K-12 ELA Links to Texts & Resources

Grade Pre K


Grade Pre K All About Me –“Shades of People” by Shelly Rotner and Sheila M. Kelly – Book
Grade Pre K All About Me – “My Five Senses” by Aliki – Book
Grade Pre K All About Me – “My Amazing Body: A First Look at Health and Fitness” by Pat Thomas – Book
Grade Pre K All About Me – “Whoever You Are” by Mem Fox – Book
Grade Pre K All About Me –“A Life Like Mine: How Children Live Around the World” by Unicef – Book
Grade Pre K Animals
“Is Your Mama a Llama?” by Deborah Guarino and Steven Kellogg – Book
Grade Pre K Animals“See Me Grow” by Penelope Arlon & Tony Gordon Harris – Book
Grade Pre K Animals – “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” by Eric Carle – Book
Grade Pre K Plants – “Flowers” by Vijaya Khisty Bodach – Book
Grade Pre K Plants – “A Fruit is a Suitcase for Seeds” by Jean Richards – Book
Grade Pre K Plants – “Sunflower House” by Eve Bunting – Book
Grade Pre K  Plants “Plant Secrets” by Emily Goodman – Book
Grade Pre K Plants – “How a Plant Grows” by Emily Goodman – Book
Grade Pre K Habitats – “Forest Bright/Forest Night” by Jennifer Ward – Book
Grade Pre K Habitats –“Life in a Pond” by Carol Lindeen – Book
Grade Pre K Habitats – “Life in a Stream” by Carol Lindeen – Book
Grade Pre K Habitats – “Here Is the Southwest Desert” by Madeleine Dunphy – Book
Grade Pre K Family – “Families” by Ann Morris – Book
Grade Pre K Family – “Me and My Family Tree” by Joan Sweeney – Book
Grade Pre K Family – “Houses and Homes” by Ken Heyman – Book
Grade Pre K Family – “Families Are Different” by Nini Pellegrini – Book
Grade Pre K Family – “All Families are Special” by Norma Simon – Book

Grade K


Grade K Five Senses – “Seven Blind Mice” by Ed Young – Book
Grade K Stories – “The Story of Jumping Mouse” by John Steptoe – Book

Grade 1


Grade 1 Different Lands, Similar Stories – “The Irish Cinderlad” by Shirley Climo – Book
Grade 1 Different Lands, Similar Stories – “Little Red Riding Hood” by Jerry Pinkney – Book
Grade 1 Different Lands, Similar Stories – “Lon Po Po” by Ed Young – Book
Grade 1 Different Lands, Similar Stories “Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters” by John Steptoe – Book
Grade 1 Different Lands, Similar Stories – “Pretty Salma: A Littel Red Riding Hood Story from Africa” by Niki Daly – Book
Grade 1 Different Lands, Similar Stories – “Tom Thumb” by Claudia Venturini – Book
Grade 1 Fables and Stories“It Could Always Be Worse: A Yiddish Folk Tale” by Margot Zemach – Book
Grade 1 Fables and Stories – “Anansi and the Moss-Covered Rock” by Eric A. Kimmel – Book

