K-12 ELA Links to Texts & Resources

Grade Pre K


Grade Pre K All About Me – opens in a new window“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
opens in a new window“Is Your Mama a Llama?” by Deborah Guarino and Steven Kellogg – Book
Grade Pre K Animals opens in a new window“See Me Grow” by Penelope Arlon & Tony Gordon Harris – Book
Grade Pre K Animals – opens in a new window“The Very Hungry Caterpillar” by Eric Carle – Book
Grade Pre K Plants – opens in a new window“Flowers” by Vijaya Khisty Bodach – Book
Grade Pre K Plants – opens in a new window “A Fruit is a Suitcase for Seeds” by Jean Richards – Book
Grade Pre K Plants – opens in a new window“Sunflower House” by Eve Bunting – Book
Grade Pre K  Plants opens in a new window“Plant Secrets” by Emily Goodman – Book
Grade Pre K Plants – opens in a new window“How a Plant Grows” by Emily Goodman – Book
Grade Pre K Habitats – opens in a new window“Forest Bright/Forest Night” by Jennifer Ward – Book
Grade Pre K Habitats – opens in a new window“Life in a Pond” by Carol Lindeen – Book
Grade Pre K Habitats – opens in a new window“Life in a Stream” by Carol Lindeen – Book
Grade Pre K Habitats – opens in a new window“Here Is the Southwest Desert” by Madeleine Dunphy – Book
Grade Pre K Family – opens in a new window“Families” by Ann Morris – Book
Grade Pre K Family – opens in a new window“Me and My Family Tree” by Joan Sweeney – Book
Grade Pre K Family – opens in a new window“Houses and Homes” by Ken Heyman – Book
Grade Pre K Family – opens in a new window“Families Are Different” by Nini Pellegrini – Book
Grade Pre K Family – opens in a new window“All Families are Special” by Norma Simon – Book

