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Teaching Literature Just Got A Whole Lot Easier.
Whether you are in a traditional classroom, remote, distance, or online teaching, homeschooling, or tutoring, Teacher's Pet Publications has the resources you need for teaching literature!
Worksheets, novel units, as well as Google Classroom and interactive digital lessons are some of the many downloadable resources we have to support your K-12 literature curriculum.

Teacher Guides For Novels At A Glance:

AP Literature Units: Study questions for novels and plays based on the AP Exam question format

AP Lit Units


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95+ Titles Available
Mostly Grades 9-12

Build an excellent AP* Literature curriculum and give students a competitive advantage on the AP exam with Prestwick House AP Literature Teaching Units. These ready-to-use AP Literature unit plans and lessons plans will save you hours of prep time- time that you can spend more efficiently with students. Combine test prep with the literature you’re already teaching. Students will benefit from the challenging multiple-choice and free-response questions that mimic those they’ll encounter on the AP Literature and Composition Exam.

Background Notes, Practice Questions w Answer Keys, Questions for Research & Discussion.

*Advanced Placement, AP, and the Advanced Placement Program are registered trademarks of the College Board, which was not involved in the production of and does not endorse, these products.

DramaWorks--A Hands-On Approach to Teaching Literature

Drama Works


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6 Titles Available
Grades 10-12

DramaWorks guides are designed to give teachers a working understanding of the play and a high level of comfort in analytical discussions of the play, to provide a variety of activities that can be done in class and/or at home, to create and interactive classroom with informative discussions and active student participation in projects and activities. DramaWorks teaching guides include: a synopsis of the play, a learning and teaching guide, using vocabulary from the text, scenes for modern rewrites or passages for closer examination, writing assignments, role-playing exercises, additional activity ideas, and teacher organizers.

No chapter questions or tests – just lots of hands-on activities and analytical info

Flip Books--Creative Novel Study Guides

Dual Language


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10 Titles Available
Grades 5-12

For students whose native language is not English, participating in regular classwork is sometimes a big challenge. And it’s a challenge too, for you – trying to find ways to help them fit in with the class, to teach them the material that needs to be covered, and to assess their understanding. Our Dual Language English-Spanish novel study packs provide an excellent solution. We have put Spanish translations directly next to the English for the study guide questions, multiple choice quizzes, discussion questions, vocabulary lists, and matching portion of the vocabulary worksheets from our LitPlans plus created unit tests also in the English-Spanish format.

No daily lessons or activities – just study questions, discussion questions, vocabulary, and tests.

Instant Short Story Packs --text, questions, activities all in one pack

Instant Short Stories


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29 Titles Available
Grades K-8

These short store resources are a fabulous new addition to our inventory. How many times have you wanted to teach a short story and had to track down the text in one place, some questions in another place, and activities yet somewhere else?! With everything you need in one comprehensive pdf file, these classic short story units are great to keep on hand for 2-3 day lesson plans for substitute teachers or as a short unit of study in between longer units. Use several together to create a short story unit of study in between longer units. Use several together to create a short story unit study, or use them individually to give students another quick look at an author’s work in addition to your novel study. They could be used in literature circles, with each group studying a different story.

Short story text plus questions and activities, graphic organizers, and answer keys.

Multiple Critical Perspectives Guides for Analyzing Novels

Multiple Perspectives


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78 Titles Available
Grades 9-12

With Multiple Critical Perspectives, your students will look at the same book through three different critical viewpoints. The viewpoints chosen for each work depend on what the work best lends itself to – feminist, Marxist, mew historicism, formalism, mythological/archetypal, or psychoanalytic. Each multiple Critical Persectives guide is divided into four parts: a general introduction to the work and then one section for each of the critical lenses being applied to that work. Each critical section includes: notes about that approach, essential questions, three activities, discussion questions, and writing assignments.

Analysis, resources, and activities for looking at a work of literature from different perspectives.

Novel Unit Teacher Guides

Novel Units – Teacher


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187 Titles Available
Grades K-12

Novel Units give you some background about the author and the book, initiating activity suggestions, vocabulary activity suggestions, questions (and answers) for each section of the book along with suggested supplementary activities. They usually also have a series of worksheets, mostly in graphic organizer format, to help reinforce vocabulary, the key elements of fiction, and students’ literary analysis of the work.