Grade 2


Grade 2 Fighting for a Cause – “Susan B. Anthony: Fighter for Freedom and Equality” by Suzanne Slade – Book
Grade 2 Fighting for a Cause – “The Ballot Box Battle” by Emily Arnold McCully – Book
Grade 2 Fighting for a Cause – “A Picture Book of Eleanor Roosevelt” by David A. Adler – Book
Grade 2 Fighting for a Cause –“When Marian Sang” by Pam Munoz Ryan – Book
Grade 2 Fighting for a Cause – “Mary McLeod Bethune” by Eloise Greenfield – Book
Grade 2 Fighting for a Cause – “The Story of Ruby Bridges” by Robert Coles – Book
Grade 2 Fighting for a Cause – “Teammates” by Peter Golenbock – Book
Grade 2 Fighting for a Cause – “A Picture Book of Rosa Parks” by David A. Adler – Book
Grade 2 Fighting for a Cause – “Freedom on the Menu: The Greensbor Sit-Ins” by Carole Boston Weatherford – Book
Grade 2 Fighting for a Cause – “A Picture Book of Martin Luther King Jr.” by David Adler – Book
Grade 2 Fighting for a Cause – “Harvesting Hope: The Story of Cesar Chavez” by Kathleen Krull – Book
Grade 2 Fairy Tales and Tall Tales –
“The Fisherman and His Wife” by Rachel Isadora – Book
Grade 2 Fairy Tales and Tall Tales – “The Experor’s New Clothes: A Tale Set in China” by Demi – Book
Grade 2 Fairy Tales and Tall Tales – “Beauty and the Beast” by Jan Brett – Book
Grade 2 Fairy Tales and Tall Tales – “Paul Bunyan” by Steven Kellogg – Book
Grade 2 Fairy Tales and Tall Tales – “Sally Ann Thunder Ann Whirlwind Crockett” by Steven Kellogg – Book
Grade 2 Fairy Tales and Tall Tales – “Pecos Bill” by Steven Kellogg – Book
Grade 2 Fairy Tales and Tall Tales – “John Henry: An American Legend” by Ezra Jack Keats – Book
Grade 2 Cycles of Nature – “Sunshine Makes the Seasons” by Franklyn Branley – Book
Grade 2 Cycles of Nature – “The Reason for the Seasons” by Gail Gibbons – Book
Grade 2 Cycles of Nature – “How Do Birds Find Their Way?” by Roma Gans – Book
Grade 2 Cycles of Nature “From Seed to Maple Tree” by Laura Purdie Salas – Book
Grade 2 Cycles of Nature – “Monarch Butterfly” by Gail Gibbons – Book
Grade 2 Cycles of Nature“From Tadpole to Frog” by Wendy Pfeffer – Book
Grade 2 Cycles of Nature – “Where Do Chicks Come From” by Amy E. Sklansky – Book
Grade 2 Cycles of Nature – “What Happens to a Hamburger?” by Paul Showers – Book
Grade 2 Cycles of Nature – “The Water Cycle” by Bobbie Kalman and Rebecca Sjonger – Book
Grade 2 Cycles of Nature – “The Water Cycle” by Robecca Olien – Book
Grade 2 Cycles of Nature – “Clouds” by Anne Rockwell – Book
Grade 2 Insects  –“About Insects” by Cathryn Sill – Book
Grade 2 Insects –
“Bugs Are Insects” by Anne Rockwell – Book
Grade 2 Insects –“Are You a Grasshopper?” by Judy Allen – Book
Grade 2 Insects – “Chirping Crickets” by Melvin Berger – Book
Grade 2 Insects –“Are You a Dragonfly?” by Judy Allen – Book
Grade 2 Insects –“From Caterpillar to Butterfly” by Deborah Heiligman – Book
Grade 2 Insects – “Clara Caterpillar” by Pamela Duncan Edwards – Book
Grade 2 Insects – “The Honey Makers” by Gail Gibbons – Book
Grade 2 Insects – “Ant Cities” by Arthur Dorros – Book
Grade 2 Charlotte’s Web Part 1 & 2 –
“Charlotte’s Web” by E.B. White – Book

Grade 3 Modules


Grade 3 Module 1“My Librarian Is a Camel: How Books are Brought to Children Around the World” by Margriet Ruurs – Book
Grade 3 Module 1 “Rain School” by James Rumford – Book
Grade 3 Module 1“The Librarian of Basra” by Jeanette Winter – Book
Grade 3 Module 1 – “Thank You, Mr. Falker” by Patricia Polacco – Book
Grade 3 Module 1 – “The Incredible Book Eating Boy” by Oliver Jeffers – Book
Grade 3 Module 1 – “The Boy Who Love Words” by Roni Schotter – Book
Grade 3 Module 1 – “Waiting for the Biblioburro” by Monica Brown – Book
Grade 3 Module 1 – “Nasreen’s Secret School” by Jeanette Winter – Book
Grade 3 Module 1 – “That Book Woman” by Heather Henson – Book
Grade 3 Module 2 – “Poison Dart Frogs Up Close” by Carmen Bredeson – Book
Grade 3 Module 2 – “Deadly Poison Dart Frogs” by Lincoln James – Book
Grade 3 Module 2 – “Lizards, Frogs, and Polliwogs” by Douglas Florian – Book
Grade 3 Module 2 – “Everything You Need to Know About Frogs and Other Slippery Creatures” Book
Grade 3 Module 2“Bullfrog at Magnolia Circle” by Deborah Dennard – Book
Grade 3 Module 2“The Spadefoot Toad” by Melanie Freeman – Article
Grade 3 Module 2“Staying Alive: Animal Adaptations” – Article
Grade 3 Module 2“Transparent Wonder” – Article Scroll to Page 11
Grade 3 Module 2 – “All About the Water-Holding Frog”Article
Grade 3 Module 2 – “The Amazon Horned Frog” Article
Grade 3 Module 2 – “All the Small Poems and Fourteen More” by Valerie Worth – Book
Grade 3 Module 3 – “Classic Starts Peter Pan” by JM Barrie – Book
Grade 3 Module 4 – “One Well: The Story of Water on Earth” by Rochelle Strauss – Book
Grade 3 Module 4 “Let’s Get Physical” – Junior Scholastic, 2007 – Article
Grade 3 Module 4 – “Where in the World is Water?” – Expeditionary Learning – Article
Grade 3 Module 4 – “Rivers and Streams” – New Hampshire Public Television Natureworks – Article
Grade 3 Module 4 – “River to the Sea” by Stephen R. Swinburne, Highlights for Children – Article
Grade 3 Module 4 – “The Water Cycle for Kids” – U.S. Geological Survey & the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations – Diagram
Grade 3 Module 4 “Earth’s Water Cycle” by Gina Jack – New York State Conservationist for Kids (NYSDEC) – Article

