Moving from the early oral traditions and documents that define our nation’s values and vision to the American Dream, a powerful motif that is explored and reflected in contemporary literature, these course materials provide a comprehensive set of resources for the new teacher, out-of-field instructor, or teacher with many preps. Exceptional daily lesson plans provide historical content and context for both teacher and students, integrating social studies seamlessly. Writing assignments and vocabulary builders reinforce language arts skills. A pacing guide provides a complete outline of the daily lessons, including readings, assessments, homework and project assignments. Teachers will value the teacher-friendly instructional materials that can be used with any major American Literature textbook as a resource.