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F. Scott Fitzgerald: Winter Dreams

F. Scott Fitzgerald: Winter Dreams

For Grades 9-12. Three classroom resources on PBS LearningMedia use video from F. Scott Fitzgerald: Winter Dreams, discussion questions, activities, and handouts to examine Fitzgerald as a young man, the theme of the Valley of Ashes in The Great Gatsby, and the elements in his writing that mirrored the writer’s own life.

WNET Salinger Poster

Educator’s Guide and Poster

In support of the AMERICAN MASTERS Salinger broadcast, WNET is distributing 30,000 copies of the “Salinger, A Film by Shane Salerno” education poster to schools nationwide. The poster, which can be downloaded here on the AMERICAN MASTERS website, will assist educators in utilizing the PBS broadcast of Salinger as a classroom resource. An activity-based analysis […]

The Importance of Using Multiple Methods of Reading Instruction

The Importance of Using Multiple Methods of Reading Instruction

All students are different in personality, ability, style and learning styles. As such, there is no single method, theory, or set of learning materials that can successfully teach all children to read. Teachers must be familiar with a wide range of teaching strategies in order to create a balanced combination that will help all of […]