Alphabetized by author's last name
Charles Alexander Eastman (Ohiyesa)
On this page, a brief biography. Follow the links to teaching ideas and discussion questions.
Lesson plans for "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God."
Lesson plans for Nickel and Dimed.
George Eliot (Mary Ann Evans)
A collection of scholarly links from the Victorian Web: biography, analysis, links to e-texts, historical context.
Lesson plans for Invisible Man.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Lesson plans for "Self-Reliance," more.
Peace Like a River by Leif Enger
Discussion questions. Follow links to author biography and interview, excerpt.
Olaudah Equiano (1745-1797)
Background information, strategies, connections to other writers, questions for discussion/writing.
Lesson plans for Love Medicine, The Birchbark House.
Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel
Overview, unit plan, model essays, handouts.
A Pedagogical Approach to Laura Esquivel's Like Water for Chocolate
A teacher reflects on her approach to the novel.
Using Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel to Experience Critical Lenses
This extensive document provides a complete unit plan for the novel, including discussion of Magical Realism and formalist, psychological, archetypal, and feminist viewpoints.