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Cartoons for the Classroom: Animations Help Win the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for Cartooning

For Students 8th - 12th
In this current events worksheet, students analyze political cartoons representing the work of the 2007 winner of the Pulitzer Prize for editorial cartooning. Students respond to 3 talking point questions.
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Dramatic and Theatrical Aspects in Thornton Wilder’s “Our Town”: A Common Core Exemplar

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
“So I’m going to have a copy of this play put in the cornerstone and the people a thousand years from now’ll know a few simple facts about us.” Our Town is used as the text in a Common Core exemplar that examines the dramatic and...
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Grapes of Wrath Classwork Packet

For Students 9th - 12th
A perfect companion for anyone reading The Grapes of Wrath, this 20-page packet instructs and directs readers' attention to all the key elements in John Steinbeck's Pulitzer Prize winning novel. The questions for Chapter one direct...
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Cartoons for the Classroom: 2011 Pulitzer Prize

For Students 9th - 12th
In this current events worksheet, students analyze a political cartoon about the 2011 Pulitzer Prize and respond to 3 talking point questions.
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The Grapes of Wrath: Biography

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Books can be dangerous things. They can change the way we perceive ourselves, others, and the world around us. Experiences can be dangerous too, especially when writers want to share their experiences. John Steinbeck traveled with...
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Cartoons for the Classroom:

For Students 9th - 12th
Editorial cartoonists can make a big impact: this political cartoon analysis handout displays 2 cartoons by 2011 Pulitzer-award-winning cartoonist Mike Keefe. Background information gives learners context on the award, and 3 talking...
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Prize-Winning Prose

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students develop criteria for 'Kids' Pulitzers,' awards in categories of writing determined by Students. Each student then bestow a 'Kids' Pulitzer' upon a piece of writing which they deem to be distinguished based on the established...
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Maus Lesson Plan

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The artistic choices Art Spiegelman made in his graphic novel, Maus, are the focus of an exercise that asks class members to compare classic comic book forms with Spiegelman’s panels and frames. Directed to specific pages and guided by a...
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The Road Graphic Organizer

For Students 8th - 10th
"You have to carry the fire." Cormac McCarthy's Pulitzer Prize winning novel is the focus of a two-part activity that asks readers to first identify three negative effects of the disaster on the earth and humanity. Readers then identify...
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The Grapes of Wrath: KWHL Strategy

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Before beginning The Grapes of Wrath, readers create a KWHL chart recording what they already know about the Dust Bowl, the author, and the book, what they want to know, and where they might find answers to these questions. After reading...
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A Streetcar Named Desire Delivery Guide

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Instructors who want to use A Streetcar Named Desire as a core text need not rely of the kindness of other teachers to find engaging activities to support a study of Tennessee Williams' Pulitzer Prize winning drama.
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The Old Man and the Sea Ernest Hemingway

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Accompany a reading of Ernest Hemingway's The Old Man and the Sea with a thorough literature packet. Although the materials are meant to prepare readers for a timed essay, the background information and the activities are sure to engage...
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Our Town

For Students 9th - 12th
A crossword puzzle asks readers of Thornton Wilder's play, Our Town, to recall events and characters in the 1938 Pulitzer Prize-winning drama.
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The Grapes of Wrath

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
At over 450 pages, John Steinbeck's Pulitzer Prize winning novel The Grapes of Wrath can be a challenging choice for full-class, book circle, or independent reading. The activities in a 10-page sample The Grapes of Wrath activity pack...
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The Grapes of Wrath

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Keeping readers on track with John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath can present a challenge. A teacher's guide is packed with worksheets designed for each chapter of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, ideal for assessing comprehension as...
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Gabrielle Union Discusses The Color Purple

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Gabrielle Union discusses the role Alice Walker's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, The Color Purple, plays in her life. She stresses the importance of readers being able to find reflections of themselves in literature.
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A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Rather than windmills, Ignatius J. Reilly, the hero of John Kennedy Toole's Pulitzer Prize-winning A Confederacy of Dunces, battles against modernity. Find out why Professor Walter Isaacson thinks Toole's novel should get viewers' votes...
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The Grapes of Wrath: Characters

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Is Tom Joad the protagonist of The Grapes of Wrath? If Tom Joad is the protagonist then who or what is the antagonist? Who are the foils? What does Tom learn from them? What does the reader learn about Tom by contrasting him with the...
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Creating Dramatic Monologues from The Grapes of Wrath

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The characters in The Grapes of Wrath come to life through an activity that asks groups to craft a dramatic monologue for a character in John Steinbeck's National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize winning novel.  Writers are challenged to...
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The Grapes of Wrath - Using Historic Photos as Literary Symbols

For Students 9th - 12th
Here's a great resource packet to use with a study of The Grapes of Wrath. Individuals select historic photos from the Library of Congress's American Memory Collection and create a photo report album to represent a scene from John...
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Teaching Guide: Exploring Beloved

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Toni Morrison's powerful and painful Pulitzer Prize winning novel Beloved is not easy to read or easy to teach. Here's a teaching guide, loaded with primary source materials, that gives readers the background they need to understand the...
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Cartoons for the Classroom: What's Replacing Our Newspapers?

For Students 9th - 12th
What is happening to print media? Use this political cartoon analysis handout to facilitate pupil exploration of the online-media takeover and the decline of newspapers. Background information gives them context, and 3 talking points...
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Gone with the Wind - Reading Group Guide

For Students 9th - 12th
Love, war, race, class, religion, honor are just a few of the topics readers of Gone with the Wind are prompted to discuss by the questions included in this very thoughtful reading guide.
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To Kill a Mockingbird, Part I

For Students 9th - 12th
Harper Lee’s 1961 Pulitzer prize-winning novel To Kill A Mockingbird gets the Crash Course treatment in two short videos. The first quickly summarizes the plot and the conventions of Southern Gothic Fiction before examining what the...

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