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Eliminate hours of prep work with ready-to-use lesson plans for over 300 literary titles.

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Eliminate hours of prep work with ready-to-use lesson plans for over 300 literary titles.

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Created by seasoned educators using an organized academic framework, Prestwick House Literature Teaching Units are comprehensive lesson plans for more than 300 different book titles. Literature Teaching Units are ready to use right away, saving you hours of traditional prep work.

Prestwick House Literature Teaching Units are best used to teach students who are performing at grade level or in College Prep classes. For more challenging resources, browse our AP Literature Teaching Units.

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Each Literature Teaching Units guide covers five learning domains:

  • Learning objectives that your students should meet by the time they finish the unit
  • Literary terms with definitions that your students will encounter when studying the book
  • Vocabulary lists for each section of the book
  • Essay and discussion questions to drive interesting classroom conversations or make assigning a paper easy
  • A multiple-choice and essay test to make a quick, objective assessment of student understanding
  • A chapter-by-chapter reproducible study guide with open-ended questions to guide students to a thorough understanding of the book

All Available Literature Teaching Units

Animal Farm
Author: Author: Orwell, George
100 Best-Loved Poems
Author: Smith (ed.), Philip
1984
Author: Orwell, George
African American Literature
Author: Shabo, Magedah (ed.)
The Alchemist
Author: Coehlo, Paulo
All My Sons
Author: Miller, Arthur
Among the Hidden
Author: Haddix, Margaret Peterson
Animal Farm
Author: Orwell, George
Anthem
Author: Rand, Ayn
Antigone
Author: Sophocles
Antony and Cleopatra
Author: Shakespeare, William
As I Lay Dying
Author: Faulkner, William
As You Like It
Author: Shakespeare, William
Bad
Author: Ferris, Jean
The Bean Trees
Author: Kingsolver, Barbara
Beloved
Author: Morrison, Toni
The Best of Poe
Author: Poe, Edgar Allan
The Best of Sherlock Holmes
Author: Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan
Billy Budd
Author: Melville, Herman
Black Boy
Author: Wright, Richard
The Bluest Eye
Author: Morrison, Toni
Brave New World
Author: Huxley, Aldous
Bridge to Terabithia
Author: Paterson, Katherine
Cannery Row
Author: Steinbeck, John
Catch-22
Author: Heller, Joseph
Catching Fire
Author: Collins, Suzanne
The Cay
Author: Taylor, Theodore
The Chosen
Author: Potok, Chaim
A Christmas Carol
Author: Dickens, Charles
Cold Sassy Tree
Author: Ann Burns, Olive
The Comedy of Errors
Author: Shakespeare, William
The Contender
Author: Lipsyte, Robert
Crime and Punishment
Author: Dostoyevsky, Fyodor
The Crucible
Author: Miller, Arthur
Daisy Miller
Author: James, Henry
Dawn
Author: Butler, Octavia E.
Deathwatch
Author: White, Robb
Demian
Author: Hesse, Hermann
Dicey's Song
Author: Voigt, Cynthia
Dr. Faustus
Author: Marlowe, Christopher
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Author: Stevenson, Robert Louis
Dracula
Author: Stoker, Bram
Dubliners
Author: Joyce, James
Durango Street
Author: Bonham, Frank
Ellen Foster
Author: Gibbons, Kaye
Emma
Author: Austen, Jane
Ender's Game
Author: Card, Orson Scott
Esperanza Rising
Author: Ryan, Pam Muñoz
Ethan Frome
Author: Wharton, Edith
Everyman
Author: Anonymous
Fahrenheit 451
Author: Bradbury, Ray
Fallen Angels
Author: Myers, Walter Dean
A Farewell to Arms
Author: Hemingway, Ernest
Farewell to Manzanar
Author: Houston & Wakatsuki, James D. & Jeanne
Fences
Author: Wilson, August
Fever 1793
Author: Anderson, Laurie Halse
Forged by Fire
Author: Draper, Sharon M.
Frankenstein
Author: Shelley, Mary
Freak the Mighty
Author: Philbrick, Rodman
The Gift of the Magi
Author: Henry, O.
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Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story
Author: Carson, Ben with Cecil Murphy
The Giver
Author: Lowry, Lois
The Glass Castle
Author: Walls, Jeannette
The Glass Menagerie
Author: Williams, Tennessee
Go Ask Alice
Author: Sparks, Beatrice
The Gold Bug
Author: Poe, Edgar Allan
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The Good Earth
Author: Buck, Pearl S.
Great Expectations
Author: Dickens, Charles
The Great Gatsby
Author: Fitzgerald, F. Scott
Grendel
Author: Gardner, John
Hamlet
Author: Shakespeare, William
Hard Times
Author: Dickens, Charles
Hatchet
Author: Paulsen, Gary
Hedda Gabler