Grade K


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

Grade 1


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

Grade 2


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

Grade 3 Modules


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

Grade 4 Modules


Grade 4 Module 1 – opens in a new window“The Iroquois: The Six Nations Confederacy” by Mary Englar – Book
Grade 4 Module 1 – opens in a new window“Eagle Song” by Joseph Bruchac – Book
Grade 4 Module 1 – opens in a new window“The (Really) Great Law of Peace” by Cynthia O’Brien Article
Grade 4 Module 1 – opens in a new window“Overview and Background Information: Oral Tradition” Article
Grade 4 Module 1 – opens in a new window“The Great Law of Peace (Iroquois Constitution)”Article
Grade 4 Module 1 opens in a new window“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 opens in a new window“Smart-Speak” by Marilyn Cram Donahue – Article
Grade 4 Module 1 opens in a new window“Speaking Up” by Clarisel Gonzalez – Article
Grade 4 Module 1 – opens in a new window“Excerpt from Section 1 of the Great Law of Peace” – Article
Grade 4 Module 2 opens in a new window“The Scoop on Clothes, Homes and Daily Life in Colonial America” by Elizabeth Raum – Book
Grade 4 Module 2 – opens in a new window“Making Candles, Colonial Style” by Rebecca S. Fisher – Article
Grade 4 Module 2 opens in a new window“If You Lived in Colonial Times” by Ann McGovern – Book
Grade 4 Module 2 opens in a new window“Joshua’s Gold”  by Mary Louis Sanders – Article
Grade 4 Module 2 –
opens in a new window“School of Freedom” by Beverly J. Letchworth  – Article
Grade 4 Module 2 – opens in a new window“Bringing Home the Gold” by Carrol J. Swanson  – Short Story
Grade 4 Module 3 – opens in a new window“Simple Machines: Forces in Action (Do It Yourself)” by Buffy Silverman – Book
Grade 4 Module 3 opens in a new window“Take a Quick Bow!” by Pamela Marx – Book
Grade 4 Module 4“The Hope Chest” by Pam Munoz Ryan – Book
Grade 4 Module 4 – opens in a new window“On Women’s Right to the Suffrage” by Susan B. Anthony – Speech
Grade 4 Module 4 – opens in a new window“The Vote” by Rebecca Hershey – Article
Grade 4 Module 4 – opens in a new window“Order in the Court” by Ira Peck and Kathy Wilmore – Article
Grade 4 Module 4 – opens in a new window“Fredrick Douglass: Freedom‘s Champion” by Patrick S. Washburn – Article
Grade 4 Module 4 – opens in a new window“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 – opens in a new windowUniversal Declaration of Human Rights”Article
Grade 5 Module 1 – opens in a new window“From Kosovo to the United States”Article
Grade 5 Module 1 – opens in a new window“The History of the UDHR” – Article
Grade 5 Module 1 – opens in a new window“Teaching Nepalis to Read, Plant, and Vote” by Lesley Reed – Article
Grade 5 Module 1 – opens in a new window“Background Texts about Mexico in the 1920s” Article
Grade 5 Module 1 – opens in a new window“American Heroes” Article
Grade 5 Module 1 – opens in a new window“Writing Transitions”  – Excerpt
Grade 5 Module 2 – opens in a new window“Rainforest Research Journal” by Paul Mason – Book
Grade 5 Module 2 opens in a new window“The Most Beautiful Roof in the World” by Kathryn Lasky – Book
Grade 5 Module 2 – opens in a new window“Interview with Sloth Canopy Researcher: Bryson Voirin”Article
Grade 5 Module 2 opens in a new window“Hawaii’s Endangered Happy Face Spider”  – Article Scroll to Page 11
