Literature (46 publications)

Ernest Hemingway’s A Farewell to arms : teacher's guide


Authors:
Burnham, Philip
Contributors:
Cunningham, Sarah Bainter
Thomas-Hicks, Molly
National Endowment for the Arts
Institute of Museum and Library Services (U.S.)
Arts Midwest (Organization : Minneapolis, Minn.)
Boeing Company
Publication:
Washington (D.C.) : National Endowment for the Arts, 2006
iv, 20 p. : ill., ports. ; 28 cm.

Includes ten lesson plans, each with focus topic, discussion activities, writing exercises, and homework assignments. Also includes capstone projects, suggested essay topics, handouts with more background information about the novel, and bibliographical references. Lessons dovetail with state language arts standards required for fiction.

Accompanies sound recording Ernest Hemingway’s A Farewell to arms : radio program.

“The Big Read is an initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts designed to restore reading to the center of American culture. The NEA presents The Big Read in partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services and in cooperation with Arts Midwest … The Big Read for military communities is made possible by Boeing”–P. 4 of cover.

Subjects:
Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961--Farewell to arms

Ernest J. Gaines’ A lesson before dying : teacher's guide


Authors:
Replogle, Deborah S.
Contributors:
Thomas-Hicks, Molly
Gioia, Dana
National Endowment for the Arts
Institute of Museum and Library Services (U.S.)
Arts Midwest (Organization : Minneapolis, Minn.)
Publication:
Washington (D.C.) : National Endowment for the Arts, 2007
iv, 20 p. : port. ; 28 cm.

“The Big Read is an initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts designed to restore reading to the center of American culture. The NEA presents The Big Read in partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services and in cooperation with Arts Midwest”–P. 4 of cover.

Subjects:
Gaines, Ernest J, 1933---Lesson before dying--Study and teaching

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The great Gatsby : teacher's guide


Authors:
Cunningham, Sarah Bainter
Contributors:
National Endowment for the Arts
Institute of Museum and Library Services (U.S.)
Arts Midwest (Organization : Minneapolis, Minn.)
Publication:
Washington (D.C.) : National Endowment for the Arts, 2008
iv, 20 p. : ill., ports. ; 28 cm.
Subjects:
Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott), 1896-1940--Great Gatsby

Fahrenheit 451 de Ray Bradbury : guía el lector


Authors:
Kipen, David
Contributors:
Irving, Campbell
Koss, Erika
Gioia, Dana
National Endowment for the Arts
Institute of Museum and Library Services (U.S.)
Arts Midwest (Organization : Minneapolis, Minn.)
Boeing Company
Publication:
Washington (D.C.) : National Endowment for the Arts, 2006
16 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.

El proyecto The Big Read es una iniciativa del National Endowment for the Arts (el Fondo Nacional para las Artes de Estados Unidos) con la intención de revitalizar el papel de la lectura en el centro de la cultura estadounidense. El NEA presenta The Big Read en colaboración con el Instituto de Servicios de Museos y Bibliotecas y en cooperación con Arts Midwest….El proyecto The Big Read en las comunidades militares es posible gracias a Boeing”–P.4 of cover.

Subjects:
Bradbury, Ray, 1920---Fahrenheit 451--Study and teaching
Book burning in literature

Harper Lee’s To kill a mockingbird : teacher's guide


Authors:
Burnham, Philip
Contributors:
Cunningham, Sarah Bainter
National Endowment for the Arts
Institute of Museum and Library Services (U.S.)
Arts Midwest (Organization : Minneapolis, Minn.)
Boeing Company
Publication:
Washington (D.C.) : National Endowment for the Arts, 2008
iv, 20 p. : ill., port. ; 28 cm.

“The Big Read is an initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts designed to restore reading to the center of American culture. The NEA presents The Big Read in partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services and in cooperation with Arts Midwest … The Big Read for military communities is made possible by Boeing”–P. 4 of cover.

Subjects:
Lee, Harper--To kill a mockingbird--Study and teaching

Jack London’s The call of the wild : teacher's guide


Authors:
Koss, Erika
Contributors:
Brady, Dan
Gioia, Dana
National Endowment for the Arts
Institute of Museum and Library Services (U.S.)
Arts Midwest (Organization : Minneapolis, Minn.)
Publication:
Washington (D.C.) : National Endowment for the Arts, 2006
iv, 20 p. : ill., port. ; 28 cm.

“The Big Read is an initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts designed to restore reading to the center of American culture. The NEA presents The Big Read in partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services and in cooperation with Arts Midwest”–P. 4 of cover.

Subjects:
London, Jack, 1876-1916--Call of the wild--Study and teaching

John Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath : teacher's guide


Authors:
Burnham, Philip
Contributors:
Kipen, David
Koss, Erika
National Endowment for the Arts
Institute of Museum and Library Services (U.S.)
Arts Midwest (Organization : Minneapolis, Minn.)
Publication:
Washington (D.C.) : National Endowment for the Arts, 2006
iv, 20 p. : ill., ports. ; 28 cm.

“The Big Read is an initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts designed to restore reading to the center of American culture. The NEA presents The Big Read in partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services and in cooperation with Arts Midwest … The Big Read for military communiites is made possible by Boeing”–P. 4 of cover.

Subjects:
Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968--Grapes of wrath--Study and teaching

Leo Tolstoy’s The death of Ivan Ilyich : teacher's guide


Authors:
Palma, Michael, 1945-
Contributors:
National Endowment for the Arts
Institute of Museum and Library Services (U.S.)
Arts Midwest (Organization : Minneapolis, Minn.)
Publication:
Washington (D.C.) : National Endowment for the Arts, 2008
iv, 20 p. : ill., port. ; 28 cm.

“The Big Read is an initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts designed to restore reading to the center of American culture. The NEA presents The Big Read in partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services and in cooperation with Arts Midwest”–P. 4 of cover.

Subjects:
Tolstoy, Leo, 1828-1910--Smert Ivana Ilicha--Study and teaching

The Library of Congress and Mrs. Laura Bush present the National Book Festival (September 30, 2006) poetry pavilion


Contributors:
National Book Festival (U.S.) . (6th : 2006 : Washington, D.C.)
Bush, Laura Welch, 1946-
National Endowment for the Arts
Library of Congress
Publication:
Washington (D.C.) : National Endowment for the Arts, 2006
4 p. ; 22 cm.
Subjects:
National Book Festival (U.S.) (5th : 2005 : Washington, D.C.)
American poetry
Books and reading--United States--Congresses

Macbeth


Authors:
Alabama Shakespeare Festival
Contributors:
National Endowment for the Arts
Publication:
Washington (D.C.) : Alabama Shakespeare Festival, 2004
[16] p. : ill., ports ; 22 cm.

Program booklet for Alabama Shakespeare Festival’s production of Macbeth for the Shakespeare in American Communities Military Base Tour, Sept.-Oct. 2004. “National Endowment for the Arts presents Shakespeare in American communities.”

Subjects:
Alabama Shakespeare Festival