The literature contained in this bundle is an anthology of American Literature from Plymouth Plantation through the Ante-Bellum.
This bundle contains 27 different reading comprehension packets of short stories, first book chapters, essays, poems, etc. each of which is followed by multiple choice questions and open-ended questions. In addition to the answers to the multiple choice questions, the answer key also has explanations and possible responses to every open-ended question.
The questions that follow each passages test a variety of reading comprehension and literary analysis skills. Students who regularly complete these reading comprehension tasks will be well prepared for any reading comprehension test, including common core, ACT and SAT.
This resource is essential for teaching a seminar in American Literature or 11th/12 grade college preparatory courses. It will help prepare your students for 101 courses in American Literature, American Studies, and/or Humanities courses they will take in their freshman year of college. Such topics within include the Romantics, transcendentalism, Gothic and other genres, multiculturalism and the use of existentialist questions to guide and enrich classroom discussions. An excellent selection of classic excerpts, prose-style narratives, and poems can be found within to not only differentiate your classroom, but to also provide a rich literary experience.