinquency Offenders

Supreme Court
92.01.10 The Law and Discipline in the Classroom
94.04.03 Mosaic America: Patterns of Racism
95.03.09 The Death Sentence Remains A Question
96.01.13 Affirmative Action: Is It Still Necessary?
00.02.04 Search and Seizure
04.01.01 A Clone of Your Own: The Legal Issues and the Future of Genetic Engineering on Humans
04.01.02 The Supreme Court and American Society: The Dred Scott Case
04.01.03 In God We Trust: Public Schools and Religious Freedom
04.01.04 Understanding and Implementing the First Amendment
04.01.05 Who Put the You in Utopia?
04.01.06 The ADA, the Supreme Court, and Self-Advocacy
04.01.07 The Legacy of the Warren Court
04.01.08 The History of Child Labor in the United States: Hammer v. Dagenhart
04.01.09 What’s in a Word: Investigating the Language of the Brown v. Board Era
14.03.09 Doghouse Schools and the Edgewood Kids: The Fight for Educational Opportunity from Plessy to Rodriguez

Teenage Fathers
94.01.07 Adolescent Pregnancy and Parenthood: Understanding Its Responsibilities and Impact on Life

Teenage Rights
95.03.01 The Justice System and Connecticut’s Young People
95.03.05 The Constitution, Juvenile Justice, and You
00.02.01 Rehabilitation and Control of Juvenile Delinquency Offenders
00.02.06 Juvenile Justice/The Real Deal

Tobacco Marketing
01.01.05 Making Choices about Tobacco Use

Writ of Habeas Corpus
08.01.01 The Writ of Habeas Corpus, The Constitution and Abraham Lincoln, War President

Lawrence, Jacob

General
93.04.09 Seven Famous African-American Masters of American Art
95.04.07 Mosaic America: Paths To The Present

Life of
92.04.04 The African-American Experience in the 20th Century through the Art and Life of Jacob Lawrence and the Novels of Bruce Brooks and Lorene Cary

Paintings of
92.04.04 The African-American Experience in the 20th Century through the Art and Life of Jacob Lawrence and the Novels of Bruce Brooks and Lorene Cary
01.03.03 African American Poetry: Songs of Protest and Pride
01.04.03 Utilizing Art, Literature and Film to Teach Black History
04.03.06 A Bird's Eye View of the Caribbean: Art, Folklore, and Music (A Supplement to African American Studies)

Lincoln, Abraham
85.05.03 Lincoln, the Great Emancipator??
95.02.06 Lincoln, Douglass and Black Emergence: Literature and Politics, 1840-1865
08.04.04 Whitman, Lincoln, and Brady; Three Perspectives on a Nation Divided

Literature (see Drama; Poetry)

Adolescence
92.04.04 The African-American Experience in the 20th Century through the Art and Life of Jacob Lawrence and the Novels of Bruce Brooks and Lorene Cary
04.03.05 How to be an Individual: Analyzing Society’s Influence on Us through Art and Literature
10.02.12 Better Read than Viewed? Contrasting the Novel and Film
13.02.05 Growing Up in Urban America
17.01.08 Jekyll and Hide: Repressing Society's Undesirables

Identity and Moral Development
02.01.09 Survivor: Not Just a TV Show -- An exploration of the character traits of survivors of the teenage years
07.01.01 The Search for Self: Voices of Adolescence in Literature
08.02.04 Coming of Age as a Reader, Writer and Thinker
10.02.05 Reading Characters, Reading Ourselves: Reflecting with Monster's Steve Harmon
10.02.06 Creating Character: Performance, Analysis, and Social Development Using Romeo and Juliet
10.02.10 I Like What I Like, Because I Like It! An Epistemological Approach to Literary Analysis and Interpretation
12.02.02 Learning about Others while Talking about Self: Role-Playing around the Francophone World, Using Passports and "Fauxbook" Profiles
16.02.02 Right, Wrong, and along the Continuum... You
16.02.03 Discovering Yourself in the Voices of Others: Exploring Literary Aspects of Constructing an Identity
16.02.04 Helping Special Education Students Define Their Identity Through Literature
16.02.05 Liber-acy: Liberation from Trauma through Literacy
16.02.06 Music as Identity
16.02.07 Cuba! Identity Revealed through Cultural Connections
16.02.08 Racism and Identity in Invisible Man: Strategies for helping "Non-traditional" AP Students Succeed
16.02.09 The Confusion of Identity Exploration in Middle School
19.02.06 Identity and Social Justice
19.02.10 Teaching “The Outsiders” from a Critical Race Perspective
20.01.04 Then and Now: Fueling the Next Generation to Establish New Expectations and Traditions
20.01.05 They Weren’t Always Mad, Sad, or Bad: Transitions into Womanhood
20.01.06 Leaving Mango Street and Stereotyped Gender Roles Behind

Life's Journey
08.02.05 Reshaping our Lives with the Circular Journey of Storytelling

Short Story
04.02.10 Sacred Cows for High School Creative Writing Students

Adventure
97.02.11 Beyond R. L. Stine: Read-Aloud Books and Group Activities for Fifth Graders

Novel

Burroughs, Edgar Rice
87.02.05 Would You Like to Swing on a Vine?: The Epic Tradition and Edgar Rice Burroughs

African
98.02.04 Three African Trickster Myths/Tales -- Primary Style

Fables
96.01.03 Multiculturalism Through African Folk Tales and Mayan Myths

Mythology
98.02.03 African Myths and What They Teach

Novel
82.04.01 Teaching African Literature in English

African American (see African Americans)

Afrofuturism
19.02.07 Decolonizing the Imagination: Teaching about Race Using Afrofuturism and Critical Race Theory
19.02.08 Using Afrofuturism to Re-Vision My Place in the World

Angelou, Maya
03.03.06 Analyzing Maya Angelou’s Poems as a Window into Her Character

Autobiography
91.03.02 Prince Hall and His Organization of Black Freemasons in the United States
91.03.05 “Douglass, Booker T. and W.E.B.” A Study of Black Educational Theories
91.03.08 Dark Voices From Unmarked Graves
91.03.09 Building Dreams—Who is there to help you?
91.03.10 Amazing Grace
02.01.08 Child Survival Stories: Hope to Cope

Baraka, Amiri
09.02.11 And the Beat Goes On: American Art and Literature from 1950 to Present

Biography
90.05.08 A Cultural Outlook on the History of Black American Families in the Rural South
91.03.02 Prince Hall and His Organization of Black Freemasons in the United States
12.02.04 Biography in the Moment: Studying Civil Rights Leaders at Their Moment of Glory

Black History
82.02.08 His Story/Her Story/Your Story
92.03.02 Tales from the City

Blues
97.05.06 The Blues Impulse—An Era and the Ambiguity of Adolescence

Caribbean
04.03.06 A Bird's Eye View of the Caribbean: Art, Folklore, and Music (A Supplement to African American Studies)

Family
90.04.07 Portrait of The African American Family
90.05.09 American Families: Portraits of African-American Members
90.05.10 The Family That Endured An Historical View of African-American Families As Seen Through American Literature and Art
02.01.10 Willie and Friends: Overcomers in the Land - Stories by Faith Ringgold
03.02.02 Our Side of the Story: African Americans Share Their Experiences of Slavery
13.01.01 Making Meaning: The Search for Identity through Family History

Folktales (see Folktales)
83.06.07 Black Onyx: Black Folktales
90.04.05 How the African American Storyteller Impacts the Black Family and Society
93.02.06 Choose Your Path

General
78.02.01 A Middle School Approach to Black Literature: An Introduction to Dunbar, Johnson, Hughes, and Angelou
91.03.10 Amazing Grace
92.04.02 Colonial Living: A Look at the Arts, Crafts, History, and Literature of Early Americans
92.04.03 Crisis Times for African Americans
92.04.10 Topic: A View of Three Cultures through the Eyes of Three Contemporary Women Writers
95.04.06 Pathways to The Imagination ‘Creative Writing 101’
96.01.01 An Analysis of Jim Crow Laws and their Effects on Race Relations
97.02.05 Examining African-American Culture through the Use of Children's Literature
18.01.04 Paths to Prosperity: African Americans in Search of the American Dream