Grade 5 Module 2 – opens in a new window“Live Online Interview with Eve Nilson (I Was a Scientist in the Rainforest)” Article
Grade 5 Module 2 – opens in a new window“Great Bear Rainforest Remote Camera Project” Video
Grade 5 Module 2 – opens in a new window“The Amazon Rainforest” by Phylis Barkas Goldman – Article
Grade 5 Module 2 – opens in a new window“Meg Lowman Interview Questions and Answers” by Marian Smith Holmes – Article
Grade 5 Module 2 – opens in a new window“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 opens in a new window“I Want to be a Rainforest Scientist” Poem
Grade 5 Module 2 – opens in a new windowField Journal Examples – Article
Grade 5 Module 2 “Drawn to Nature” by Claire Walker Leslie – Book
Grade 5 Module 2 –
opens in a new windowFire Ants Reading” Article
Grade 5 Module 2 – opens in a new windowAnts”  -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 – opens in a new window“Pictures: Fire Ant Swarms Form Living Life Rafts” by David Hu – Pictures
Grade 5 Module 2 – opens in a new window“Ant Expert Groups Texts: Ant Group 1 – Bullet Ants”Article
Grade 5 Module 2 – opens in a new windowAnt Expert Groups Texts: Ant Group 2 -Army Ants” – Article
Grade 5 Module 2 – opens in a new windowAnt Expert Groups Texts: Ant Group 3 – Leafcutter Ants” – Article
Grade 5 Module 2 – opens in a new window“Rainforest: The Most Precious Environment on Earth” by Adrian Hoskins – Article
Grade 5 Module 2 – opens in a new windowFacts About Howler Monkeys” – Article
Grade 5 Module 2 – opens in a new windowHowler Monkey” Source 2 – Video
Grade 5 Module 2 – opens in a new windowHowler Monkey” Source 3 – Article
Grade 5 Module 2 – opens in a new windowQuote from R.T. Peterson” by Roger Tory Peterson – Article
Grade 5 Module 2 – opens in a new window“Greetings from NY” –  by Postcard images on USA.gov
Grade 5 Module 2 opens in a new window“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 – opens in a new window“Promises To Keep: How Jackie Robinson Changed America” by Sharon Robinson – Book
Grade 5 Module 3 – opens in a new window“It’s Not Just a Game!” by Lori Calabrese – Article
Grade 5 Module 3 – opens in a new window“Roots of American Sports” by Phyllis Goldman – Article
Grade 5 Module 3 –Sports in America  – Article
Grade 5 Module 3 – opens in a new window“Roberto Clemente’s Gifts From the Heart” by Scholastic News – Article
Grade 5 Module 3 – opens in a new window“Roberto Clemente” by Lynn C. Kronzek – Article
Grade 5 Module 3 – opens in a new window“The Great Roberto Clemente – Latino Legends in Sports” by Latino Legends in Sports- Article
Grade 5 Module 3 – opens in a new window“Althea Gibson (Sunrise-Sunset)” by Los Angeles Sentinal (scroll past Wilma Rudolph to find Althea Gibson) – Article
Grade 5 Module 3 – opens in a new window“Notable Southerners: Althea Gibson”Article
Grade 5 Module 3 – opens in a new window“H.R. 4130: The Althea Gibson Excellence Act” from the 112th Congress, March 1, 2012 – Article
Grade 5 Module 4 opens in a new window“Dark Water Rising” by Marian Hale – Book
Grade 5 Module 4 – opens in a new window“Eight Days: A Story of Haiti” by Edwidge Danticat – Book
Grade 5 Module 4 – opens in a new window“Earthquakes” by Meredith Tennant – Article
Grade 5 Module 4 – opens in a new window “Hurricanes” by Crystal Wicker – Article
Grade 5 Module 4 – opens in a new window“Earthquakes!” from Science for Kids – Article
Grade 5 Module 4 –  opens in a new window“How a Hurricane Forms” by Marshall Brain, Craig Freudenrich, and Robert Lamb – Article

