How did colonial literature reflect and shape American culture? How have Native American Myths, traditions, and symbols had an effect on society today and throughout time? How is reading American literature relevant to our lives as American citizens? How can working cooperatively as a member of a group enhance our understanding of literature and the times and people that produced that literature? How does classroom discussion increase understanding of American fiction? How do effective writers establish purpose, maintain perspective and achieve coherence?
Unit Resources include general, global resources that might include bookmarks, books, periodicals, media and software. URLs need to be provided for each resource to identify a source from which it can be obtained. Resources might include those purchased as part of an adoption. More specific resources will be referenced within the teaching procedures.