Grade 4 Modules


Grade 4 Module 1 – “The Iroquois: The Six Nations Confederacy” by Mary Englar – Book
Grade 4 Module 1 – “Eagle Song” by Joseph Bruchac – Book
Grade 4 Module 1 – “The (Really) Great Law of Peace” by Cynthia O’Brien Article
Grade 4 Module 1 – “Overview and Background Information: Oral Tradition” Article
Grade 4 Module 1 – “The Great Law of Peace (Iroquois Constitution)”Article
Grade 4 Module 1 “Sections 93 and 107 of the Great Law of Peace” – Article
Grade 4 Module 1 – “Most Frequent Ways of Being Bullied at School” – Article
Grade 4 Module 1“Smart-Speak” by Marilyn Cram Donahue – Article
Grade 4 Module 1“Speaking Up” by Clarisel Gonzalez – Article
Grade 4 Module 1 – “Excerpt from Section 1 of the Great Law of Peace” – Article
Grade 4 Module 2“The Scoop on Clothes, Homes and Daily Life in Colonial America” by Elizabeth Raum – Book
Grade 4 Module 2 – “Making Candles, Colonial Style” by Rebecca S. Fisher – Article
Grade 4 Module 2“If You Lived in Colonial Times” by Ann McGovern – Book
Grade 4 Module 2“Joshua’s Gold”  by Mary Louis Sanders – Article
Grade 4 Module 2 –
“School of Freedom” by Beverly J. Letchworth  – Article
Grade 4 Module 2 – “Bringing Home the Gold” by Carrol J. Swanson  – Short Story
Grade 4 Module 3 – “Simple Machines: Forces in Action (Do It Yourself)” by Buffy Silverman – Book
Grade 4 Module 3 “Take a Quick Bow!” by Pamela Marx – Book
Grade 4 Module 4“The Hope Chest” by Pam Munoz Ryan – Book
Grade 4 Module 4 – “On Women’s Right to the Suffrage” by Susan B. Anthony – Speech
Grade 4 Module 4 – “The Vote” by Rebecca Hershey – Article
Grade 4 Module 4 – “Order in the Court” by Ira Peck and Kathy Wilmore – Article
Grade 4 Module 4 – “Fredrick Douglass: Freedom‘s Champion” by Patrick S. Washburn – Article
Grade 4 Module 4 – “Miss Susan B. Anthony Fine $100 and Costs for Illegal Voting” – Article