Grade 6 Modules


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

Grade 7 Modules


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

Grade 8 Modules


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

Grade 9 Modules


Grade 9 Module 1 opens in a new window“Black Swan Green” by David Mitchell – Book
Grade 9 Module 1 opens in a new window“St. Lucy’s Home for Girls Raised by Wolves” by Karen Russell – Short Story
Grade 9 Module 1 – opens in a new window“Memoirs of a Catholic Girlhood” by Mary McCarthy – Book
Grade 9 Module 1 –   opens in a new window“A Poem of Changgan”  by Li Po – Poem
Grade 9 Module 1 – opens in a new window“Letters to a Yong Poet, Letters 1, 4, 7, 8” by Rainer Maria Rilke – Book
Grade 9 Module 1 opens in a new window“Mornings on Horseback” by David McCullough – Book
Grade 9 Module 1 – “ opens in a new windowEvery Little Hurricane” by Sherman Alexie – Short Story
Grade 9 Module 1 opens in a new window“Romeo & Juliet” by William Shakespeare  – Ebook
Grade 9 Module 2 – opens in a new window“The Maltese Falcon” by Dashiell Hammett – Book
Grade 9 Module 2 –
opens in a new window“Devil in a Blue Dress” by Walter Mosley – Book
Grade 9 Module 2 –
opens in a new window“The Beekeeper’s Apprentice” by Laurie R. King – Book
Grade 9 Module 2 – opens in a new window“The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night” by Mark Haddon – Book
Grade 9 Module 2 –
opens in a new window“The Lost Painting” by Jonathan Harr – Book
Grade 9 Module 2 –   opens in a new window“Tell-Tale Heart” by Edgar Allan Poe – Short Story
Grade 9 Module 2 –
opens in a new window “A Scandal in Bohemia”  by Arthur Conan Doyle – Short Story
Grade 9 Module 2
opens in a new window“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 –
opens in a new windowWhat Do Sumo Wrestlers and Schoolteachers Have in Common?”  by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner – Article
Grade 9 Module 2 opens in a new window“Musee des Beaux Arts” by W.H. Auden –  Poem
Grade 9 Module 2
opens in a new window“I Felt a Funeral in my Brain” by Emily Dickinson – Poem
Grade 9 Module 2 –  opens in a new window
opens in a new windowHow Bernard Madoff Did It – The Wizard of Lies” – by Diana B. Henriques – Article
Grade 9 Module 2 –
opens in a new window“How Does a Ponzi Scheme Work”by Associated Press – Video
Grade 9 Module 2 –
opens in a new window“True Crime” – by Walter Mosley – Article
Grade 9 Module 3 – opens in a new windowThe Awakening” by Kate Chopin – Book
Grade 9 Module 3 – “
opens in a new windowThe Stranger” by Albert Camus – Book
Grade 9 Module 3
opens in a new window“A Doll’s House” by Henrik Ibsen – Book
Grade 9 Module 3 –  opens in a new window“A Poetry Reading at West Point” by William Matthews – Poem
Grade 9 Module 3 –
opens in a new window“Did I Miss Anything” by Tom Wayman – Poem
Grade 9 Module 3 –
opens in a new window“To Room 19” by Doris Lessing – Short Story
Grade 9 Module 3 – opens in a new window“The Depressive and the Psychopath” by Dave Cullen – Article
Grade 9 Module 3 – opens in a new window“Girl” by Jamaica Kincaid – Poem
Grade 9 Module 3 –
opens in a new window“Death of a Pig” by E.B. White – Short Story
Grade 9 Module 3 –
   opens in a new window“Snake” by D.H. Lawrence – Poem
Grade 9 Module 3 –
opens in a new window“The Wood Pile” by Robert Frost – Poem
Grade 9 Module 3 –
opens in a new window“The Fish” by Elizabeth Bishop – Poem
Grade 9 Module 3 –
opens in a new window“Animals in Translation” by Temple Grandin – Excerpt
Grade 9 Module 3
opens in a new window“1984” by George Orwell – Book
Grade 9 Module 4 – 
opens in a new window “Oedipus the King” by Sophocles – Excerpt
Grade 9 Module 4 –
opens in a new window“Chronicle of a Death Foretold” by Gabriel Garcia Marquez – Excerpt
Grade 9 Module 4 –
opens in a new window “Metamorphosis” by Franz Kafka – Excerpt
Grade 9 Module 4 –  opens in a new window “Consolation to his Wife” by Plutarch – Letter 
Grade 9 Module 4 –   opens in a new window“The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber” by Ernest Hemingway – Short Story
Grade 9 Module 4 – 
opens in a new window1 Samuel 15 – Bible
Grade 9 Module 4 –
  opens in a new window“Self Reliance” by Ralph Waldo Emerson – Essay
Grade 9 Module 4 –
opens in a new window “Great Conversation Documents” by FDR – Speeches
Grade 9 Module 4 –
opens in a new window“You’re the Result of Yourself” by Pablo Neruda – Poem 
Grade 9 Module 4 –   opens in a new window“Lift Every Voice and Sing” by James Weldon Johnson – Poem
Grade 9 Module 4 –
opens in a new window“The Scarlet Letter” by Nathaniel Hawthorne – Book
Grade 9 Module 4 – opens in a new window“Their Eyes Were Watching God” by Zora Neale Hurston – Book