Comprehension questions, graphic organizer worksheets, vocabulary, suggested activities

Novel Unit Tests From Teachers Pet Publications

Novel Unit Tests


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57 Titles Available
Grades 4-12

Teacher’s Pet’s end-of-the-book unit test are solid, multi-purpose whole-book test designed to give you maximum flexibility. There are several different sections, each with a different format and focus: Matching (identification of characters, places, symbols), Multiple Choice (easily answered questions, mostly factual), Short Answer (questions that usually start with words like “describe,” “how,” or “why,” requiring more thought), Quotations, Composition (theme, character developments, analysis), and Vocabulary. Answer keys for matching, multiple choice, short answer, and vocabulary

Multi-format, multi-sectioned whole book test plus answer keys

Power Packs--Activities for middle school novel study

Power Packs


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19 Titles Available
Grades 5-8

Each ready-to-use Prestwick Power Pack is full of reproducible, skills based activities created especially for students in grades 5-8. From identifying and writing figurative language to seeing the world through the eyes of a character, your students will become actively engaged in each novel you teach. Prestwick Power Packs save you time while making it easy for you to cover key skills and concepts.

One to three detailed activities for each section of the book covering literary elements etc.

Power Presentations provide visual aids for you to use in your novel unit study, providing background information as well as key points and story elements.

Power Presentations


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14 Titles Available
Grades 9-12

Power Presentations are detailed visual aids on a wide variety of subjects related to literature. Many of them are built using the ever-useful PowerPoint format, so all you have to do is connect your computer to a projector, load up the presentation, and you’re good to go.

Slide presentations related to literature

Puzzle Packs have activities and games for whole book review after the completion of your novel unit. Crossword puzzles, word searches, magic squares, and more!

Puzzle Packs


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172 Titles Available
Grades 3-12

Studying important things from the novel is a whole lot more fun with puzzles and games. Built to complement the LitPlans but equally able to stand on their own, our Puzzle Packs give you a wide assortment of extra activities and worksheets to help students remember key characters, ideas, and vocabulary from the novel. Includes crosswords, word searches, fill in the blanks, matching, bingo, magic squares, and more for whole book review!

Puzzles, games, and worksheets for whole novel review

Response Journals have journal prompts for novel study

Response Journals


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175 Titles Available
Grades 5-12

The writing prompts within these Response Journals require your student to give more than just opinions – they have to support their ideas with evidence form the text. Your students will practice many kinds of writing: personal reflection, poetry, dramatic writing, essays, and much more. They’re packed with dozens of writing prompts and a cumulative multiple-choice test to boot!

Journal writing prompts for each section of the book and a unit test

Novel Units Standards Based End Of Book Tests for Novels

Standards – Based End of Book Tests ™

Novel Units

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181 Titles Available
Grades K-12

Navel Units’ Standards Based End-of-Book-Test TM include 20 multiple choice questions with questions that mirror the items students might encounter on state tests. They have the skill/objective tag above each question, and include repeated practice of objectives and skills (not just one question per skill). A teacher guide with scoring rubric, objective list, correlation chart, and answer key are also included.

End of book test only, with each question labeled with skill/objective it covers

Theme Packs -- Lesson Plans For Teaching Literature by Theme

Theme Packs


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48 Titles Available
Grades 4-12

Theme Packs give you the LitPlan Teacher Packs and Puzzle Packs for three or four books related by theme. They offer a cost- effective way to explore theme in depth using a variety of books in one class. Great for differentiating instruction, with the books usually being on different reading levels. Theme Packs are also a great way to get the LitPlans and Puzzle Packs for several books at a cheaper price than buying them individually! (Save $50-$60)

Complete LitPlans and Puzzle Packs for 3 or 4 works of literature related by theme

Vocabulary From Literature--Vocabulary Study Guides For Novels

Vocabulary From Lit


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27 Titles Available
Grades 9-12

Help your students better understand the words they encounter in your novel unit with these skills-based vocabulary study activities related directly to the novel. Instead of simply copying dictionary definitions, your students will understand words in context, grasp elusive shades of meaning, and develop greater interest in classic literature. Final vocabulary test with answer key included!

Vocabulary worksheet activities for each section of the book