American Literature Units

Welcome to the American Literature resources page. Each unit page contains activities and the links referenced in the teacher's guide and student workbook. These pages are password protected. To enter these areas, click on the unit title tab in the blue box to the left and enter the password found inside your guide or workbook.

Units Underway

Units being written, tested with homeschoolers, and edited now:


A City on a Hill

  • The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • The Crucible by Arthur Miller

The Noble Savage

  • Billy Budd by Herman Melville

A Dream Deferred

  • Lockdown by Walter Dean Myers
  • A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry

Units Planned for Later this Year

Other units planned for American Literature will incorporate:

  • Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
  • The Emperor Jones by Eugene O'Neill
  • The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
  • The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
  • To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
  • The Chosen by Chaim Potok
  • The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros
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