Harlem Renaissance (see Harlem Renaissance)
78.02.03 Harlem Renaissance: Pivotal Period in the Development of Afro-American Culture
78.02.08 The Social Contributions of The Harlem Renaissance
81.01.08 Yet Do I Marvel: A Comparative Study of Black American Literature
91.01.07 African American Literature: A Contrast between North and South
92.03.02 Tales from the City
92.03.07 Recognizing Voice and Finding Your Own Voice in Writing About the City
92.04.04 The African-American Experience in the 20th Century through the Art and Life of Jacob Lawrence and the Novels of Bruce Brooks and Lorene Cary
00.04.04 The Harlem Renaissance Births a Black Culture
11.02.04 Ralph Ellison's View of His Time

Hughes, Langston
79.01.03 The Stranger Redeemed: A Portrait of a Black Poet
91.03.01 Langston Hughes: Voice Among Voices
96.01.01 An Analysis of Jim Crow Laws and their Effects on Race Relations
97.01.05 The Influence of Musical Folk Traditions in the Poetry of Langston Hughes and Nicolás Guillén

Hurston, Zora Neale
88.03.03 Reading and Writing the Autobiography With a Study of Zora Neale Hurston
90.05.08 A Cultural Outlook on the History of Black American Families in the Rural South
93.02.10 Folktales of Zora Neale Hurston

Males
95.04.03 Male Image Building Utilizing the Writing Process

Myers, Walter Dean
10.02.05 Reading Characters, Reading Ourselves: Reflecting with Monster's Steve Harmon

New Haven, Connecticut 18th and 19th Centuries
88.02.05 The Insights of American Blacks During the 19th and 20th Centuries in New Haven, Connecticut

Novels
16.02.08 Racism and Identity in Invisible Man: Strategies for helping "Non-traditional" AP Students Succeed
16.02.09 The Confusion of Identity Exploration in Middle School
19.02.09 An Approach to Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry
20.01.11 Born Naked: Gender Roles in Literature and Life

Oral Tradition
84.04.05 Talkin Loud Black Oral Tradition
90.04.05 How the African American Storyteller Impacts the Black Family and Society
05.01.06 Using Oral Traditions to Improve Verbal and Listening Skills

Picture Books
97.02.08 Celebrate a People!

Poetry
86.04.09 The Poetry of 20th Century Black America
87.03.04 Understanding and Appreciating Poetry: Afro-Americans and Their Poetry
89.02.03 Character Portrayal In Reading And Writing Poetry
89.02.09 RAP: Reading in the Arts and Poetry
91.04.05 Steps Toward Writing Poetry
96.01.01 An Analysis of Jim Crow Laws and their Effects on Race Relations
97.03.07 “Women of Color”: A Fight For Change “Through Literature”
97.05.05 Creating Blues: An Interdisciplinary Study
97.05.09 Visual Blues—On the Move: Visual Art Syntheses of the Blues Impulse
01.03.01 "African American Poetry: Miss Wednesday and Friends take us on a Journey of Feelings and Friendship"
01.03.02 African American Poetry: Family and Traditions
11.03.04 Song of Myself: The Study of Hip Hop, Poetry and the Personal Statement in the Secondary English Classroom
11.03.07 A Study of Poetry in Middle School
11.03.09 Multiculturalism, Language and Poetry: Exploring These Avenues through the Sound of Words
11.03.10 More than Rhythm and Rhyme: An Acoustic Trek through the African American Experience

Revolutionary War
92.04.02 Colonial Living: A Look at the Arts, Crafts, History, and Literature of Early Americans

Short Story
78.02.04 The Black Man in Late Nineteenth-Century Literature: A Comparison of the Short Stories of Page and Cable with Those of Their Black Counterparts, Chesnutt and Dunbar
92.04.06 From Remus to Rap: A History in Theory and Practice of the African-American Storytelling Tradition

The Sixties
81.01.08 Yet Do I Marvel: A Comparative Study of Black American Literature

Slave Narrative
91.03.06 Slave Narrative and Autobiography
91.03.08 Dark Voices From Unmarked Graves
03.02.02 Our Side of the Story: African Americans Share Their Experiences of Slavery

Slavery (see Slavery)
89.05.08 The Roots of The Modern Day African Americans And The Suggested Motivation For A Bright Future (Actual Experiences of Booker T. Washington, Frederick Douglass And Joseph Sengbe (Cinque))
99.01.03 "This is Not a Story to Pass On": Teaching Toni Morrison's Beloved
02.01.02 Looking at Human Struggle Through The Language Arts Curriculum: The Faces of Slavery

Wilson, August
08.04.05 Toward a Democratic Literature: The Study of Miller’s Death of a Salesman and Wilson’s Twentieth Century Cycle in the Twenty-first Century

Women in
80.03.04 Images of Black Women in Drama
90.05.08 A Cultural Outlook on the History of Black American Families in the Rural South
91.03.03 Magic, Sass, and Rage
97.03.01 Struggle of the Black Women
97.03.07 “Women of Color”: A Fight For Change “Through Literature”
97.03.09 American Girls Through Time and Trial
15.02.08 Placing Literature in a Cultural Studies Framework: The Color Purple
20.01.10 Women in Fiction / Women in Fact: Power and Worth Exposed by Pandemics

American
15.02.10 Code Switching: Celebrating Cultural Dialects in American Speech

Alcott, Louisa May
99.01.06 Louisa May Alcott: Her Life, Her Times and Her Literature

Amish
97.03.09 American Girls Through Time and Trial

and Art
04.03.10 Discovering American Identity through Writings and Paintings, 1800-1845

Autobiography
85.03.03 Autobiography: Maya Angelou

Biography (see Biography)
85.03.04 Steinbeck: Biography As A Tool In Teaching Reading And Writing Skills
97.03.08 Common Threads Weave Together the Lives of Civil War Women
12.02.04 Biography in the Moment: Studying Civil Rights Leaders at Their Moment of Glory
12.02.08 Virginia Woolf and Roger Fry: Distant Experiences United in Style
12.02.10 The Biographies of April 1861

Bradbury, Ray
19.01.03 Digital Lives and the Impact of Technology: Utopia or Dystopia?

Cajun
88.02.01 The Cajuns: Natives with a Difference!

Civil and the Wild
07.01.05 The Civil and the Wild in American Discourse

Civil Rights (see Civil Rights)
08.04.01 Dissent in Democracy: Subverting the Dominant Paradigm
12.02.04 Biography in the Moment: Studying Civil Rights Leaders at Their Moment of Glory

Civil War
97.02.02 Literature of the U.S. Civil War
97.03.05 All American Girl
04.02.09 His Story, Her Story: Voices from the Civil War in Children’s Literature
12.02.10 The Biographies of April 1861

Detective Novel
82.01.03 History/Mystery: Regionalism and Ethnicity in the American Detective Novel
89.04.05 American Detectives: On TV and in Books
99.04.04 Reading Clues Closely
99.04.09 Using Detective Fiction To Raise Interest in High School Readers

Family
89.05.09 Images of the American Family
90.04.01 Changing Images of the American Family in Literature and Media: 1945-1990
90.05.01 Cultural Diversity: The American Family—Past, Present, and Future
90.05.02 Faces of the Family
90.05.03 The Family as Seen Through Interpretive Dance
90.05.06 The American Family in Literature

Famous Men of
89.05.10 Phrasing and Framing Famous Men

Faulkner, William

"The Bear"
09.02.10 What Lies Beneath: A Strategy for Introducing Literary Symbolism

Folklore (see Folklore)
78.03.08 A Unit on American Folklore
87.04.05 Connecticut Folklore: Fact or Fiction?
90.04.05 How the African American Storyteller Impacts the Black Family and Society

Girls in
97.03.05 All American Girl
10.02.02 Ellen Foster: A Character Study from the Inside Out

Government in
04.01.05 Who Put the You in Utopia?

