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Prestwick House Literature Teaching Units, created by seasoned educators, save you hours of valuable time because they use a proven formula to give you a comprehensive, organized academic framework to take care of all of the prep work that's so time-consuming.

Each Literature Teaching Unit is ready to use right out of the box and is designed to be appropriate for students in college prep or average classes who would commonly read the book.

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Literature Teaching Units include:

  • Scholarly objectives that your students should meet by the time they finish the Unit.
  • Literary Terms with definitions that your students will encounter in studying the book.
  • Questions for Essay and Discussion to drive interesting classroom discussions or make assigning a paper easy.
  • Multiple-Choice and Essay Test to make a quick, objective assessment of student understanding.
  • Chapter-by-Chapter Reproducible Study Guide with open ended plot- and theme-level questions to guide students to a thorough understanding of the book.
  • Vocabulary found throughout each section of the book.

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More than 300 Teaching Units Available

Whether you're looking for a classic like Huck Finn or an emerging favorite like The Kite Runner, you'll find the largest selection of Literature Guides at Prestwick House. Every Unit is available in print format, as an instant download, and in a 30-Book Set with Student Paperbacks at a 35% Discount! Click below to find a unit for the next book that you're teaching!

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