Grade 5 Modules


Grade 5 Module 1 –“Esperanza Rising” by Pam Munoz Ryan – Book
Grade 5 Module 1 –Universal Declaration of Human Rights”Article
Grade 5 Module 1 – “From Kosovo to the United States”Article
Grade 5 Module 1 – “The History of the UDHR” – Article
Grade 5 Module 1 – “Teaching Nepalis to Read, Plant, and Vote” by Lesley Reed – Article
Grade 5 Module 1 –“Background Texts about Mexico in the 1920s” Article
Grade 5 Module 1 – “American Heroes” Article
Grade 5 Module 1 – “Writing Transitions”  – Excerpt
Grade 5 Module 2 –“Rainforest Research Journal” by Paul Mason – Book
Grade 5 Module 2 “The Most Beautiful Roof in the World” by Kathryn Lasky – Book
Grade 5 Module 2 – “Interview with Sloth Canopy Researcher: Bryson Voirin”Article
Grade 5 Module 2 “Hawaii’s Endangered Happy Face Spider”  – Article Scroll to Page 11
Grade 5 Module 2 – “Live Online Interview with Eve Nilson (I Was a Scientist in the Rainforest)” Article
Grade 5 Module 2 – “Great Bear Rainforest Remote Camera Project” Video
Grade 5 Module 2 – “The Amazon Rainforest” by Phylis Barkas Goldman – Article
Grade 5 Module 2 – “Meg Lowman Interview Questions and Answers” by Marian Smith Holmes – Article
Grade 5 Module 2 – “The Wings of a Butterfly: A Tale of the Amazon Rainforest” by Aaron Shepard – Short Story
Grade 5 Module 2 – “Monarah Butterfly” by National Geographic – Article
Grade 5 Module 2“I Want to be a Rainforest Scientist” Poem
Grade 5 Module 2 – Field Journal Examples – Article
Grade 5 Module 2 “Drawn to Nature” by Claire Walker Leslie – Book
Grade 5 Module 2 –
Fire Ants Reading” Article
Grade 5 Module 2 – Ants”  -by National Geographic –  Article
Grade 5 Module 2 “Ants – Life Cycle Graphic” from Enchanted LearningGraphic
Grade 5 Module 2“Learn about Butterflies: The Complete Guide to the World of Butterflies and Moths”Guide
Grade 5 Module 2 “Rainforest Butterflies Video: Buttefly Eggs and Caterpillar Survival – Life in the Undergrowth” (6:32) – from ThinkJungle (scroll to near bottom of page) – Video
Grade 5 Module 2 – “Pictures: Fire Ant Swarms Form Living Life Rafts” by David Hu – Pictures
Grade 5 Module 2 – “Ant Expert Groups Texts: Ant Group 1 – Bullet Ants”Article
Grade 5 Module 2 – Ant Expert Groups Texts: Ant Group 2 -Army Ants” – Article
Grade 5 Module 2 – Ant Expert Groups Texts: Ant Group 3 – Leafcutter Ants” – Article
Grade 5 Module 2 – “Rainforest: The Most Precious Environment on Earth” by Adrian Hoskins – Article
Grade 5 Module 2 – Facts About Howler Monkeys” – Article
Grade 5 Module 2 – Howler Monkey” Source 2 – Video
Grade 5 Module 2 – Howler Monkey” Source 3 – Article
Grade 5 Module 2 – Quote from R.T. Peterson” by Roger Tory Peterson – Article
Grade 5 Module 2 – “Greetings from NY” –  by Postcard images on USA.gov
Grade 5 Module 2 “Remember Me to Herald Square: Thirty-Fourth Street from River to River ” from Old York Library, City University of New York, New York City – Postcard
Grade 5 Module 3 – “Promises To Keep: How Jackie Robinson Changed America” by Sharon Robinson – Book
Grade 5 Module 3 – “It’s Not Just a Game!” by Lori Calabrese – Article
Grade 5 Module 3 –“Roots of American Sports” by Phyllis Goldman – Article
Grade 5 Module 3 –Sports in America  – Article
Grade 5 Module 3 –“Roberto Clemente’s Gifts From the Heart” by Scholastic News – Article
Grade 5 Module 3 – “Roberto Clemente” by Lynn C. Kronzek – Article
Grade 5 Module 3 – “The Great Roberto Clemente – Latino Legends in Sports” by Latino Legends in Sports- Article
Grade 5 Module 3 – “Althea Gibson (Sunrise-Sunset)” by Los Angeles Sentinal (scroll past Wilma Rudolph to find Althea Gibson) – Article
Grade 5 Module 3 – “Notable Southerners: Althea Gibson”Article
Grade 5 Module 3 – “H.R. 4130: The Althea Gibson Excellence Act” from the 112th Congress, March 1, 2012 – Article
Grade 5 Module 4“Dark Water Rising” by Marian Hale – Book
Grade 5 Module 4 – “Eight Days: A Story of Haiti” by Edwidge Danticat – Book
Grade 5 Module 4 – “Earthquakes” by Meredith Tennant – Article
Grade 5 Module 4 – “Hurricanes” by Crystal Wicker – Article
Grade 5 Module 4 – “Earthquakes!” from Science for Kids – Article
Grade 5 Module 4 – “How a Hurricane Forms” by Marshall Brain, Craig Freudenrich, and Robert Lamb – Article

Grade 6 Modules


Grade 6 Module 1“The Lightening Thief” – by Rick Riordan – Book
Grade 6 Module 1“D’Auulaires Book of Greek Myths” by Ingri and Edgar Parin D’Aulaire – Book
Grade 6 Module 1 Key Elements of Mythology – Expeditionary Learning  – Lesson
Grade 6 Module 1 –
Prometheus and Pandora – Book
Grade 6 Module 1 – Cronus in Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome Book
Grade 6 Module 1 –“The Hero’s Journey” by Zachary Hamby – Article
Grade 6 Module 1 – “Shrouded in Myth” by Jessica Fisher Neidl – Article
Grade 6 Module 2 “Bud Not Buddy” by Christopher Paul Curtis – Book
Grade 6 Module 3 – “Dragonwings” by Laurence Yep – Book
Grade 6 Module 4 “Frightful’s Mountain” by Jean Craighead George – Book

Grade 7 Modules


Grade 7 Module 1 – “A Long Walk to Water” by Linda Sue Park – Book
Grade 7 Module 1 –Sudanese Tribes Confront Modern War”  by Karl Vick  – Article
Grade 7 Module 1 – Loss of Culturally Vital Cattle Leaves Dinka Tribe Adrift in Refugee Camps” by Stephen Buckley – Article
Grade 7 Module 1 – Life and Death in Darfur: Sudan’s Refugee Crisis Continues” –Article
Grade 7 Module 1 – Time Trip: Sudan’s Civil War” – Article
Grade 7 Module 2 – “Lyddie” by Katherine Patterson – Book
Grade 7 Module 3 –“The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass” by Frederick Douglass – Book
Grade 7 Module 4 –Water is Life” by Barbara Kingsolver – Article

Grade 8 Modules


Grade 8 Module 1 – “Inside Out and Back Again” by Thanhha Lai – Book
Grade 8 Module 1 –The Vietnam Wars” by Todd Olson – Article
Grade 8 Module 2“To Kill A Mockingbird” by Harper Lee – Book
Grade 8 Module 2  –  
A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare – Play
Grade 8 Module 3“Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption” by Laura Hillenbrand – Quicklet
Grade 8 Module 4“The Omnivore’s Dilemma: The Secrets Behind What You Eat, Young Readers Edition” by Michael Pollan – Book