Hawthorne, Nathaniel
78.01.10 Interpreting Ideas in American Literature

Historical Content (see History)
81.01.09 American History Through Literature: Adolescent Identity in the 20th Century
87.03.08 The United States Constitution and Selected Amendments
87.04.06 Three Literary Views of the American Frontier
97.03.05 All American Girl
02.01.03 Jewels of Endurance
04.04.01 Energy Generating a Culture: Early American Coal Miners and Coal Mining Culture
11.01.08 Exploring Steinbeck's World through Words and Images
13.01.08 Real People, Real Lives: Biographies of Presidents
13.01.10 The First World War: How, When and Why?
15.02.05 Understanding Ourselves from the Past
16.02.08 Racism and Identity in Invisible Man: Strategies for helping "Non-traditional" AP Students Succeed

Humor
87.03.06 The Humor of America

Jewish (see Jews)
89.05.06 Marginal Participants in the American Dream

Kerouac, Jack
09.02.11 And the Beat Goes On: American Art and Literature from 1950 to Present

Lincoln and Douglass

Race Issues
95.02.06 Lincoln, Douglass and Black Emergence: Literature and Politics, 1840-1865

Lindbergh
88.06.05 The Spirit of St. Louis: The Man, The Machine-The Legacy

Myers, Walter Dean
10.02.05 Reading Characters, Reading Ourselves: Reflecting with Monster's Steve Harmon

Mythology (see Mythology)

Earth's Moon
07.03.01 Shoot for the Moon

Natural Disasters
07.04.13 Myths and Legends on Natural Disasters: Making Sense of Our World

Origins
79.01.01 The American Hero-Quester

Travern, B.
87.02.02 The Odyssey and The Morte Darthur: Reading and Making Observations for Writing and Discussion

Marginalized People
04.03.08 The Invisible People: American Art and Literature Represents the Marginalized and Disenfranchised
14.02.08 Defining the American Community: Drama and the Other
19.02.10 Teaching “The Outsiders” from a Critical Race Perspective

Native American (see Native Americans)
91.04.01 Finding New Voices: Native American Poets
01.04.09 Native American-Culture in Crisis
01.04.10 Debunking the Myth of the American West
15.01.02 Memoir, Identity and History in the Works of Sherman Alexie: An Insider's Outsider Perspective
15.01.07 Contemporary Native American Fictional Accounts of Hope and Fear
15.01.08 The Surviving and Thriving of Cultures: Foundational Study of American Indian History for Literature

Inuit
97.03.09 American Girls Through Time and Trial

Novel
14.02.10 Community and Identity: An Unending Dilemma

Adapted from Shakespeare
01.04.06 The Tragic Genre from Classical to Contemporary: King Lear and A Thousand Acres

Anti-heroes
08.02.08 The Godfather to American Gangster: A Mythology of the American Anti-hero, 2008

Gibbons, Kaye

Ellen Foster
10.02.02 Ellen Foster: A Character Study from the Inside Out

Hemingway, Ernest
88.04.03 "Discovering Hemingway and Myself"

The Red Badge of Courage
87.02.08 War Beyond Romance: The Red Badge of Courage and Other Considerations

Symbolism in
87.02.07 Cyclic Symbolism in Sister Carrie

Poetry (see Poetry)
89.02.01 A Journey of Poetry
89.02.05 Poetry for “Special” Students
89.02.07 Reading, Writing, and Reciting: A Year With Poetry
91.03.01 Langston Hughes: Voice Among Voices
91.04.07 Seeing with the Heart: Poetry in the Classroom
91.04.08 “The Use of Puppetry to Increase Self-worth Through the Windows of Poetry”
03.03.04 Presenting Poetry to Children: Poems That Delight and Excite To Write
03.03.05 Making Connections across the Curriculum through Poetry
03.03.07 Rap as a Modern Poetic Form
03.03.08 Poetry: The Medium of Choice for Political Unrest
14.02.10 Community and Identity: An Unending Dilemma

Revolutionary War
97.02.01 Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness
97.03.05 All American Girl

Short Story

Elements of
83.03.03 The Short Story: A Slice of Life
83.03.08 Fiction: In and Out
83.03.09 Elements of the Short Story

General
78.02.04 The Black Man in Late Nineteenth-Century Literature: A Comparison of the Short Stories of Page and Cable with Those of Their Black Counterparts, Chesnutt and Dunbar
83.03.01 An Introduction to Literature for the Learning-disabled High School Student
83.03.02 In Search of Self: Adolescent Themes in the Twentieth Century Short Story
83.03.03 The Short Story: A Slice of Life
83.03.04 Small Packages
83.03.05 Short Stories Reflections of Two Worlds
83.03.06 Poe Lightly
83.03.07 Emphasis on Elements of Fiction For Better Reading Comprehension
83.03.08 Fiction: In and Out
83.03.09 Elements of the Short Story
83.03.10 Empires of Fact and Fiction
88.04.02 Translation Into Reality
93.03.01 “The Art of Creative Dramatics Through the Eyes of a Young Child”
99.01.07 Gothic and the Female Voice: Examining Charlotte Perkins Gilman's "The Yellow Wallpaper"

of the South
91.01.05 The South in Literature

Twentieth Century
84.05.01 Dress Rehearsal
13.01.10 The First World War: How, When and Why?

Porter, Katherine Anne
85.03.01 Katherine Anne Porter’s Artistry and Vision in “The Jilting of Granny Weatherall,” “Flowering Judas,” and “Pale Horse, Pale Rider”

Steinbeck, John
85.03.04 Steinbeck: Biography As A Tool In Teaching Reading And Writing Skills

Grapes of Wrath
08.04.06 Historical Representations of American Democracy through Literature and Film

Of Mice and Men
01.06.04 The Semantics of Intelligence Illustrated in John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men

Thurber, James
02.04.06 Writers as Artists, Artists as Writers; Response to Literature and Visual Arts
09.02.10 What Lies Beneath: A Strategy for Introducing Literary Symbolism

Woolf, Virginia
12.02.08 Virginia Woolf and Roger Fry: Distant Experiences United in Style

Urban Themes
81.01.01 The Janus—Faced Phenomenon of the City
81.01.07 The City in Black and White and Color: An interdisciplinary approach to teaching life in the city using literature, social studies, art, and photography.
08.02.08 The Godfather to American Gangster: A Mythology of the American Anti-hero, 2008
13.02.07 Cityscapes and the American Identity
13.02.08 Understanding Immigrant and Migrant Fiction

White, E.B.
08.02.02 The Use of Figurative Language to Convey Details and Character Feelings in Texts

Women (see Women)
78.03.10 Woman: Her American Experience
97.03.03 Daughter Dear You’ll Always Be

Women Authors
78.03.09 Women Writing: 1890-Present
78.03.11 Woman Emerging in the Twentieth Century
97.03.10 American Women Who Shaped the Civil Rights Movement Explored Through the Literature of Eloise Greenfield
99.01.01 Sister Outsiders: Black and White Women Writing in America
03.03.04 Presenting Poetry to Children: Poems That Delight and Excite To Write
12.02.08 Virginia Woolf and Roger Fry: Distant Experiences United in Style
20.01.02 Voices Carry: The Power of Writing to Create Change
20.01.04 Then and Now: Fueling the Next Generation to Establish New Expectations and Traditions
20.01.05 They Weren’t Always Mad, Sad, or Bad: Transitions into Womanhood
20.01.06 Leaving Mango Street and Stereotyped Gender Roles Behind

Morrison, Toni
03.03.06 Analyzing Maya Angelou’s Poems as a Window into Her Character

Beloved
02.06.03 Motherhood: Biological Asset or Social Liability?

Smiley, Jane
01.04.06 The Tragic Genre from Classical to Contemporary: King Lear and A Thousand Acres

World War II
97.02.03 World War II As Seen Through Children's Literature
97.02.04 Using Children's Literature to Understand Working Women and Children During World War II
02.01.03 Jewels of Endurance

Young Adult

Wilder, Laura Ingalls
87.04.02 Reading Laura Ingalls Wilder: A Journey of Discovery
07.01.06 Bottled Up: Unlocking the Voice of the Struggling Reader

Ancient Egyptian
98.02.01 From Atum-Ra to Horus -- Using Egyptian Myths of Gods and Goddesses as Springboards to Increased Literacy

Ancient Greek
83.02.01 The Odyssey: A Deeper Appreciation
83.02.02 A View of The Odyssey
83.02.03 Prometheus, the Firebringer
84.02.03 Sophocles' Oedipus Rex
84.02.04 Heracles: Super Hero
84.02.06 Euripides’ Alcestis
84.02.07 The Grouch (Dyskolos) by Menander An Example of Greek New Comedy
84.02.09 The Iliad—A Practical Approach
86.01.02 Coming Home: Teaching Homer’s Odyssey
98.02.09 Writing through Myths
20.01.10 Women in Fiction / Women in Fact: Power and Worth Exposed by Pandemics

Autobiography
82.02.01 The Voice Within
85.05.02 Slave Narratives: Black Autobiography in Nineteenth-Century America
13.01.01 Making Meaning: The Search for Identity through Family History

