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Textbooks Used:

Grade 9 Literature, 2017, Pearson Education, Inc.

Prentice Hall Literature, Grade 9, Common Core Edition, 2012, Pearson Education, Inc.

Freshman English (A) Volume 1 Videos:

Freshman English: An Introduction, A: https://youtu.be/1fTQ3acyMcQ

Freshman English: An Introduction, B: https://youtu.be/5Sdba34GUpk

Practice Annotation of Psalm of Life:

Longfellow’s Psalm of Life, A: https://youtu.be/2KNnln056I4

Longfellow’s Psalm of Life, B: https://youtu.be/_2Aa4aBG7tA

Unit 1: American Voices:

Pages 2-9: Music for My Mother: https://youtu.be/pJLAOYUddME

Pages 10-21: Anna Quindlen’s A Quilt of a Country: https://youtu.be/2MFXT3YjubI

Pages 22-35: John F. Kennedy’s The Immigrant Contribution, A: https://youtu.be/jqMYIcfn2fU

Pages 22-35: John F. Kennedy’s The Immigrant Contribution, B: https://youtu.be/Ko1L96m1jUA

Pages 36-51: Judith Ortiz Cofer’s American History: (Old Textbook Pages Referenced)

Judith Ortiz Cofer’s American History, A: https://youtu.be/RKQhZDvSODY

Judith Ortiz Cofer’s American History, B: https://youtu.be/ufZmHrB3wMk

Judith Ortiz Cofer’s American History, C: https://youtu.be/BtZYCJgoDSo

Pages 62-77: Amy Tan’s Rules of the Game: (Old Textbook Pages Referenced)

Amy Tan’s Rules of the Game, A: https://youtu.be/EI-U4YBWhmI

Amy Tan’s Rules of the Game, B: https://youtu.be/6M3tzf0qZWw

Amy Tan’s Rules of the Game, C: https://youtu.be/dHOBTZ-jdjI

Amy Tan’s Rules of the Game, D: https://youtu.be/_99gY-Ftw2Y

Pages 78-87: Camille Dungy’s The Writing on the Wall: https://youtu.be/I28HB2xA09Q

Pages 88-97: Firoozeh Dumas’ With a Little Help from My Friends: https://youtu.be/qCUam-MlwQo

Pages 98-101: Roberta Hill Whiteman’s Morning Talk: https://youtu.be/swczXXE5Vl8

Pages 102-109: Gregory Djanikian’s Immigrant Picnic: https://youtu.be/S46I7pD-49Y

Unit 1 Enhancement Readings/Lectures:

Julia Alvarez’s My English: (Old Textbook Pages Referenced)

Julia Alvarez’s My English, A: https://youtu.be/8K4EXes8DjY

Julia Alvarez’s My English, B: https://youtu.be/XKWp24S5qYc

Maya Angelou’s New Directions, (Old Textbook Pages Referenced): https://youtu.be/hgH5Uqb2RVY

Unit 2: Survival:

Pages 122-129: The Cost of Survival: https://youtu.be/A3jV298w0mE

Pages 130-151: Haruki Marakami’s The Seventh Man:

Haruki Marakami’s The Seventh Man, A: https://youtu.be/YzYNnNlqFnY

Haruki Marakami’s The Seventh Man, B: https://youtu.be/Sn4o2GP7pHo

Haruki Marakami’s The Seventh Man,C: https://youtu.be/33eqRmfJtKA

Pages 152-163: Nancy Sherman’s The Moral Logic of Survivor Guilt:

Nancy Sherman’s The Moral Logic of Survivor Guilt, A: https://youtu.be/iJYd3e97Ru0

Nancy Sherman’s The Moral Logic of Survivor Guilt, B: https://youtu.be/dV4dza83psc

Pages 178-201: Caroline Alexander’s The Voyage of the James Caird:

Caroline Alexander’s The Voyage of the James Caird, A: https://youtu.be/H1-9Pg0tdg4