Grade 9 Modules


Grade 9 Module 1“Black Swan Green” by David Mitchell – Book
Grade 9 Module 1“St. Lucy’s Home for Girls Raised by Wolves” by Karen Russell – Short Story
Grade 9 Module 1 – “Memoirs of a Catholic Girlhood” by Mary McCarthy – Book
Grade 9 Module 1 –  “A Poem of Changgan”  by Li Po – Poem
Grade 9 Module 1 – “Letters to a Yong Poet, Letters 1, 4, 7, 8” by Rainer Maria Rilke – Book
Grade 9 Module 1 “Mornings on Horseback” by David McCullough – Book
Grade 9 Module 1 – “Every Little Hurricane” by Sherman Alexie – Short Story
Grade 9 Module 1“Romeo & Juliet” by William Shakespeare  – Ebook
Grade 9 Module 2 – “The Maltese Falcon” by Dashiell Hammett – Book
Grade 9 Module 2 –
“Devil in a Blue Dress” by Walter Mosley – Book
Grade 9 Module 2 –
“The Beekeeper’s Apprentice” by Laurie R. King – Book
Grade 9 Module 2 – “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night” by Mark Haddon – Book
Grade 9 Module 2 –
“The Lost Painting” by Jonathan Harr – Book
Grade 9 Module 2 –  “Tell-Tale Heart” by Edgar Allan Poe – Short Story
Grade 9 Module 2 –
 “A Scandal in Bohemia”  by Arthur Conan Doyle – Short Story
Grade 9 Module 2
“The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat” by Oliver Sacks – Excerpt
Grade 9 Module 2 –  
One Art” By Elizabeth Bishop – Poem
Grade 9 Module 2 –  “In the Waiting Room” by Elizabeth Bishop –  Poem
Grade 9 Module 2 –
What Do Sumo Wrestlers and Schoolteachers Have in Common?”  by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner – Article
Grade 9 Module 2 “Musee des Beaux Arts” by W.H. Auden –  Poem
Grade 9 Module 2
“I Felt a Funeral in my Brain” by Emily Dickinson – Poem
Grade 9 Module 2 – 
How Bernard Madoff Did It – The Wizard of Lies” – by Diana B. Henriques – Article
Grade 9 Module 2 –
“How Does a Ponzi Scheme Work”by Associated Press – Video
Grade 9 Module 2 –
“True Crime” – by Walter Mosley – Article
Grade 9 Module 3 –The Awakening” by Kate Chopin – Book
Grade 9 Module 3 – “
The Stranger” by Albert Camus – Book
Grade 9 Module 3
“A Doll’s House” by Henrik Ibsen – Book
Grade 9 Module 3 – “A Poetry Reading at West Point” by William Matthews – Poem
Grade 9 Module 3 –
“Did I Miss Anything” by Tom Wayman – Poem
Grade 9 Module 3 –
“To Room 19” by Doris Lessing – Short Story
Grade 9 Module 3 – “The Depressive and the Psychopath” by Dave Cullen – Article
Grade 9 Module 3 – “Girl” by Jamaica Kincaid – Poem
Grade 9 Module 3 –
“Death of a Pig” by E.B. White – Short Story
Grade 9 Module 3 –
  “Snake” by D.H. Lawrence – Poem
Grade 9 Module 3 –
“The Wood Pile” by Robert Frost – Poem
Grade 9 Module 3 –
“The Fish” by Elizabeth Bishop – Poem
Grade 9 Module 3 –
“Animals in Translation” by Temple Grandin – Excerpt
Grade 9 Module 3
“1984” by George Orwell – Book
Grade 9 Module 4 – 
 “Oedipus the King” by Sophocles – Excerpt
Grade 9 Module 4 –
“Chronicle of a Death Foretold” by Gabriel Garcia Marquez – Excerpt
Grade 9 Module 4 –
“Metamorphosis” by Franz Kafka – Excerpt
Grade 9 Module 4 –  “Consolation to his Wife” by Plutarch – Letter 
Grade 9 Module 4 –  “The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber” by Ernest Hemingway – Short Story
Grade 9 Module 4 – 
1 Samuel 15 – Bible
Grade 9 Module 4 –
 “Self Reliance” by Ralph Waldo Emerson – Essay
Grade 9 Module 4 –
 “Great Conversation Documents” by FDR – Speeches
Grade 9 Module 4 –
“You’re the Result of Yourself” by Pablo Neruda – Poem 
Grade 9 Module 4 –  “Lift Every Voice and Sing” by James Weldon Johnson – Poem
Grade 9 Module 4 –
“The Scarlet Letter” by Nathaniel Hawthorne – Book
Grade 9 Module 4 – “Their Eyes Were Watching God” by Zora Neale Hurston – Book