Diaries
97.03.08 Common Threads Weave Together the Lives of Civil War Women

Basic
78.01.07 Ninth Grade English: Aims, Skills, and Procedures for Stretching a Student’s Capacity to Think

Bibliotherapy
97.02.12 American Children's Literature: A Bibliotherapeutic Approach
16.02.02 Right, Wrong, and along the Continuum... You
16.02.05 Liber-acy: Liberation from Trauma through Literacy

British
20.01.10 Women in Fiction / Women in Fact: Power and Worth Exposed by Pandemics

Comparative

Christie and Orwell
87.04.03 Historians Are Real People: When Stories Are True

Ghost Stories

84.04.08 (addendum)

Holmes, Sherlock
89.04.04 Sherlock Holmes: Teaching English Through Detective Fiction

Industrial Revolution

Dickens, Charles

Hard Times and Oliver Twist
81.02.06 The Industrial Revolution

Mystery
89.04.03 “Murder” They Read

Christie, Agatha
95.01.10 Teaching Detective Fiction Through A Cross Curriculum Unit

Nineteenth Century

General
82.04.05 Victorian Seedlings of the Twentieth Century

Hardy, Thomas

The Return of the Native
81.02.03 The Return of the Native Examined

Women in
81.02.03 The Return of the Native Examined

Novel

Dickens, Charles

A Christmas Carol
86.01.03 Familial Relationships in "Great Expectations": The Search for Identity

Great Expectations
86.01.03 Familial Relationships in "Great Expectations": The Search for Identity

A Tale of Two Cities
79.05.02 Teaching A Tale of Two Cities

General
81.02.08 Bridging the Centuries: Teaching the Nineteenth Century English Novel Today

Hardy, Thomas
10.02.13 Macbeth and Tess of the d'Urbervilles: Intriguing Individuals Revealed through Structure, Setting, Imagery, and Symbols.

Orwell, George

Animal Farm
08.02.03 Animal Farm: Critical Approaches -- Unpeeling the Layers

Shelley, Mary

Frankenstein
10.02.01 The Shelleys: Author and Character, Reality and Fiction
16.02.09 The Confusion of Identity Exploration in Middle School
16.02.10 Music as an Expression of Self: How Music Supports Our Perception of Identity
19.01.05 Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Creation Story

Thriller
81.02.09 The British Thriller: An Introduction to the British Novel

Romantic
10.02.01 The Shelleys: Author and Character, Reality and Fiction

Stevenson, Robert Louis
81.02.02 Pirates, Pieces of Eight, and Pacific Nights
17.01.08 Jekyll and Hide: Repressing Society's Undesirables

Twentieth Century
85.06.05 A Study of Twentieth Century British Culture Through Art and Literature

Character Analysis
10.02.09 Literary Analysis: Understanding of Character through the Elements of Literature and the World Around Us

Drama (see Drama)

Shakespeare, William (see Shakespeare, William)
10.02.06 Creating Character: Performance, Analysis, and Social Development Using Romeo and Juliet
10.02.13 Macbeth and Tess of the d'Urbervilles: Intriguing Individuals Revealed through Structure, Setting, Imagery, and Symbols.
16.01.01 Character and Choice in Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice
16.01.04 Containing Multitudes: Role-Playing and Identity in Literature

Novel
10.02.12 Better Read than Viewed? Contrasting the Novel and Film

Hardy, Thomas
10.02.13 Macbeth and Tess of the d'Urbervilles: Intriguing Individuals Revealed through Structure, Setting, Imagery, and Symbols.

Picture Books
10.02.11 Character Investigations
12.02.03 Author Biographies as Reflected in the Mirror of Their Works

Children's Literature
95.04.02 Literature and Art Through Our Eyes: The African American Children
98.05.03 Travel through Children's Literature into the Lives of the People of Our Nation
99.04.05 Chocolate and Ice Cream Across the Curriculum
00.04.06 "Friday and Friends: A Prospectus of the Mexican Family through Children's Literature"
01.04.04 High School Students Research, Read and Write Children's Literature

Adventure
97.02.11 Beyond R. L. Stine: Read-Aloud Books and Group Activities for Fifth Graders

African American
97.02.05 Examining African-American Culture through the Use of Children's Literature
97.02.08 Celebrate a People!
01.03.01 "African American Poetry: Miss Wednesday and Friends take us on a Journey of Feelings and Friendship"
01.03.02 African American Poetry: Family and Traditions
05.01.06 Using Oral Traditions to Improve Verbal and Listening Skills

by Women Authors
99.01.10 Examining the African American Family through the Eyes of Women Authors

Bibliotherapy
97.02.12 American Children's Literature: A Bibliotherapeutic Approach

Books in a Series
04.02.05 Getting Serious about Reading in a Series: A Unit of Study

Environmental Topics
97.07.08 Building Environmental Awareness Through Children’s Literature

Fairy Tales (see Fables)
04.02.01 Multicultural Fairy Tales -- The Stuff of Magic
04.02.02 Representation of Ethnicity through Fairy Tales: Cinderella
17.01.01 Recapturing Our Lost Youth: Using "Little Red Riding Hood" to Engage Reluctant Readers
17.01.06 The Power of Stories in Literature and Film

Heroes
04.02.03 The Hero in Me: Reinforcing Self-Regulated Learning as We Connect to Literary Heroes

Jewish
97.02.07 Blue Monday and Friends: Traditional Jewish Holidays Come Alive through the Art of Story-Telling

Latin American
97.01.02 Reflections in a Latin American Mirror
97.02.06 Understanding Hispanic/Latino Culture and History through the Use of Children's Literature
00.01.04 Nuestra Isla Our Island: Puerto Rico
16.02.01 Embracing Identity through Children's Literature

Multicultural
97.04.02 Strategies for Teaching the Value of Diversity
97.04.09 Maskerade—“My Self—And No Other”
98.05.07 The Clock Tower on Grand Avenue: A Cultural Reading Adventure
02.01.06 Our Children are Learning to Survive
04.02.01 Multicultural Fairy Tales -- The Stuff of Magic
04.02.02 Representation of Ethnicity through Fairy Tales: Cinderella
15.02.10 Code Switching: Celebrating Cultural Dialects in American Speech
16.02.01 Embracing Identity through Children's Literature
16.02.02 Right, Wrong, and along the Continuum... You
17.01.01 Recapturing Our Lost Youth: Using "Little Red Riding Hood" to Engage Reluctant Readers

Picture Books
97.02.08 Celebrate a People!
99.01.04 My Family: Gender Differences and Similarities
10.02.11 Character Investigations
13.01.03 Being the Change
14.01.01 A Picture is Worth . . . A Thousand Different Stories: Using Visual Media to Engage the Imagination and Enhance Skills for Analyzing and Synthesizing Information
14.01.08 Tell Me a Picture: Increasing K-3 Vocabulary through Wordless Picture Books and Artist Prints
14.01.10 Fractions: Seeing the Whole Picture in Many Parts

Poetry (see Poetry)
10.02.08 Poetry Alive! Grabbing Young Readers via the Lyrical Voice

Seuss, Dr.
04.02.08 Seuss for Seventh Graders: Identifying Explicit and Implicit Themes within the Works of Dr. Seuss

Silverstein, Shel
01.04.04 High School Students Research, Read and Write Children's Literature

White, E.B.
08.02.02 The Use of Figurative Language to Convey Details and Character Feelings in Texts

Writing and Reading of by Teens
01.04.04 High School Students Research, Read and Write Children's Literature

Chinese
03.01.03 From Beijing to St. Petersburg: Riding the Rails through Asia via Film and Literature

Cisneros, Sandra
93.04.06 Visual Arts, Literary Arts, and Performing Arts: Their Connection and Place in America’s Minority Culture
97.01.01 Chicano and Puerto Rican Literature
08.02.05 Reshaping our Lives with the Circular Journey of Storytelling
09.02.08 Observing the Modern World: What Do Writers See? What Do I See About Myself?
16.02.01 Embracing Identity through Children's Literature
20.01.04 Then and Now: Fueling the Next Generation to Establish New Expectations and Traditions
20.01.05 They Weren’t Always Mad, Sad, or Bad: Transitions into Womanhood
20.01.06 Leaving Mango Street and Stereotyped Gender Roles Behind

Comic Books (see Comic Books)
80.04.02 Flash! Super Heroes Teach Students How To Read And Write

Comparative

American/African American
09.02.09 A Comparative Literary View of U.S. History, 1820-1900

