AMERICAN LIT IN ACTION! gives your LD, LEP, average and honors students an exciting way into John Steinbeck's groundbreaking novella, THE PEARL. In this 10-day unit, using reading, theater games, discussion, journaling or essay writing, your students will dig deeply into the settings, characters, plot and themes of this seemingly simple tale of hope and greed, sacrifice and triumph. Tricia McTaggart's store expands from SHAKESPEARE IN ACTION! to new units in AMERICAN LIT IN ACTION! There will be more to come!