Author: Ibsen, Henrik
The Help
Author: Stockett, Kathryn
The Hiding Place
Author: Ten Boom, Corrie
Hiroshima
Author: Hersey, John
The Hobbit
Author: Tolkien, J.R.R.
Holes
Author: Sachar, Louis
Homecoming
Author: Voight, Cynthia
Hoops
Author: Myers, Walter Dean
Hoot
Author: Hiaasen, Carl
The Hunger Games
Author: Collins, Suzanne
I Am the Cheese
Author: Cormier, Robert
In Cold Blood
Author: Capote, Truman
Inherit the Wind
Author: Lawrence, Jerome & Lee, Robert E.
Into the Wild
Author: Krakauer, Jon
Invisible Man
Author: Ellison, Ralph
Jacob Have I Loved
Author: Paterson, Katherine
Jane Eyre
Author: Brontë, Charlotte
Johnny Tremain
Author: Forbes, Esther
Jubilee
Author: Walker, Margaret
Julie of the Wolves
Author: George, Jean Craighead
Julius Caesar
Author: Shakespeare, William
The Jungle
Author: Sinclair, Upton
King Lear
Author: Shakespeare, William
The Kite Runner
Author: Hosseini, Khaled
The Last of the Mohicans
Author: Cooper, James Fenimore
Life of Pi
Author: Martel, Yann
Lord of the Flies
Author: Golding, William
Lost Horizon
Author: Hilton, James
The Lottery
Author: Jackson, Shirley
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Macbeth
Author: Shakespeare, William
https://www.prestwickhouse.comMadame Bovary
Author: Flaubert, Gustave
Maus I and II
Author: Spiegelman, Art
Maus II
Author: Spiegelman, Art
Medea
Author: Euripides
The Merchant of Venice
Author: Shakespeare, William
Moby Dick
Author: Melville, Herman
Mockingjay
Author: Collins, Suzanne
Monster
Author: Myers, Walter Dean
Much Ado About Nothing
Author: Shakespeare, William
My Ántonia
Author: Cather, Willa
My Brother Sam is Dead
Author: Collier, James Lincoln & Christopher
Native Son
Author: Wright, Richard
The Natural
Author: Malamud, Bernard
Nectar in a Sieve
Author: Markandaya, Kamala
Nickel and Dimed
Author: Ehrenreich, Barbara
Night
Author: Wiesel, Elie
No Easy Answers
Author: Dostoyevsky, Fyodor
O Pioneers!
Author: Cather, Willa
October Sky
Author: Hickam, Homer
Of Mice and Men
Author: Steinbeck, John
Olver Twist
Author: Dickens, Charles
Othello
Author: Shakespeare, William
Our Town
Author: Wilder, Thornton
Outliers
Author: Gladwell, Malcolm
The Pact
Author: Davis, Sampson
A Pair of Silk Stockings
Author: Chopin, Kate
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Parrot in the Oven
Author: Martinez, Victor
The Pearl
Author: Steinbeck, John
The Pigman
Author: Zindel, Paul
The Poisonwood Bible
Author: Kingsolver, Barbara
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
Author: Joyce, James
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The Prince and the Pauper
Author: Twain, Mark
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The Prince
Author: Machiavelli, Niccolò
Pygmalion
Author: Shaw, George Bernard
Rebecca
Author: du Maurier, Daphne
The Red Pony
Author: Steinbeck, John
Richard III
Author: Shakespeare, WIlliam
Romeo and Juliet
Author: Shakespeare, William
Rumble Fish
Author: Hinton, S.E.
The Scarlet Letter
Author: Hawthorne, Nathaniel
The School for Scandal
Author: Sheridan, Richard Brinsley
Scorpions
Author: Myers, Walter Dean
The Secret Sharer
Author: Conrad, Joseph
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Siddhartha
Author: Hesse, Hermann
The Sign of the Beaver
Author: Speare, Elizabeth George
Silas Marner
Author: Eliot, George
Slam!
Author: Myers, Walter Dean
Sounder
Author: Armstrong, William Howard
Speak
Author: Anderson, Laurie Halse
Spoon River Anthology
Author: Masters, Edgar Lee
The Stranger
Author: Camus, Albert
The Sun Also Rises
Author: Hemingway, Ernest
The Taming of the Shrew
Author: Shakespeare, William
Tangerine
Author: Bloor, Edward
The Tempest
Author: Shakespeare, William
Tex
Author: Hinton, S.E.
To Build a Fire
Author: London, Jack
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Transcendentalism: Essential Essays of Emerson and Thoreau /pdf/id-302983/Transcendentalism_Essential_Essays_of_Emerson_and_Thoreau_-_Downloadable_Teaching_Unit
Treasure Island
Author: Stevenson, Robert Louis
Tuck Everlasting
Author: Babbitt, Natalie
Twelfth Night
Author: Shakespeare, William
The Two Towers
Author: Tolkien, J.R.R.
Uncle Tom's Cabin
Author: Stowe, Harriet Beecher
Waiting for Godot
Author: Beckett, Samuel
Walden
Author: Thoreau, Henry David
Watership Down
Author: Adams, Richard
When I Was Puerto Rican
Author: Santiago, Esmeralda
Whirligig
Author: Fleischman, Paul
White Fang
Author: London, Jack
Winesburg, Ohio
Author: Anderson, Sherwood
A Wrinkle in Time
Author: L'Engle, Madeleine
The Yellow Wallpaper
Author: Gilman, Charlotte Perkins
Young Goodman Brown
Author: Hawthorne, Nathaniel

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