Grade 10 Modules


Grade 10 Module 1“The Joy Luck Club” by Amy Tan – Book
Grade 10 Module 1 – “The Natural” by Bernard Malamud – Book
Grade 10 Module 1 – “Friday Night Lights” by Buzz Bissinger – Book
Grade 10 Module 1 – “Counting Coup” by Larry Colton – Book
Grade 10 Module 1 – “The Palace Thief” by Ethan Canin – Book
Grade 10 Module 1 – “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County” by Mark Twain – Short Story
Grade 10 Module 1 –
  “The Search for Marvin Gardens” by John McPhee  –  Article
Grade 10 Module 1 – 
 “The Talented Tenth” by W.E.B. Du Bois – Essay
Grade 10 Module 1 –  “Enders Game” by Orson Scott Card – Short Story
Grade 10 Module 1 –  Genesis 37-45 – Bible
Grade 10 Module 1 –  “The Passionate Shepherd to his Love” by Christopher Marlowe – Poem
Grade 10 Module 1 –
“The Nymph’s Reply to the Shepherd” by Sir Walter Raleigh – Poem
Grade 10 Module 1 –
“Jane Eyre” by Charlotte Brontë – Book
Grade 10 Module 1 –
“The Double Helix”  by James Watson – Book

Grade 10 Module 2 – “Song of Solomon” by Toni Morrison – Book
Grade 10 Module 2 –
“The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” by Rebecca Skloot – Book
Grade 10 Module 2 –
“The God of Small Things” by Arundhati Roy – Book
Grade 10 Module 2 – 
“Snow Falling on Cedars” by David Guterson – Book
Grade 
10 Module 2 –  “White Man’s Burden” by Rudyard Kipling – Poem
Grade 10 Module 2 – “Letter from Birmingham Jail” by Martin Luther King Jr. – Letter
Grade 10 Module 2 – Great Conversation Documents: 19th Century Women’s Rights Various – Speeches
Grade 10 Module 2 – 
 “How It Feels to Be Colored Me” by Zora Neale Hurston – Essay
Grade 10 Module 2 – 
 “Telephone Conversation” by Wole Soyinka – Poem
Grade 10 Module 2 –
“The Problem that has no name” by Betty Friedan – Excerpt
Grade 10 Module 2 “Master Harold and the Boys” by Athol Fugard – Book
Grade 10 Module 3 – Every Man” by Philip Roth – Book
Grade 10 Module 3 – “The Book Thief” by Markus Zusak – Book
Grade 10 Module 3 – “Stiff: The Curious Life of Human Cadavers” by Mary Roach – Book
Grade 10 Module 3 – “Lord of the Flies” by William Golding – Book
Grade 10 Module 3 – “Maus” by Art Spiegelman – Book
Grade 10 Module 3 “Ceremony” by Leslie Marmon Silko – Short Story
Grade 10 Module 3 –  “The Destructors” by Graham Greene – Short Story
Grade 10 Module 3 –  “Because I could not stop for Death” by Emily Dickinson – Poem
Grade 10 Module 3 – 
 “Porphyria’s Lover” by Robert Browning – Poem
Grade 10 Module 3 – 
 “Home Burial” by Robert Frost – Essay
Grade 10 Module 3 –
“The Death of the Moth” by Virginia Woolf – Essay
Grade 10 Module 3 –
  Stanford Prison Experiment Simulation
Grade 10 Module 3 – 
 “The Author to her Book” by Anne Bradstreet – Poem
Grade 10 Module 3 – 
 “The Lovesong of J. Alfred Prufrock” by T.S. Eliot – Poem
Grade 10 Module 4 “What Arabs Think” by James Zogby – Book
Grade 10 Module 4 – “Fences” by August Wilson – Book
Grade 10 Module 4 – “Breath, Eyes, Memory” by Edwidge Danticat – Book
Grade 10 Module 4 – “Animal Farm” by George Orwell – Book
Grade 10 Module 4 – “Screwtape Letters, Letter 1” by C.S. Lewis – Letter
Grade 10 Module 4 –  The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx – Essay
Grade 10 Module 4 –
“On Being an American” by H.L. Menken – Short Story
Grade 10 Module 4 –
 “Good Country People” by Flannery O’Connor – Short Story
Grade 10 Module 4 –
“A & P” by John Updike – Short Story
Grade 10 Module 4 –
  “The Garden Party” by Katherine Mansfield – Short Story
Grade 10 Module 4 – “Thinking Like a Mountain”  by Aldo Leopold – Essay
Grade 10 Module 4 –
  “I sing of Olaf glad and big” by EE Cummings – Poem
Grade 10 Module 4 –
  “Prometheus Bound” by Aeschylus – Plays
Grade 10 Module 4 –
“No Impact Man by Colin Beavan – Book