Caroline Alexander’s The Voyage of the James Caird, B: https://youtu.be/E4wMYTIK97E

Pages 202-215: Yann Martl’s from Life of Pi:

Yann Martl’s from Life of Pi, A: https://youtu.be/fbWrWjd1ZQ4

Yann Martl’s from Life of Pi, B: https://youtu.be/PLKgwNNHswY

Pages 216-223: Grayson Schaffer’s The Value of a Sherpa Life:

Grayson Schaffer’s The Value of a Sherpa Life: https://youtu.be/A2gOzKiDggM

Pages 224-227: Jimmy Santiago Baca’s I Am Offering This Poem, (Old Textbook Pages Referenced): https://youtu.be/wEc8Gg1sKfM

Pages 228-229: Richard Wilbur’s The Writer, (Old Textbook Pages Referenced):

Richard Wilbur’s The Writer, A: https://youtu.be/Myv7NVpJz6Q

Richard Wilbur’s The Writer, B: https://youtu.be/vYgFtLNJXdc

Pages 230-237: Naomi Shihab Nye’s Hugging the Jukebox:

Naomi Shihab Nye’s Hugging the Jukebox: https://youtu.be/ia2VLOLs-BE

Unit 2 Enhancement Readings/Lectures:

Richard Connell’s The Most Dangerous Game, (Old Textbook Pages Referenced):

Richard Connell’s The Most Dangerous Game, A: https://youtu.be/zjwOo4XHvZ4

Richard Connell’s The Most Dangerous Game, B: https://youtu.be/YjeUAOTbzWE

Richard Connell’s The Most Dangerous Game, C: https://youtu.be/O-Hy8TVxU5w

Richard Connell’s The Most Dangerous Game, D: https://youtu.be/PgWxVjKXNX0

Richard Connell’s The Most Dangerous Game, E: https://youtu.be/pUs83RjWv-c

Richard Connell’s The Most Dangerous Game, F: https://youtu.be/ke45UqkATqY

Richard Connell’s The Most Dangerous Game, G: https://youtu.be/6ooIq9TTlPU

O. Henry’s The Gift of the Magi, (Old Textbook Pages Referenced):

O. Henry’s The Gift of the Magi, A: https://youtu.be/6JYu4SLdkM8

O. Henry’s The Gift of the Magi, B: https://youtu.be/W-D6Dtb4Aik

Saki’s The Interlopers, (Old Textbook Pages Referenced):

Saki’s The Interlopers, A: https://youtu.be/x5mxWxC8OwQ

Saki’s The Interlopers, B: https://youtu.be/b20G4fa62hQ

Saki’s The Interlopers, C: https://youtu.be/Qm5XiBU0erk

Isaac Bashevis Singer’s The Washwoman, (Old Textbook Pages Referenced):

Singer’s Washwoman, A: https://youtu.be/E9IygQVx5hs

Singer’s Washwoman, B: https://youtu.be/YwJpxjq0pas

Singer’s Washwoman, C: https://youtu.be/ax-Y0h6-kW8

Jack London, To Build a Fire, (Old Textbook Pages Referenced):

To Build a Fire, A: https://youtu.be/M_9WehUZ6-U

To Build a Fire, B: https://youtu.be/XVUGDb-Ni6I

To Build a Fire, C: https://youtu.be/gFELoxrvcrE

To Build a Fire, D: https://youtu.be/zHFfPLrcloI

Unit 3: The Literature of Civil Rights:

Pages 250-257: 1963: The Year that Changed Everything:

The Year that Changed Everything: https://youtu.be/KqJsaHGrpkY

Pages 258-269: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s I Have a Dream, (Old Textbook Pages Referenced):

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s I Have a Dream, A: https://youtu.be/jIaOsuNthZI

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s I Have a Dream, B: https://youtu.be/IVxvHVvepPw

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s I Have a Dream, C: https://youtu.be/_fKpuEdUsf8

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s I Have a Dream, D: https://youtu.be/_PpJKzDYFQc

