American Lit Readings/Handouts
The Sky Tree and Coyote Finishes His Work
The Sun Still Rises in the Same Sky
Sherman Alexie's Short Story
Arthur Miller Online Text of The Crucible (part of act 1 only.) Audio book available for use in the classroom afterschool, or bring a flashdrive or mp3 player.
New link to The Crucible--a shorter version. Acts I-IV are combined into two acts.
Crucible Act 1 audio here 37MB file, so beware.
Frederick Douglass: Chapter 7 Chapter 10 (the rest is in your book)
Malcolm X: here
Richard Wright Quotes: here
Entire Excerpt from Black Boy here
Fugitive Slave Act from 1850;
Whittier's poem, "The Hunters of Men"
"The Ways We Lie" by Stephanie Ericksson
Powerpoint on Arthur Miller, McCartyism, and The Crucible
Information on McCarthyism, the Hollywood Ten
Salem Witch Trials Witch Hysteria: http://www.nationalgeographic.com/salem/
Information on the Puritans and their faith is here
Link to Gatsby Online Text