Searching for America, Volume One: The New World (Print Textbook)

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Searching for America:  Have you ever wanted to teach a thorough survey of American Literature but could not find the time? Searching for America takes some of America's greatest works of fiction and non-fiction and adapts them into Reader's Theater script-stories. Now classic texts such as The Scarlet Letter can be experienced in a whole new way!

Volume One:  The New World  Volume One of Searching for America contains 11 script-stories which dramatize fiction and non-fiction selections:

  • "The Flying Canoe" (Native American myth)
  • "Gluscabi" (Native American myth)
  • "The Explorers of the New World"
  • "Mayflower: The Voyage of the Pilgrims"
  • "The Journey of Olaudah Equiano"
  • "Captured by Indians: The Narrative of Mary Rowlandson"
  • "The Courtship of Miles Standish"
  • "The Scarlet Letter: Part I"
  • "The Scarlet Letter: Part II"
  • "The Scarlet Letter: Part III"
  • "The Scarlet Letter: Part IV"

Bonus Activity:  New World Colony-building interactive classroom strategy game

Samples:  To view free materials that supplement this textbook as a well as a sample script-story "The Scarlet Letter: Part I" click here.

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