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s I Have a Dream, E: https://youtu.be/qIpKV3PBdTo

Pages 270-303: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Letter from Birmingham Jail: (Old Textbook Pages Referenced):

Letter from Letter from Birmingham Jail, A: https://youtu.be/RItJku7nEAo

Letter from Letter from Birmingham Jail,, B: https://youtu.be/uBL1006uhU8

Enhancement Lecture:

MLK’s Letter from Birmingham Jail, A: https://youtu.be/2VGIWI8gaC8

MLK’s Letter from Birmingham Jail, B: https://youtu.be/OMjfOpVgFyI

MLK’s Letter from Birmingham Jail, C: https://youtu.be/bKIkqKBFhaw

Pages 312-315: Margaret Walker’s For My People:

Margaret Walker’s For My People: https://youtu.be/IIrTDZYE_V8

Pages 316-321: Natasha Trethewey’s Incident:

Natasha Trethewey’s Incident: https://youtu.be/pp4idJJP8Lw

Pages 322-333: Cesar Chavez’s Lessons of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.:

Cesar Chavez’s Lessons of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., A: https://youtu.be/VL02fZ0ggIM

Cesar Chavez’s Lessons of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., B: https://youtu.be/bJoMw99klgo

Pages 334-343: Grace Paley’s Traveling:

Grace Paley’s Traveling: https://youtu.be/slcneP4wcO4

Unit 3 Enhancement Readings/Lectures:

Langston Hughes’ Dream Deferred, (Old Textbook Pages Referenced):

You can find a copy of this text here:

Langston Hughes’ Dream Deferred: https://youtu.be/kNErVA1zDS4

Langston Hughes’ Dreams, (Old Textbook Pages Referenced):

You can find a copy of this text here:

Langston Hughes’ Dreams: https://youtu.be/JaPzD_Vglk4

Lady Bird Johnson’s A White House Diary, (Old Textbook Pages Referenced):

Lady Bird Johnson’s A White House Diary, A: https://youtu.be/0xP5SXLFFJE

Lady Bird Johnson’s A White House Diary, B: https://youtu.be/ABku0MesFtg

Carl Sandburg’s A Lincoln Preface, (Old Textbook Pages Referenced):

Carl Sandburg’s A Lincoln Preface, A: https://youtu.be/VP9nZBCY06k

Carl Sandburg’s A Lincoln Preface, B: https://youtu.be/u86lML1T9MA

Carl Sandburg’s A Lincoln Preface, C: https://youtu.be/piohld--cg4

Freshman English (B) Volume 2 Videos:

Unit 4: Star-Crossed Romances:

Pages 356-363: Romeo and Juliet: A Tragedy?: https://youtu.be/-U492caTVYc

Pages 364-375: R&J, Literature and Culture: https://youtu.be/OQs945_XH4w

R&J, An Introduction: http://youtu.be/vSz3rnfiqog

R&J, Act 1: Pages 376-399 (Old Textbook Pages Referenced):

R&J, Act 1, A: http://youtu.be/aM2rLdHJcWE

R&J, Act 1, B: http://youtu.be/pN2DU5MJctE

R&J, Act 1, C: http://youtu.be/LrERK0OQYtg

R&J, Act 2: Pages 400-423 (Old Textbook Pages Referenced):

R&J, Act 2, A: http://youtu.be/o0Nh9wRdldI

R&J, Act 2, B: http://youtu.be/FIw0ckplJdw

R&J, Act 3: Pages 424-449 (Old Textbook Pages Referenced):

R&J, Act 3, A: http://youtu.be/laguwVVWyI0

R&J, Act 3, B: http://youtu.be/RJjuuCsNXW0

R&J, Act 3, C: http://youtu.be/zvU7Pe_gxUQ

R&J, Act 3, D: http://youtu.be/6eRxSJUyAkc

R&J, Act 4: Pages 450-465 (Old Textbook Pages Referenced):