Grade 10 Modules


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

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

Grade 11 Modules


Grade 11 Module 1 – opens in a new window“Girl Interrupted” by Susanna Kayson – Short Story
Grade 11 Module 1 – opens in a new windowA Rose for Emily” by William Faulkner – Short Story
Grade 11 Module 1 –
opens in a new window“Bartleby the Scriviner” by Herman Melville – Short Story
Grade 11 Module 1 – opens in a new window“Notes to my Biographer” by Adam Haslett – Short Story
Grade 11 Module 1- 
  opens in a new window“The Minister’s Black Veil” by Nathaniel Hawthorne – Short Story
Grade 11 Module 1 –
opens in a new window“Jubilate Agno (For I Will Consider My Cat Jeoffry)” by Christopher Smart – Poem
Grade 11 Module 1 
opens in a new window“Goblin Market” by Christina Rosetti – Poem
Grade 11 Module 1 –
   opens in a new window“The Garden of Forking Paths” by Jorge Luis Borges – Poem
Grade 11 Module 1 – 
opens in a new window“My Last Duchess” by Robert Browning – Poem
Grade 11 Module 1 –
opens in a new window“Rime of the Ancient Mariner” by Samuel Coleridge – Poem
Grade 11 Module 1 –
opens in a new window“The Nose” by Nikolai GogolEbook
Grade 11 Module 1 –
  opens in a new window “Notes From Underground” by Fyodor Dostoevsky – Excerpt
Grade 11 Module 1 –
opens in a new window“Hamlet” by William Shakesphere – Play
Grade 11 Module 2 – opens in a new window “Working” by Studs Turkel – Book
Grade 11 Module 2 –  “ opens in a new windowThe Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, “The Middle Passage” by Olaudah Equiano – Excerpt
Grade 11 Module 2 –
opens in a new window“Nickel and Dimed” by Barbara Ehrenreich – Book
Grade 11 Module 2 – opens in a new window “Behind the Beautiful Forevers” by Katherine Boo – Book
Grade 11 Module 2 opens in a new window“A Modest Proposal” by Jonathan Swift – Essay
Grade 11 Module 2 –
  opens in a new window1852 Speech at Rochester by Frederick Douglass – Speeches
Grade 11 Module 2 –
   opens in a new window“A Worker Reads History” by Bertolt Brecht – Poem
Grade 11 Module 2 – 
opens in a new window“Tragedy and the Common Man” by Arthur Miller – Essay
Grade 11 Module 2 –  opens in a new window“I Will Fight No More Forever” by Chief Joseph  – Speeches
Grade 11 Module 2 –
opens in a new window“Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglas” by Frederick Douglas – Book
Grade 11 Module 2 – opens in a new window“Autobiography of a Face” by Lucy Greely – Book
Grade 11 Module 3 –  opens in a new window“The Known World” by Edward Jones – Book
Grade 11 Module 3 – opens in a new window“The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down” by Anne Fadiman – Book
Grade 11 Module 3 opens in a new window“The Worst Hard Time” by Timothy Egan – Book
Grade 11 Module 3 –   opens in a new window“Silent Spring, Chapter 1” by Rachel Carson – Chapter
Grade 11 Module 3 – 
opens in a new window“Gettysburg Address” by Abraham Lincoln – Speeches
Grade 11 Module 3 –   opens in a new window“A More Perfect Union” by Barack Obama – Essay
Grade 11 Module 3 –
 “Sonny’s Blues” by James Baldwin – Book
Grade 11 Module 3 – opens in a new window“Our Town” by Thorton Wilder – Play
Grade 11 Module 3 –  opens in a new window“Funeral Blues” by W.H. Auden – Poem
Grade 11 Module 3 – 
  opens in a new windowSonnet 29 by William Shakespeare – Poem
Grade 11 Module 3 –
opens in a new window“New Math” by McKibbon – Essay
Grade 11 Module 3 –
  opens in a new window“Chief Seattle 1854 Speech” by Chief Seattle – Speech
Grade 11 Module 3 – opens in a new window “A Bronzeville Mother Loiters in Mississippi Meanwhile, a Mississippi Mother Burns Bacon” by Gwendolyn Brooks – Poem
Grade 11 Module 3 –
opens in a new window“Interpreter of Maladies” by Jhumpa Lahiri – Book
Grade 11 Module 4 – opens in a new window “Hiroshima” by John Hersey – Book
Grade 11 Module 4 – 
  opens in a new windowThe Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekhov – Play
Grade 11 Module 4 –
opens in a new window“The Reader” by Bernard Schlink – Book
Grade 11 Module 4 – opens in a new window“All Deliberate Speed” by Charles Ogletree – Book
Grade 11 Module 4 – opens in a new window“The Moral Side of Murder” by Michael Sandel – Video
Grade 11 Module 4 – opens in a new window“The Emperor” by Ha Jin – Short Story
Grade 11 Module 4 – opens in a new window“The Moment Before the Gun Went Off” by Nadine Gordimer – Short Story
Grade 11 Module 4 – 
  opens in a new windowGreat Conversation Documents: SegregationLegal Decision
Grade 11 Module 4 –
opens in a new window“The Montgomery Bus Boycott” by Taylor Branch – Excerpt
Grade 11 Module 4 – 
opens in a new window“On The Rainy River” by Tim O’Brien – Short Story
Grade 11 Module 4 –
opens in a new window“The Red Convertible” by Louise Erdrich – Story
Grade 11 Module 4-  
opens in a new window“American Journal” by Robert Hayden – Poem
Grade 11 Module 4 – opens in a new window“Inferno” by Dante – Book
Grade 11 Module 4 –
  opens in a new window“The Trial” by Franz Kafka – Book
Grade 11 Module 4 –
opens in a new window“Savage Inequalities” by Jonathan Kozol – Book