Eliot, T. S., and Jones, LeRoi
79.01.08 Parallel Studies in American/Afro-American Literature, Part II “Black and White Images in Alienation”

General
78.02.07 Parallel Studies in American/Afro-American Literature

Women Authors
80.01.05 Parallel Studies in Afro-American/American Literature Part III. Womanhood: Profiles in Black and White

Drama (see Drama)

Contemporary and Renaissance
85.02.05 Loving and Losing

The Odyssey & Morte Dárthur
87.02.02 The Odyssey and The Morte Darthur: Reading and Making Observations for Writing and Discussion

The Oxcart & A Raisin In The Sun
87.02.12 The Oxcart and A Raisin in the Sun: Romanticism, Realism, or Idealism

Mystery
89.04.08 Mystery and Detective Fiction: Comparison and Contrast

Poetry (see Poetry)
99.04.04 Reading Clues Closely

Creative Writing
95.04.06 Pathways to The Imagination ‘Creative Writing 101’
99.07.08 From Science Fact to Science Fiction: Using Scientific Research to Drive the Creative Writing Process
01.04.04 High School Students Research, Read and Write Children's Literature
02.04.06 Writers as Artists, Artists as Writers; Response to Literature and Visual Arts
07.01.04 Searching Literature to Find and Fall in Love with Your Own Voice
11.01.01 Conjuring Sight--Evoking Images in Prose Fiction
14.01.01 A Picture is Worth . . . A Thousand Different Stories: Using Visual Media to Engage the Imagination and Enhance Skills for Analyzing and Synthesizing Information
19.01.01 Play-based Poetry: An Exploration of Creativity and Digital Media

Critical Methods
10.02.01 The Shelleys: Author and Character, Reality and Fiction

Daughters in
99.01.08 Daughters Come of Age in Women’s Fiction

Democracy
08.04.01 Dissent in Democracy: Subverting the Dominant Paradigm
08.04.07 Democracy: The Rule of the People by the People

Detective Fiction

Critical Thinking
95.01.01 Detective Fiction: Focus On Critical Thinking
95.01.05 Developing Thinking and Reasoning Skills in Primary Learners Using Detective Fiction
99.04.04 Reading Clues Closely
04.02.06 Using Diverse Children’s Detective Fiction to Build Comprehension Skills

Ethnicity in
82.01.03 History/Mystery: Regionalism and Ethnicity in the American Detective Novel
99.04.01 Learning English Through Detective Fiction

Foils
82.01.05 Semi-Private Eyes

General
80.01.09 I Love a Mystery
82.01.01 Finding the Key: Detective Fiction for the Developmental Reader
89.04.03 “Murder” They Read
89.04.04 Sherlock Holmes: Teaching English Through Detective Fiction
95.01.01 Detective Fiction: Focus On Critical Thinking
95.01.02 Science and Detection: Making Connections through Einstein Anderson
95.01.03 That’s Not Fair
95.01.04 Solving Mysteries in Stories and Throughout the Curriculum
95.01.05 Developing Thinking and Reasoning Skills in Primary Learners Using Detective Fiction
95.01.06 Teaching Deductive Reasoning and Problem Solving Skills with Detective Fiction in the Urban Classroom
95.01.07 It’s A Mystery To Me
95.01.08 Tough Guys For Tough Guys
95.01.09 Who Done It? Sleuthing & Self-discovery for 7th & 8th Grade Creative Writing Students
95.01.10 Teaching Detective Fiction Through A Cross Curriculum Unit
99.04.05 Chocolate and Ice Cream Across the Curriculum
99.04.06 Arousing a Child's Curiosity-What Is It?
99.04.07 Lessons in Drama: Detective Fiction and the Interactive Audience
99.04.08 Who Did Steal the Cookie from the Cookie Jar?

Heroes
82.01.02 Good-bye Magnum PI

Mystery and Thrillers
89.04.01 The Mystery of the Undiscovered Values
89.04.05 American Detectives: On TV and in Books
89.04.06 Challenging Children With Mystery Stories
89.04.07 Curtain Call: A Dramatic Approach to Detective Fiction
89.04.09 Plot, Character and Setting: A Study of Mystery and Detective Fiction
89.04.10 Detective Fiction for Remedial Readers
99.04.08 Who Did Steal the Cookie from the Cookie Jar?

Children's
99.04.02 Teaching Reading Comprehension and Writing Skills with "Whodunits"

Novel
95.01.01 Detective Fiction: Focus On Critical Thinking
95.01.03 That’s Not Fair
95.01.08 Tough Guys For Tough Guys

Problem Solving
89.04.02 The Mystery of the Passive Students
95.01.01 Detective Fiction: Focus On Critical Thinking
99.04.06 Arousing a Child's Curiosity-What Is It?

Drama (see Drama)

Comedy & Tragedy
91.04.10 Working with Shakespeare, the Poet and Dramatist

Elizabethan
91.04.10 Working with Shakespeare, the Poet and Dramatist

General
79.05.04 Drama in the Classroom: A Ninth-Grade Curriculum Unit
93.03.01 “The Art of Creative Dramatics Through the Eyes of a Young Child”
95.02.08 Friday Funtastic and Friends: The Art of Story-Telling Through Film

Marlowe, Christopher

Doctor Faustus
80.03.01 Marlowe and Faustus: Visceral Magicians of the Theater

Miller, Arthur

Death of a Salesman
86.01.05 Literature As A Mirror of Reality: The Family In Historical and Sociological Perspectives
86.01.08 Sociology Through Five Plays
08.04.05 Toward a Democratic Literature: The Study of Miller’s Death of a Salesman and Wilson’s Twentieth Century Cycle in the Twenty-first Century

Monologue Poems
14.02.08 Defining the American Community: Drama and the Other

Dramatic Interpretation
94.01.05 To what extent is the application of family law in the best interests of children?

Parent vs. Child Theme
80.03.07 The Family on Stage: Creative Play Production in the Classroom
05.01.02 Cultural Distinctions of the Central Themes in Romeo and Juliet

Shakespeare, William (see Shakespeare, William)
79.05.01 Shakespeare: Active and Eclectic
79.05.05 Shakespeare for the Developmental Reader
86.01.06 Romeo and Juliet and Westside Story: Time Stands Still in Literature
01.04.06 The Tragic Genre from Classical to Contemporary: King Lear and A Thousand Acres
16.01.07 Struck to the Soul: Discovering Shakespeare by Directing

As You Like It
87.02.07 Cyclic Symbolism in Sister Carrie

Hamlet
83.05.04 A Hands-On Approach to Teaching Hamlet
16.01.04 Containing Multitudes: Role-Playing and Identity in Literature
16.01.06 Posting Daggers: A Twitter-Centric Approach to Hamlet

King Lear
01.04.06 The Tragic Genre from Classical to Contemporary: King Lear and A Thousand Acres

Macbeth
87.04.04 “By the Pricking of My Thumbs, Something Wicked This Way Comes.” (An exploration of murder and mystery as found in the novels of Ngaio Marsh and the play, “Macbeth,” by William Shakespeare)
10.02.13 Macbeth and Tess of the d'Urbervilles: Intriguing Individuals Revealed through Structure, Setting, Imagery, and Symbols.
16.01.03 Shakespeare: Scenes of Instruction and the Graphic Novel
16.01.05 Macbeth: Gender and Gender Authority
17.01.04 Women and Power in Adaptations of Macbeth: Welles and Kurosawa

The Merchant of Venice
16.01.01 Character and Choice in Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice

Much Ado About Nothing
93.03.10 Remember the Time: An Exploration of History Through Drama
16.01.02 Breaking the Rules in Shakespeare

Romeo and Juliet
05.01.02 Cultural Distinctions of the Central Themes in Romeo and Juliet
10.02.06 Creating Character: Performance, Analysis, and Social Development Using Romeo and Juliet
16.01.02 Breaking the Rules in Shakespeare

Shaw, George Bernard
85.02.06 The Pygmalion Effect: A Dramatic Study in the Classroom

Theme of Loss
85.02.05 Loving and Losing

Tragedy
01.04.06 The Tragic Genre from Classical to Contemporary: King Lear and A Thousand Acres

Dystopian
19.01.03 Digital Lives and the Impact of Technology: Utopia or Dystopia?
19.01.06 Examining the Effects of Social Technology Through Analysis of Fiction and Non-Fiction Writing

