An ideal introduction to a diverse mix of genres and styles
This series is going out of print.
Allow your students to appreciate a wider scope of literary works. Students will experience the works of classic and contemporary authors, including Mark Twain, Gwendolyn Brooks, W.W. Jacobs, Shakespeare, Yoshiko Uchida, and other respected American and international authors. New authors featured in this edition are Barack Obama and Natasha Trethewey. The Teacher' s Edition offers numerous ELL activities and instructions for integrating graphic organizers into the lessons. Many activities for increasing l earning a re also provided on the Teacher's Resource Library.
Table of contents: Fables, Myths, Tall Tales and Legends, The Short Story, Suspense in the Short Story, Nonfiction, Poetry and Drama.
The Student Workbook includes over 90 pages of activities which address comprehension, literary analysis and interpretation, evaluative, and study skills.
The Vocabulary Workbook features over 60 pages of activities to help students become familiar with key words.