R&J, Act 4, A: http://youtu.be/RZormUcQT8U

R&J, Act 5: Pages 466-485 (Old Textbook Pages Referenced):

R&J, Act 5, A: http://youtu.be/qJJtYnRiSHs

R&J, Act 5, B: http://youtu.be/_PgOmy_QTqQ

Pages 486-493: Edith Hamilton’s Ovid’s Pyramus and Thisbe, (Old Textbook Pages Referenced):

Edith Hamilton’s Ovid’s Pyramus and Thisbe, A: https://youtu.be/-DbtRRvMBkA

Edith Hamilton’s Ovid’s Pyramus and Thisbe, B: https://youtu.be/gvClRxBkQf4

Pages 504-507: Alyssa Rosenberg’s Romeo and Juliet Is a Terrible Play: https://youtu.be/ZR4NWu3ps44

Pages 508-515: Noah Berlatsky’s In Defense of Romeo and Juliet: https://youtu.be/2WDbNICTyZM

Pages 516-529: Gordana Sandic-Hadzihasanovic's Twenty Years on: The Unfinished Lives of Bosnia’s R&J: https://youtu.be/AzpH-DH0h78

Enhancement Lectures on Shakespeare:

An Introduction to Midsummer Night’s Dream:

Intro to Midsummer Night’s Dream, A: https://youtu.be/D9b8VLvl74g

Intro to Midsummer Night’s Dream, B: https://youtu.be/y3cnK6V__ag

Shakespeare’s from Midsummer Night’s Dream, (Old Textbook Pages Referenced): https://youtu.be/NgOakBMv3S4

An Introduction to Shakespeare’s Othello:

Shakespeare’s Othello, A: https://youtu.be/eREDg-_DN9g

Shakespeare’s Othello, B: https://youtu.be/tApRD8JJmcw

Shakespeare’s Othello, C: https://youtu.be/Z9ZOCzCiOks

Shakespeare’s Much Ado about Nothing:

Shakespeare’s Much Ado about Nothing, A: https://youtu.be/N8dshjf663M

Shakespeare’s Much Ado about Nothing, B: https://youtu.be/IaHVmlFRTLA

Unit 4 Enhancement Readings/Lectures:

Cynthia Rylant’s Checkouts, (Old Textbook Pages Referenced):

Cynthia Rylant’s Checkouts, A: https://youtu.be/F9rxJy8x0LA

Cynthia Rylant’s Checkouts, B: https://youtu.be/m5xdleTQXY4

Ama Ata Aidoo’s The Girl Who Can, (Old Textbook Pages Referenced):

Ama Ata Aidoo’s The Girl Who Can, A: https://youtu.be/hVWVLDuMYJk

Ama Ata Aidoo’s The Girl Who Can, B: https://youtu.be/Fh3WTig6zDU

Enhancement Lectures: A Poetry Unit: (Old Textbook Pages Referenced):

Pat Mora’s Uncoiling: https://youtu.be/95nRw7axtFE

You can find a copy of this text here: https://www.vinton.k12.oh.us/downloads/uncoiling.pdf

Pat Mora’s A Voice: https://youtu.be/S_zsbE8Bs0I

You can find a copy of this text here: https://www.southwestcrossroads.org/record.php?num=697

Jean de Sponde’s Sonnet on Love: https://youtu.be/OtCSjHkYkkk

You can find a copy of this text here: http://blogs.evergreen.edu/wordsthatburn/blog/2012/06/03/sonnet-on-love-xiii-de-sponde/

Gabriela Mistral’s Rocking (Meciendo): https://youtu.be/FZxBs7jr-As

You can find a copy of this text here: https://melodicverses.com/poems/41129/Rocking

Wordsworth’s I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud: https://youtu.be/h87hXwopWvs

You can find a copy of this text here: https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/45521/i-wandered-lonely-as-a-cloud

Richard Brautigan’s All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace: https://youtu.be/4zFb5YT7x5o