Ethnic
15.02.10 Code Switching: Celebrating Cultural Dialects in American Speech

Humor
88.02.04 Ethnic Humor

Fairy Tales (see Fables)
84.04.01 Folklore in the Oral Tradition, Fairytales, Fables and Folk-legend
84.04.04 Once Upon A Time
84.04.06 A Dash of Folk, A Pinch of Fairy Recipes for Playmaking
84.04.07 We Want Our Rites! Folk and Fairy Tales as Initiation
93.02.01 Similarities Between African Folktales and French Folktales
93.02.03 Heroes and Heroines in the Family
93.02.06 Choose Your Path
95.02.02 “The Wonder Behind the Wizard of OZ”
97.02.09 Cultural Unity through Folktales
13.01.02 Blame It on Little Red Riding Hood

Family in
86.01.01 The Village and the Stars
86.01.02 Coming Home: Teaching Homer’s Odyssey
86.01.03 Familial Relationships in "Great Expectations": The Search for Identity
86.01.04 The Family and Identity
86.01.05 Literature As A Mirror of Reality: The Family In Historical and Sociological Perspectives
86.01.06 Romeo and Juliet and Westside Story: Time Stands Still in Literature
86.01.07 “i Have to Change!” The Role of the Adolescent in the Family A Developmental Unit Approach to Literature
86.01.08 Sociology Through Five Plays
97.02.12 American Children's Literature: A Bibliotherapeutic Approach
13.01.01 Making Meaning: The Search for Identity through Family History
13.01.04 World Zoo: Parent-Child Interaction

Female Stereotypes in
82.05.06 Female Stereotypes in Literature (With a Focus on Latin American Writers)
95.02.04 Women in Film: What are They Telling Us?

and Film (see Film)
95.02.04 Women in Film: What are They Telling Us?
95.02.05 Using Film and Literature in the Elementary Classroom: The Jungle Book
95.02.08 Friday Funtastic and Friends: The Art of Story-Telling Through Film
96.03.01 “Willie Sunday: A Critical Analysis of Factual Information in Film”
05.01.01 Teaching Responsibility to Children in Different Cultures through Film and Literature Stories
17.01.05 Re-imagining Reading Using Modern Film Updates of Classic Stories
17.01.06 The Power of Stories in Literature and Film
17.01.07 Approaches to Thinking about Film and Literature: Adapting Literature to Capture Authentic Understandings
17.01.08 Jekyll and Hide: Repressing Society's Undesirables

Folktales (see Folktales)
93.02.01 Similarities Between African Folktales and French Folktales
93.02.03 Heroes and Heroines in the Family
93.02.04 Folktale through African Art
93.02.05 Cultural Understanding through Folklore
93.02.07 Folktales and Social Development
93.02.10 Folktales of Zora Neale Hurston
93.02.11 Integrating Folktales with Light Up the Sky, New Haven’s Fifth Grade Reading Text
96.01.03 Multiculturalism Through African Folk Tales and Mayan Myths
97.02.09 Cultural Unity through Folktales
97.02.10 Tales from around the World
98.02.01 From Atum-Ra to Horus -- Using Egyptian Myths of Gods and Goddesses as Springboards to Increased Literacy
99.01.09 "Wednesday and Friends: Looking at the Chinese Family Through the Eyes of Women Authors"

French

Novel

Les Miserables
87.04.04 “By the Pricking of My Thumbs, Something Wicked This Way Comes.” (An exploration of murder and mystery as found in the novels of Ngaio Marsh and the play, “Macbeth,” by William Shakespeare)

Poetry
09.02.06 Poetry and Differentiated Instruction in the Middle-School French Classroom

Gender
16.01.05 Macbeth: Gender and Gender Authority
20.01.11 Born Naked: Gender Roles in Literature and Life

Gothic
99.01.07 Gothic and the Female Voice: Examining Charlotte Perkins Gilman's "The Yellow Wallpaper"

Graphic Novels
12.02.01 Visualizing Biography: Engaging Your Students' Creative Potential through Graphic Novels

Hispanic
93.02.12 Puerto Rican Folktales
97.02.06 Understanding Hispanic/Latino Culture and History through the Use of Children's Literature
00.01.06 Galeria De Pinturas
13.01.09 The Difficult Task I Face: Adulthood
16.02.01 Embracing Identity through Children's Literature
16.02.07 Cuba! Identity Revealed through Cultural Connections

Culture
97.01.06 Twentieth Century Latin American Writing: Books, Stories, Folktales, Poetry, and More

Drama (see Drama)
96.04.09 Moving Communities and Immigration into the Bilingual Classroom

Latin American (see Latin America)
80.01.02 A Guide to Teaching the Latin-American Novel to Adolescents
91.04.02 Spanish-American Voices in American Poetry
00.01.01 A Woman’s Immigrant Experience
00.01.04 Nuestra Isla Our Island: Puerto Rico
05.02.03 Teaching Voice through Latina and African American Literature
07.01.11 Voces Latinas: Cultural Identity through Poetry and Lyrics

Latino (U.S.)
97.01.07 Latin American Short Fiction
05.02.03 Teaching Voice through Latina and African American Literature
06.02.02 What is Latino? Using Latino Writers to Help Define an Emerging American Identity
06.02.07 Latino Visions: A Cultural Springboard for Reading
06.02.10 Esperanza Rising: Connecting Latino Students to Literature

Mexican

Drama

ESL
83.05.06 Four Contemporary Mexican and Chicano Plays—An Analysis

Poetry (see Poetry)
90.01.02 Remember
91.04.02 Spanish-American Voices in American Poetry
07.01.11 Voces Latinas: Cultural Identity through Poetry and Lyrics

Puerto Rican

Folktales
93.02.12 Puerto Rican Folktales

General
78.01.09 Literacy: The Puerto Rican Papers
87.01.04 Puerto Rico . . . Its Land, History, Culture, and Literature
91.04.02 Spanish-American Voices in American Poetry
95.04.01 El Sabor del Caribe / A Taste of the Caribbean (An analysis of the symbolism of food in the oral and written literature of the Caribbean)
96.04.04 Coming to America
96.04.09 Moving Communities and Immigration into the Bilingual Classroom
97.01.01 Chicano and Puerto Rican Literature
01.04.08 I Have a Border in my Mind: the Puerto Ricans' Arts and Culture as Factors for Self-Esteem

Marques, Rene

The Oxcart
82.05.04 An Analysis of “The Oxcart” by René Marqués, Puerto Rican Playwright

Rivera, Edwin
96.04.04 Coming to America

Santiago, Esmeralda
09.02.12 Puerto Rico: Americanization, Assimilation and Diaspora through Literature and Film

Slave Narratives (see Slavery)
90.01.04 Latin America “Speaks”

Historical Fiction
97.03.08 Common Threads Weave Together the Lives of Civil War Women

Immigration (see Immigration)
96.04.07 Crossing the Border, A Study of Immigration Through Literature
09.02.07 Modern Literature and the Arts, Seen through the Experience of American Immigrants
13.02.08 Understanding Immigrant and Migrant Fiction

Chinese
03.04.02 The Physics of Flight

Insanity Defense in
00.02.02 ...By Reason of Insanity An Exploration of the Mental Disease/Defect Defense

Interstellar Communication and
98.06.02 The Plausibility of Interstellar Communication and Related Phenomena Depicted in Science Fiction Literature and in the Movies

Japanese
05.01.09 Japanese Ghosts, Demons, and Haunted Spaces

Jewish Holidays
97.02.07 Blue Monday and Friends: Traditional Jewish Holidays Come Alive through the Art of Story-Telling

Latin American (see Latin America)
95.04.06 Pathways to The Imagination ‘Creative Writing 101’
00.01.01 A Woman’s Immigrant Experience
00.04.08 Latin Culture Through Art and Literature
01.04.02 Using Art, Film, and Literature to explore the Hispanic identity
05.01.09 Japanese Ghosts, Demons, and Haunted Spaces

Autobiography
90.01.01 An Archetypal Approach to Teaching Autobiography
90.01.07 In Search of the “Yo Latino-americano”

Borges, Jorge Luis
01.04.02 Using Art, Film, and Literature to explore the Hispanic identity