Grade 11 Modules


Grade 11 Module 1 – “Girl Interrupted” by Susanna Kayson – Short Story
Grade 11 Module 1 – A Rose for Emily” by William Faulkner – Short Story
Grade 11 Module 1 –
“Bartleby the Scriviner” by Herman Melville – Short Story
Grade 11 Module 1 – “Notes to my Biographer” by Adam Haslett – Short Story
Grade 11 Module 1- 
 “The Minister’s Black Veil” by Nathaniel Hawthorne – Short Story
Grade 11 Module 1 –
“Jubilate Agno (For I Will Consider My Cat Jeoffry)” by Christopher Smart – Poem
Grade 11 Module 1 
“Goblin Market” by Christina Rosetti – Poem
Grade 11 Module 1 –
  “The Garden of Forking Paths” by Jorge Luis Borges – Poem
Grade 11 Module 1 – 
“My Last Duchess” by Robert Browning – Poem
Grade 11 Module 1 –
“Rime of the Ancient Mariner” by Samuel Coleridge – Poem
Grade 11 Module 1 –
“The Nose” by Nikolai GogolEbook
Grade 11 Module 1 –
  “Notes From Underground” by Fyodor Dostoevsky – Excerpt
Grade 11 Module 1 –
“Hamlet” by William Shakesphere – Play
Grade 11 Module 2 – “Working” by Studs Turkel – Book
Grade 11 Module 2 –  “The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, “The Middle Passage” by Olaudah Equiano – Excerpt
Grade 11 Module 2 –
“Nickel and Dimed” by Barbara Ehrenreich – Book
Grade 11 Module 2 – “Behind the Beautiful Forevers” by Katherine Boo – Book
Grade 11 Module 2 “A Modest Proposal” by Jonathan Swift – Essay
Grade 11 Module 2 –
 1852 Speech at Rochester by Frederick Douglass – Speeches
Grade 11 Module 2 –
  “A Worker Reads History” by Bertolt Brecht – Poem
Grade 11 Module 2 – 
“Tragedy and the Common Man” by Arthur Miller – Essay
Grade 11 Module 2 – “I Will Fight No More Forever” by Chief Joseph  – Speeches
Grade 11 Module 2 –
“Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglas” by Frederick Douglas – Book
Grade 11 Module 2 – “Autobiography of a Face” by Lucy Greely – Book
Grade 11 Module 3 –  “The Known World” by Edward Jones – Book
Grade 11 Module 3 – “The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down” by Anne Fadiman – Book
Grade 11 Module 3“The Worst Hard Time” by Timothy Egan – Book
Grade 11 Module 3 –  “Silent Spring, Chapter 1” by Rachel Carson – Chapter
Grade 11 Module 3 – 
“Gettysburg Address” by Abraham Lincoln – Speeches
Grade 11 Module 3 –  “A More Perfect Union” by Barack Obama – Essay
Grade 11 Module 3 –
 “Sonny’s Blues” by James Baldwin – Book
Grade 11 Module 3 – “Our Town” by Thorton Wilder – Play
Grade 11 Module 3 – “Funeral Blues” by W.H. Auden – Poem
Grade 11 Module 3 – 
 Sonnet 29 by William Shakespeare – Poem
Grade 11 Module 3 –
“New Math” by McKibbon – Essay
Grade 11 Module 3 –
 “Chief Seattle 1854 Speech” by Chief Seattle – Speech
Grade 11 Module 3 – “A Bronzeville Mother Loiters in Mississippi Meanwhile, a Mississippi Mother Burns Bacon” by Gwendolyn Brooks – Poem
Grade 11 Module 3 –
“Interpreter of Maladies” by Jhumpa Lahiri – Book
Grade 11 Module 4 – “Hiroshima” by John Hersey – Book
Grade 11 Module 4 – 
 The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekhov – Play
Grade 11 Module 4 –
“The Reader” by Bernard Schlink – Book
Grade 11 Module 4 – “All Deliberate Speed” by Charles Ogletree – Book
Grade 11 Module 4 – “The Moral Side of Murder” by Michael Sandel – Video
Grade 11 Module 4 – “The Emperor” by Ha Jin – Short Story
Grade 11 Module 4 – “The Moment Before the Gun Went Off” by Nadine Gordimer – Short Story
Grade 11 Module 4 – 
 Great Conversation Documents: SegregationLegal Decision
Grade 11 Module 4 –
“The Montgomery Bus Boycott” by Taylor Branch – Excerpt
Grade 11 Module 4 – 
“On The Rainy River” by Tim O’Brien – Short Story
Grade 11 Module 4 –
“The Red Convertible” by Louise Erdrich – Story
Grade 11 Module 4-  
“American Journal” by Robert Hayden – Poem
Grade 11 Module 4 – “Inferno” by Dante – Book
Grade 11 Module 4 –
 “The Trial” by Franz Kafka – Book
Grade 11 Module 4 –
“Savage Inequalities” by Jonathan Kozol – Book