Grade 12 Modules


Grade 12 Module 1 – opens in a new window“Frankenstein” by Mary Shelley – Book
Grade 12 Module 1 –
opens in a new window“Richard III” by William Shakespeare – Plays
Grade 12 Module 1- opens in a new window“One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” by Ken Kesey – Book
Grade 12 Module 1 –
opens in a new window“The Prince, Chapter 15” by Nicolo Machiavelli – Chapter
Grade 12 Module 1 –
opens in a new window“Autobiolography” by Malcolm X – Book
Grade 12 Module 1 – opens in a new window“The Art of War, Chapter 3” by Sun Tzu – Excerpt
Grade 12 Module 1 – 
opens in a new window “Collision at Cajamarca” from Guns, Germs, and Steel”by Jared Diamond – Chapter
Grade 12 Module 1 – 
opens in a new windowGreat Conversation Documents: Revolutionary Era VariousSpeeches
Grade 12 Module 1 –
opens in a new window“The Moral Roots of Liberals and Conservatives” by Jonathan Haidt  – Video
Grade 12 Module 1 –
  opens in a new window“The Lemon Tree” by Sandy Tolan – Short Story
Grade 12 Module 1 –
   opens in a new window“Bernice Bobs Her Hair”  by F. Scott Fitzgerald – Poem
Grade 12 Module 1 –
opens in a new window“Lady Lazarus” by Slyvia Plath – Poem
Grade 12 Module 1 –
opens in a new windowKing Lear” by William Shakespeare – Play
Grade 12 Module 1 –
   opens in a new windowOresteia Aeschylus by Aeschylus – Play
Grade 12 Module 2 – opens in a new window“Lying Awake” by Mark Salzman – Book
Grade 12 Module 2 – opens in a new window“A Prayer for Owen Meany” by John Irving – Book
Grade 12 Module 2 –   opens in a new window“Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God” by Jonathan Edwards – Speeches
Grade 12 Module 2 – 
opens in a new window“Church Going” by Phillip Larkin  – Poem
Grade 12 Module 2 – 
opens in a new window“Questions About Angels” by Billy Collins  – Poem
Grade 12 Module 2 – 
  opens in a new window“The Perimeter of Ignorance” by Neil DeGrasse Tyson – Article
Grade 12 Module 2 –
opens in a new window“I Have a Dream” by Martin Luther King Jr. – Speeches
Grade 12 Module 2 –
 “ opens in a new windowSecond Inaugural” by Abraham Lincoln – Speeches
Grade 12 Module 2
–  Book of Ruth – Bible Versus
Grade 12 Module 2 – opens in a new windowQur’an, Sura 37 (As-Saaffat): 83-112 Passage
Grade 12 Module 2 –   opens in a new window“The Latest Decalogue” by Arthur Hugh Clough – Poem
Grade 12 Module 2 – 
  opens in a new window“God Says Yes To Me” by Kaylin Haught – Poem
Grade 12 Module 2 –
opens in a new window“Dover Beach” by Matthew Arnold – Poem
Grade 12 Module 2 –
  opens in a new window“What If God Was One of Us” by Joan Osbourne – Lyrics
Grade 12 Module 3 –
  opens in a new windowMuch Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare – Plays
Grade 12 Module 3 –   opens in a new window“To My Dear and Loving Husband” by Anne Bradstreet  – Poem
Grade 12 Module 3 – 
  opens in a new windowSonnet 138 by William Shakespeare  – Poem
Grade 12 Module 3 – opens in a new window“Fifties, Chapters 21 & 39” by David Halberstaum – Book
Grade 12 Module 3 – opens in a new window“Brokeback Mountain” by Anne Proulx – Book
Grade 12 Module 3 – opens in a new window1 Corinthians 13 – Bible Verse
Grade 12 Module 3 – opens in a new window“Jill, Afterwards” by Phillip Dacey – Poem
Grade 12 Module 3 –
opens in a new window“Memoirs of a Geisha” by Arthur Golden – Book
Grade 12 Module 3 – opens in a new window“A Natural History of Love” by Diane Ackerman – Book
Grade 12 Module 3 – opens in a new window“What We Talk About When We Talk About Love” by Raymond Carter – Short Story
Grade 12 Module 3 – opens in a new window“Goodbye, My Brother” by John Cheever – Short Story
Grade 12 Module 3 – opens in a new window“The Three Heartbreaks of Belicia Cabral” by Junot Diaz – Excerpt
Grade 12 Module 3 – opens in a new window“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 opens in a new window “This is water” by David Foster Wallace – Speeches
Grade 12 Module 4 – opens in a new window“Everyday Use” by Alice Walker – Short Shory
Grade 12 Module 4 –   opens in a new windowNobel Prize Lecture by Toni Morrison – Speeches
Grade 12 Module 4 –
opens in a new window“Where I Lived, & What I Lived For” by Henry Thoreau – Book
Grade 12 Module 4 –   opens in a new window“Living Like Weasels” by Annie Dilliard  – Short Story
Grade 12 Module 4 –
  opens in a new window“A White Heron” by Sarah Orne Jewett  – Short Story
Grade 12 Module 4 –
opens in a new window“The Dead” by James Joyce  – Poem
Grade 12 Module 4 –  opens in a new window“This Compost” by Walt Whitman  – Poem
Grade 12 Module 4 – opens in a new window“The Fallacy of Success” by G.K. Chesterton – Book
Grade 12 Module 4 – 
“Rear Window”  by Alfred Hitchcock – Movie
Grade 12 Module 4 – opens in a new window“Let The Great World Spin” by Colum McCann – Book
Grade 12 Module 4 – opens in a new window“Atonement” by Ian McEwan – Book
Grade 12 Module 4 –   opens in a new window“The God Who Loves You” by Carl Dennis – Poem
Grade 12 Module 4 – 
  opens in a new window“The Canterbury Tales” by Geoffrey Chaucer – Book