Caribbean Authors
85.04.03 Famous Hispanics
00.01.06 Galeria De Pinturas

Children's Literature
97.01.02 Reflections in a Latin American Mirror
99.02.05 The Maya Culture Of Mesoamerica: Art Works in Time and Space

and Dance
89.03.03 Dramatic Movement Through Family Ties

Drama
85.04.01 Three Examples of Pre-Columbian and Early Colonial Drama
89.03.04 The Family on Stage in the Americas

Fuentes, Carlos
01.04.02 Using Art, Film, and Literature to explore the Hispanic identity

Nobel Prize
97.01.10 Short Novels, Stories and Poetry of the Latin Americas (Dedicated to my daughters, Valeria and Patricia)

Novel

Allende, Isabel
97.01.10 Short Novels, Stories and Poetry of the Latin Americas (Dedicated to my daughters, Valeria and Patricia)
09.02.05 Cuentos de Eva Luna: Magical Realism in Latin American Literature

Marquez, Gabriel Garica
97.01.10 Short Novels, Stories and Poetry of the Latin Americas (Dedicated to my daughters, Valeria and Patricia)

Poetry (see Poetry)
91.04.02 Spanish-American Voices in American Poetry
00.01.07 The Power of Latin Women’s Poetry

Guillén, Nicolás
97.01.03 La Presencia africana en el Caribe: Un análisis de la poesía afroantillana (The African Presence in the Caribbean: An analysis of African-Antillean poetry)
97.01.05 The Influence of Musical Folk Traditions in the Poetry of Langston Hughes and Nicolás Guillén

Matos, Luis Palés
97.01.03 La Presencia africana en el Caribe: Un análisis de la poesía afroantillana (The African Presence in the Caribbean: An analysis of African-Antillean poetry)

Mistral, Gabriella
97.01.10 Short Novels, Stories and Poetry of the Latin Americas (Dedicated to my daughters, Valeria and Patricia)

Neruda, Pablo
97.01.10 Short Novels, Stories and Poetry of the Latin Americas (Dedicated to my daughters, Valeria and Patricia)
09.02.08 Observing the Modern World: What Do Writers See? What Do I See About Myself?

Paz, Octavio
97.01.10 Short Novels, Stories and Poetry of the Latin Americas (Dedicated to my daughters, Valeria and Patricia)
09.02.08 Observing the Modern World: What Do Writers See? What Do I See About Myself?

Puerto Rico and Cuba
95.04.01 El Sabor del Caribe / A Taste of the Caribbean (An analysis of the symbolism of food in the oral and written literature of the Caribbean)

Quiroga, Horacio
85.04.02 Horacio Quiroga: the Poe of Latin America
09.02.04 Advanced Spanish Taught through the Short Stories of Quiroga

Religion and History
97.01.07 Latin American Short Fiction
97.01.08 Survey of Latin-American Culture Through Literature

Short Story
87.01.01 An Analysis of “The Highroad of Saint James” by Alejo Carpentier
87.01.08 The Latin American Short Story: A Cultural Tradition
97.01.07 Latin American Short Fiction
09.02.04 Advanced Spanish Taught through the Short Stories of Quiroga

Marquez, Gabriel Garcia
89.03.01 Gabriel Garcia Márquez: A Latin American in Search of His Identity
97.01.10 Short Novels, Stories and Poetry of the Latin Americas (Dedicated to my daughters, Valeria and Patricia)

Mexican American
93.04.06 Visual Arts, Literary Arts, and Performing Arts: Their Connection and Place in America’s Minority Culture
97.01.01 Chicano and Puerto Rican Literature

Modern

Estrangement Theme
79.01.04 The Stranger in Fiction

Mothers in
99.01.05 Mothers Represented in Short Stories by Women

Multicultural
98.05.03 Travel through Children's Literature into the Lives of the People of Our Nation
00.01.04 Nuestra Isla Our Island: Puerto Rico
03.03.07 Rap as a Modern Poetic Form
05.01.08 Through Film and Literature, in Cultures around the World, Children Grow Up on Anxiety
13.01.09 The Difficult Task I Face: Adulthood

Short Stories
08.02.06 Short Stories: Finding Ourselves in the Fiction

Mystery
99.04.06 Arousing a Child's Curiosity-What Is It?

Christie, Agatha
95.01.07 It’s A Mystery To Me
95.01.10 Teaching Detective Fiction Through A Cross Curriculum Unit

Shakespeare and Marsh
87.04.04 “By the Pricking of My Thumbs, Something Wicked This Way Comes.” (An exploration of murder and mystery as found in the novels of Ngaio Marsh and the play, “Macbeth,” by William Shakespeare)

Short Stories
99.04.03 Wrapped in Mystery

Mythology and Folklore (see Folklore; Mythology)
79.04.02 Myths, Folktales and Fairy Tales
92.04.01 Researching Columbus: Encounters and Exchanges
96.01.03 Multiculturalism Through African Folk Tales and Mayan Myths
98.02.01 From Atum-Ra to Horus -- Using Egyptian Myths of Gods and Goddesses as Springboards to Increased Literacy
98.02.02 The Native American Myths: Creation to Death
98.02.05 Universal Myths and Symbols: Animal Creatures and Creation
13.01.11 Game of Heroes: Exploring Myth through Interactive (Non) Fiction

Narrative
79.05.07 An Aesthetic Overview of the Narrative for the Ninth Grade
08.02.07 Narrative Voice: What is Real? What is True? What is Reliable?

Native American (see Native Americans)
95.04.06 Pathways to The Imagination ‘Creative Writing 101’
98.02.02 The Native American Myths: Creation to Death

Novel
79.05.02 Teaching A Tale of Two Cities
80.01.08 The Modern Novel: Reading, Writing and Wrestling with Form and Content
81.02.03 The Return of the Native Examined
81.02.06 The Industrial Revolution
81.02.08 Bridging the Centuries: Teaching the Nineteenth Century English Novel Today
86.01.04 The Family and Identity
98.05.05 Literature for Every Child
98.05.07 The Clock Tower on Grand Avenue: A Cultural Reading Adventure
13.04.05 Fiction, Non-Fiction and Query to Engage Young Learners
16.02.04 Helping Special Education Students Define Their Identity Through Literature

1984
19.01.07 Living in the Cloud: Private Lives in the Digital Age

Animal Farm
08.02.03 Animal Farm: Critical Approaches -- Unpeeling the Layers

Ellen Foster
10.02.02 Ellen Foster: A Character Study from the Inside Out

Frankenstein
10.02.01 The Shelleys: Author and Character, Reality and Fiction

Little Women
99.01.06 Louisa May Alcott: Her Life, Her Times and Her Literature

Oral Tradition

African American
84.04.05 Talkin Loud Black Oral Tradition
05.03.01 The Architectural and Social Space of the American Front Porch

Folklore
84.04.01 Folklore in the Oral Tradition, Fairytales, Fables and Folk-legend

History
84.04.02 The Oral Tradition: Ancient, Modern, Recycled

Poetry
85.01.05 Rapping and Rhyming—Poetry in Motion

for Second-language Learners
08.02.01 Storytelling as a Strategy to Increase Oral Language Proficiency of Second Language Learners

Visually Impaired
05.01.06 Using Oral Traditions to Improve Verbal and Listening Skills

Poetry (see Poetry)

General
89.02.04 It Doesn’t Have to Rhyme
90.01.02 Remember
91.04.07 Seeing with the Heart: Poetry in the Classroom
94.02.02 Sharing Poetry With Children
94.02.04 Poetry Through the Eyes of An Actor
98.02.09 Writing through Myths
01.03.01 "African American Poetry: Miss Wednesday and Friends take us on a Journey of Feelings and Friendship"
01.03.02 African American Poetry: Family and Traditions
01.03.03 African American Poetry: Songs of Protest and Pride
01.03.04 Using Personal Poetic Expression to Enhance Reading and Writing
01.03.05 Weaving Words: Poetry for Everyday
01.03.06 The Poet Within: a Workshop Series
01.03.07 The Poetry We Sing: A Women's Perspective
01.03.08 Poems, Prayers, Promises, and Possibilities: The Music of Poetry
11.03.01 Motivating Reluctant Readers through Poetry
11.03.02 Silence, Songs, and Sounds: Developing Second Language Literacy through Poetry

Nikki Giovanni, Eve Merriam
85.01.01 The Room 20 School of Poetry

Puppetry and
96.03.01 “Willie Sunday: A Critical Analysis of Factual Information in Film”
01.03.01 "African American Poetry: Miss Wednesday and Friends take us on a Journey of Feelings and Friendship"
03.03.01 Willie Sunday Takes Us on a Journey of Reading and Writing with Humorous Poems by Jack Prelutsky