Grade 12 Modules


Grade 12 Module 1 – “Frankenstein” by Mary Shelley – Book
Grade 12 Module 1 –
“Richard III” by William Shakespeare – Plays
Grade 12 Module 1- “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” by Ken Kesey – Book
Grade 12 Module 1 –
“The Prince, Chapter 15” by Nicolo Machiavelli – Chapter
Grade 12 Module 1 –
“Autobiolography” by Malcolm X – Book
Grade 12 Module 1 – “The Art of War, Chapter 3” by Sun Tzu – Excerpt
Grade 12 Module 1 – 
 “Collision at Cajamarca” from Guns, Germs, and Steel”by Jared Diamond – Chapter
Grade 12 Module 1 – 
Great Conversation Documents: Revolutionary Era VariousSpeeches
Grade 12 Module 1 –
“The Moral Roots of Liberals and Conservatives” by Jonathan Haidt  – Video
Grade 12 Module 1 –
 “The Lemon Tree” by Sandy Tolan – Short Story
Grade 12 Module 1 –
  “Bernice Bobs Her Hair”  by F. Scott Fitzgerald – Poem
Grade 12 Module 1 –
“Lady Lazarus” by Slyvia Plath – Poem
Grade 12 Module 1 –
King Lear” by William Shakespeare – Play
Grade 12 Module 1 –
  Oresteia Aeschylus by Aeschylus – Play
Grade 12 Module 2 – “Lying Awake” by Mark Salzman – Book
Grade 12 Module 2 – “A Prayer for Owen Meany” by John Irving – Book
Grade 12 Module 2 –  “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God” by Jonathan Edwards – Speeches
Grade 12 Module 2 – 
“Church Going” by Phillip Larkin  – Poem
Grade 12 Module 2 – 
“Questions About Angels” by Billy Collins  – Poem
Grade 12 Module 2 – 
 “The Perimeter of Ignorance” by Neil DeGrasse Tyson – Article
Grade 12 Module 2 –
“I Have a Dream” by Martin Luther King Jr. – Speeches
Grade 12 Module 2 –
 “Second Inaugural” by Abraham Lincoln – Speeches
Grade 12 Module 2
–  Book of Ruth – Bible Versus
Grade 12 Module 2 – Qur’an, Sura 37 (As-Saaffat): 83-112 Passage
Grade 12 Module 2 –  “The Latest Decalogue” by Arthur Hugh Clough – Poem
Grade 12 Module 2 – 
 “God Says Yes To Me” by Kaylin Haught – Poem
Grade 12 Module 2 –
“Dover Beach” by Matthew Arnold – Poem
Grade 12 Module 2 –
 “What If God Was One of Us” by Joan Osbourne – Lyrics
Grade 12 Module 3 –
  Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare – Plays
Grade 12 Module 3 –  “To My Dear and Loving Husband” by Anne Bradstreet  – Poem
Grade 12 Module 3 – 
 Sonnet 138 by William Shakespeare  – Poem
Grade 12 Module 3 – “Fifties, Chapters 21 & 39” by David Halberstaum – Book
Grade 12 Module 3 – “Brokeback Mountain” by Anne Proulx – Book
Grade 12 Module 3 – 1 Corinthians 13 – Bible Verse
Grade 12 Module 3 – “Jill, Afterwards” by Phillip Dacey – Poem
Grade 12 Module 3 –
“Memoirs of a Geisha” by Arthur Golden – Book
Grade 12 Module 3 – “A Natural History of Love” by Diane Ackerman – Book
Grade 12 Module 3 – “What We Talk About When We Talk About Love” by Raymond Carter – Short Story
Grade 12 Module 3 – “Goodbye, My Brother” by John Cheever – Short Story
Grade 12 Module 3 – “The Three Heartbreaks of Belicia Cabral” by Junot Diaz – Excerpt
Grade 12 Module 3 – “The Atlantic Man” by Marguerette Duras – Short Story
Grade 12 Module 3 – “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide” by Ntozake Shange– Book
Grade 12 Module 4 “This is water” by David Foster Wallace – Speeches
Grade 12 Module 4 – “Everyday Use” by Alice Walker – Short Shory
Grade 12 Module 4 –  Nobel Prize Lecture by Toni Morrison – Speeches
Grade 12 Module 4 –
“Where I Lived, & What I Lived For” by Henry Thoreau – Book
Grade 12 Module 4 –  “Living Like Weasels” by Annie Dilliard  – Short Story
Grade 12 Module 4 –
 “A White Heron” by Sarah Orne Jewett  – Short Story
Grade 12 Module 4 –
“The Dead” by James Joyce  – Poem
Grade 12 Module 4 – “This Compost” by Walt Whitman  – Poem
Grade 12 Module 4 – “The Fallacy of Success” by G.K. Chesterton – Book
Grade 12 Module 4 – 
“Rear Window”  by Alfred Hitchcock – Movie
Grade 12 Module 4 – “Let The Great World Spin” by Colum McCann – Book
Grade 12 Module 4 – “Atonement” by Ian McEwan – Book
Grade 12 Module 4 –  “The God Who Loves You” by Carl Dennis – Poem
Grade 12 Module 4 – 
 “The Canterbury Tales” by Geoffrey Chaucer – Book