Bundle of my Best-selling, Classroom-tested units for American literature. With this set of resources, you will have a full year's worth of materials for teaching the canon of American literature from America's beginnings to today. Teach from Native American literature to Hemingway's realism to Bradbury's science fiction.
American Literary Movements - American Literary Movements Timeline: Using a timeline storyboard / graphic organizer, students should include examples of American Literature as well as of American Authors that fit into the different literary periods. Overall, this timeline should provide a summary of the American Literary Periods!
Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God by Jonathan Edwards- the most famous sermon in American history. This sermon is normally included in American literature anthologies for high school students. My comment - fear CAN be a motivator. Edwards knew how to use it to the utmost.