Romance
90.03.01 The Wilderness Concept-Our National Parks, History, and Issues

Tolkien, J.R.R., The Hobbit
87.02.11 Glory Road: Epic Romance As An Allegory of 20th Century History; The World Through The Eyes Of J.R.R. Tolkien

Russian
03.01.03 From Beijing to St. Petersburg: Riding the Rails through Asia via Film and Literature

Science Fiction
95.02.01 Science Fiction Selections: Connecting Film to Literature for First and Second Graders
99.07.08 From Science Fact to Science Fiction: Using Scientific Research to Drive the Creative Writing Process
19.01.04 Bridges, Not Walls: Speculative Fiction, Technology, and Social Justice
19.01.05 Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Creation Story

Afrofuturism
19.02.07 Decolonizing the Imagination: Teaching about Race Using Afrofuturism and Critical Race Theory
19.02.08 Using Afrofuturism to Re-Vision My Place in the World

Novel
79.01.05 Search for Tomorrow: Science Fiction Literature and Today’s Student

Short Story
87.02.04 Science Fiction and the Future

Family Life
90.04.03 The Paths of Literature—The Family Today

of the Sea
82.04.04 Seascapes—Beginning Explorations

Shakespeare, William (see Shakespeare, William)
79.05.01 Shakespeare: Active and Eclectic
79.05.05 Shakespeare for the Developmental Reader
86.01.06 Romeo and Juliet and Westside Story: Time Stands Still in Literature
01.04.06 The Tragic Genre from Classical to Contemporary: King Lear and A Thousand Acres
16.01.02 Breaking the Rules in Shakespeare
16.01.04 Containing Multitudes: Role-Playing and Identity in Literature
16.01.07 Struck to the Soul: Discovering Shakespeare by Directing
12.02.07 What's Shakespeare in Love Got to Do with It? Biography and the Bard in the Secondary English Classroom

As You Like It
87.02.07 Cyclic Symbolism in Sister Carrie

Hamlet
83.05.04 A Hands-On Approach to Teaching Hamlet
09.01.06 Technology and Shakespeare: Writing, Researching, Knowing
16.01.06 Posting Daggers: A Twitter-Centric Approach to Hamlet

King Lear
01.04.06 The Tragic Genre from Classical to Contemporary: King Lear and A Thousand Acres

Macbeth
87.04.04 “By the Pricking of My Thumbs, Something Wicked This Way Comes.” (An exploration of murder and mystery as found in the novels of Ngaio Marsh and the play, “Macbeth,” by William Shakespeare)
09.01.06 Technology and Shakespeare: Writing, Researching, Knowing
10.02.13 Macbeth and Tess of the d'Urbervilles: Intriguing Individuals Revealed through Structure, Setting, Imagery, and Symbols.
16.01.03 Shakespeare: Scenes of Instruction and the Graphic Novel
16.01.05 Macbeth: Gender and Gender Authority

The Merchant of Venice
16.01.01 Character and Choice in Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice

Much Ado About Nothing
93.03.10 Remember the Time: An Exploration of History Through Drama

Romeo and Juliet
91.04.10 Working with Shakespeare, the Poet and Dramatist
05.02.01 Anatomy of Your Enemy
10.02.06 Creating Character: Performance, Analysis, and Social Development Using Romeo and Juliet

The Tempest
86.02.06 The Chronicles of the New World, Shakespeare’s The Tempest, and E.S.O.L Instruction
09.01.05 Controlling Sight and Knowledge in The Tempest

Short Story
89.04.01 The Mystery of the Undiscovered Values
95.01.07 It’s A Mystery To Me
95.01.10 Teaching Detective Fiction Through A Cross Curriculum Unit
98.05.05 Literature for Every Child
05.01.04 Whose Voice Is It Anyway? Using Film to Teach Voice
05.01.08 Through Film and Literature, in Cultures around the World, Children Grow Up on Anxiety
05.03.05 Architecture and Setting in the Shaping of Fictional Characters
16.02.03 Discovering Yourself in the Voices of Others: Exploring Literary Aspects of Constructing an Identity

Women Authors
99.01.11 Women Writers and the Contemporary Short Story

Ethics
08.02.06 Short Stories: Finding Ourselves in the Fiction

Spanish
87.01.03 Three Short Stories from Latin America
87.01.03 Three Short Stories from Latin America
91.04.02 Spanish-American Voices in American Poetry
94.02.03 Poetry Works in Large Multi-Cultural Groups
01.04.02 Using Art, Film, and Literature to explore the Hispanic identity
09.02.03 La Generación del 27

Don Quixote
80.01.01 An Introduction to Don Quixote
85.03.02 Literature and the Special Education Student: A Multi-Media Approach

Ferre, Rosario
87.01.09 Rosario Ferré: Una cuentista puertorriqueña contemporánea (A Contemporary Puerto Rican Storyteller)

Garcia Lorca, Federico
01.04.02 Using Art, Film, and Literature to explore the Hispanic identity
09.02.03 La Generación del 27

Short Story
87.01.06 Improving Thinking Skills of Spanish Learning Disabled Students Through the Analysis of Latin-American Short Stories

Survival Stories
02.01.01 The Holocaust: Survival Stories
02.01.02 Looking at Human Struggle Through The Language Arts Curriculum: The Faces of Slavery
02.01.03 Jewels of Endurance
02.01.04 Surviving the Struggle: Ruby Bridges, Ryan White, and Anne Frank
02.01.05 Middle Passage: A Journey of Endurance
02.01.06 Our Children are Learning to Survive
02.01.07 His Story, Her Story, Our Story / Narrating History Through Art
02.01.08 Child Survival Stories: Hope to Cope
02.01.09 Survivor: Not Just a TV Show -- An exploration of the character traits of survivors of the teenage years
02.01.10 Willie and Friends: Overcomers in the Land - Stories by Faith Ringgold

Symbolism
09.02.10 What Lies Beneath: A Strategy for Introducing Literary Symbolism

Teaching of
99.04.03 Wrapped in Mystery
13.04.05 Fiction, Non-Fiction and Query to Engage Young Learners
16.02.03 Discovering Yourself in the Voices of Others: Exploring Literary Aspects of Constructing an Identity
12.02.05 Authors Behind the Pages

Special Education
85.03.02 Literature and the Special Education Student: A Multi-Media Approach
05.01.06 Using Oral Traditions to Improve Verbal and Listening Skills
16.02.04 Helping Special Education Students Define Their Identity Through Literature

Trickster Tales
98.02.04 Three African Trickster Myths/Tales -- Primary Style

Urban Themes in
99.04.09 Using Detective Fiction To Raise Interest in High School Readers
08.02.08 The Godfather to American Gangster: A Mythology of the American Anti-hero, 2008
13.01.07 Stop the Presses: The Newsies Strike out against Child Labor!

Utopian
79.01.06 Utopias: Man's View of Society Perfected
19.01.03 Digital Lives and the Impact of Technology: Utopia or Dystopia?

Violence in
12.02.09 Reading and Writing the Impact of Violence on Students' Lives

Visualization
09.01.07 Love: The Art of Seeing, Knowing and Writing Today and in the Past

Voices
08.02.07 Narrative Voice: What is Real? What is True? What is Reliable?

Women (see Women)
20.01.10 Women in Fiction / Women in Fact: Power and Worth Exposed by Pandemics

Authors/Poets
00.04.02 Women Writers and Dissent in 20th and 21st Century American Literature
01.03.07 The Poetry We Sing: A Women's Perspective

Atwood, Margaret

The Handmaid's Tale
02.06.04 Sexual Oppression and Religious Extremism in Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale

Oppression of
02.06.03 Motherhood: Biological Asset or Social Liability?
02.06.04 Sexual Oppression and Religious Extremism in Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale

World

World War II
81.02.07 World War II: A Comparative Study Through Literature
97.02.03 World War II As Seen Through Children's Literature

for Young Adults
80.01.06 I Hate to Read!! An Assortment of Young Adult Literature
86.01.07 “i Have to Change!” The Role of the Adolescent in the Family A Developmental Unit Approach to Literature
87.04.01 At Home: The Ties That Bind
98.05.07 The Clock Tower on Grand Avenue: A Cultural Reading Adventure

American Revolution
97.02.01 Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness

Civil War
97.02.02 Literature of the U.S. Civil War



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