Shmoop's (Natural) Resources for Teachers
From Frederick Douglass to Toni Morrison, Zora Neale Hurston to August Wilson, Shmoop's got you covered.
Amasne legere? So do we. You know literature's good when it sticks around for millennia.
This is not your grandma's chick lit. From Charlotte Brontë to Sandra Cisneros, these ladies sure know how to use their words.
Sail across the pond and you'll find more than just Jane Austen, we promise.
Students might be surprised to learn that this is a genre all its own. Yep, other stuff exists.
Good things come in small packages, and these stories are no exception.
Feel like a kid again when you teach these young adult classics. There's no againg out of good literature.
Home is where the heart is. And from Nathaniel Hawthorne to Amy Tan, the U.S. sure has a lot of heart.
The bleaker things look, the more we want to read about it.
What was so dark about these ages? The literature was definitely shining.
We love Big Willy, but believe it or not, there were other playwrights.
Big Willy shook the 17th century with his knock-out plays, and he's still making teenagers ooh and aah.
Travel around the world with your students, from Russia to Afghanistan to Eastern Europe and back.
$14.92 is the year that Christopher Columbus* sailed the ocean blue and "discovered" the Americas with the Niña, the Pinta, and the Santa María. (FYI: Those are ships, not ladies. Although Chris was fond of those, too.)
*No affiliation with the dude who directed Home Alone.