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    • 09/27/14
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    A Backwoods Boy

    Lincoln’s life was filled with many relationships, events, challenges and decisions that shaped him from boy to politician. Abrah…

    Grade 6

    • 09/13/14
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    Keep Memory Alive

    In this excerpt from his Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech, Elie Wiesel reminds the audience of the “urgent importance of the H…

    Grades 9–10

    • 08/22/13
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    On Summer

    Lorraine Hansberry uses elements of narrative, and persuasive and reflective essays to highlight memorable moments in her life where sh…

    Grades 9–10

    • 09/13/14
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    Overdoing It

    When the land surveyor, Gleb Smirnov, arrives in the Gnilushka train station, he hires a peasant to take him to the estate that he must…

    Grade 6

    • 09/13/14
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    The New Frontier

    In this 1962 speech, Kennedy attempts to persuade the public that America should invest in space exploration in the name of progress an…

    Grades 9–10

    • 08/22/13
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    The Road Ahead

    The cofounder of Microsoft Corporation makes predictions about the future as he chronicles communication innovations from the past and …

    Grades 9–10

    • 09/29/14
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    The Road Not Taken

    The speaker reflects on the risks and responsibilities of making choices and deciding which road to take. (Prentice Hall Timeless Voice…

    Grade 8

    • 09/29/14
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    The Wreck of the Hesperus

    “The Wreck of the Hesperus” is a narrative poem about an arrogant ship captain (skipper) who takes his daughter on an ill-f…

    Grade 8

    • 08/22/13
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    There Will Come Soft Rains

    This classic Ray Bradbury Science Fiction story is set in the future after a nuclear Armageddon in which a fully automated house goes t…

    Grades 9–10

    • 09/29/14
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    Two Kinds

    This is a story of an American-born Chinese daughter, her immigrant mother and their very different beliefs and hopes. The daughter str…

    Grade 7