Most Popular Literature Guides for Secondary Students

Our teacher guides for secondary literature will help you extend the learning and enjoyment that your students get from reading great books. The titles featured in this slideshow reflect the most popular guides for grades 9-12 on TeacherVision.
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Updated on: August 8, 2007
Anna Karenina is a novel about a married woman's adulterous affair with another man, Count Vronsky – resulting in society ostracizing them. This teacher's guide includes background information on author Leo Tolstoy, a summary of the novel, and discussion questions.
Beowulf is an epic poem written sometime around 900 A.D. and is well suited for students of all abilities. This teaching guide is organized in three sections presenting suggestions to be used before Beowulf is read, while it is being read, and after the reading is completed.
Extend reading comprehension by using a literature guide that contains four sections that will assist you in your teaching of Jack London's Naturalistic novel The Call of the Wild: Pre-reading Activities, Summaries and Teaching Suggestions, After Reading the Novel, and Extended Learning.
Try a teacher's guide that provides a synopsis of The Crucible, the classic play by Arthur Miller about the Salem Witch Trials. Also included in this literature guide are discussion questions and extended learning activities.
Enhance reading comprehension with a with a guide that provides questions, exercises, and assignments that guide students' reading and understanding of Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman.
Find questions, exercises, and assignments designed to guide students' reading of Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath while promoting discussion, research, and writing.
Most Popular Literature Guides for  Secondary  Students

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Explore Macbeth includes a literary overview, suggestions for teaching the play, extended learning activities, and bibliographies.
Enhance understanding with a teaching guide for Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men contains pre-reading activities, post-reading activities, an overview of the story, and a brief discussion of plot, character development, and theme.
Use a teaching guide that includes background information on author Jack Kerouac as well as discussion questions and resource links for use with the book. On the Road epitomized to the world what became known as "the Beat generation."
Enhance understanding with a teaching guide for Shakespeare's Othello provides a variety of ideas and activities to serve as a springboard to enrich student learning. Intense feelings are exhibited in this play -- love, hate, jealousy, envy, even lust -- which makes it a perfect choice for mature students.
Use a teaching guide that includes a synopsis of the plot of The Scarlet Letter, historical commentary about Puritan New England, and suggested activities.
Enhance reading comprehension with a with a guide that contains an overview, discussion questions, follow-up activities and suggestions to be used before, during, and after reading the novel, Silas Marner.
Because The Taming of the Shrew deals with relationships between several different "courting" couples, it can capture the attention of adolescents. The lively comic plot and appealing characters make it an excellent introduction to Shakespeare. This guide includes a brief overview, suggestions for teaching the play, and extended learning activities.

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