You can find a copy of this text here: https://allpoetry.com/All-Watched-Over-By-Machines-Of-Loving-Grace

Emily Dickinson’s Hope is the Thing with Feathers: https://youtu.be/Rikg2LrWrOM

You can find a copy of this text here: https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/42889/hope-is-the-thing-with-feathers-314

Emily Dickinson’s Much Madness is Divinest Sense: https://youtu.be/JtPaJMgKZwU

You can find a copy of this text here: https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/51612/much-madness-is-divinest-sense-620

Stanley Kunitz’s The War Against the Trees: https://youtu.be/N2Ne3bLkFtU

You can find a copy of this text here: https://www.encyclopedia.com/arts/educational-magazines/war-against-trees

Walter Dean Myer’s Summer: https://youtu.be/dWduPo3M_Ac

You can find a copy of this text here: https://www.poemhunter.com/poem/summer-253/

Tennyson’s The Eagle: https://youtu.be/0xgCn6TuAbc

You can find a copy of this text here: https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/45322/the-eagle-56d224c9a41d1

May Swenson’s Analysis of Baseball: https://youtu.be/hF0GE-650xo

You can find a copy of this text here: https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/48193/analysis-of-baseball

Edgar Allan Poe’s The Bells: https://youtu.be/QGnCQH1b18Q

You can find a copy of this text here: https://poets.org/poem/bells

Yusef Komunyakaa’s Slam, Dunk, & Hook: https://youtu.be/6A3_F_ajJTA

You can find a copy of this text here: https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/50245/slam-dunk-hook

Lewis Carroll’s Jabberwocky: https://youtu.be/ozCmvSru3Xc

You can find a copy of this text here: https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/42916/jabberwocky

Mary Tall Mountain’s There is No Word for Goodbye: https://youtu.be/NDBc8GuQTpI

Naomi Shihab Nye’s Daily: https://youtu.be/_gvxN5RWIqE

You can find a copy of this text here: https://poets.org/poem/daily

David Hilbun’s Hope: https://youtu.be/kLTtaJ0k8cM

Tyroneca “Ty” Booker’s The Day of the Storm: https://youtu.be/5PvwF6ob1qE

Ernest Lawrence Thayer’s Casey at the Bat:

You can find a copy of this text here: https://poets.org/poem/casey-bat

Ernest Lawrence Thayer’s Casey at the Bat, A: https://youtu.be/5rbTYgHakJk

Ernest Lawrence Thayer’s Casey at the Bat, B: https://youtu.be/WkAo7L30BEk

William Stafford’s Fifteen: https://youtu.be/7XmLSQv6ksg

You can find a copy of this text here: https://www.cusd80.com/cms/lib6/AZ01001175/Centricity/Domain/7120/Fifteen.william%20stafford.pdf

Sandra Cisneros’ Twister Hits Houston: https://youtu.be/ngIvDbKpBsQ

You can find a copy of this text here: https://poetrycollection5english.weebly.com/twister-hits-houston.html

Edwin Muir’s The Horses: https://youtu.be/09gv3c0R4b4

You can find a copy of this text here: https://www.poemhunter.com/poem/the-horses/

Robert Frost’s The Road Not Taken: https://youtu.be/QYUj1SzJKnI

You can find a copy of this text here: https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/44272/the-road-not-taken

T.S. Eliot’s Macavity: The Mystery Cat: https://youtu.be/Cisu5F5BwpU

You can find a copy of this text here: https://poets.org/poem/macavity-mystery-cat

Emily Dickinson’s We never know how high we are: https://youtu.be/I9S0mh-I4kk

You can find a copy of this text here: https://poets.org/poem/we-never-know-how-high-we-are-1176

E.E. Cummings’ Maggie and milly and molly and may: https://youtu.be/rSEJ5lC4vro

You can find a copy of this text here: https://poets.org/poem/maggie-and-milly-and-molly-and-may

Shakespeare’s The Seven Ages of Man: https://youtu.be/xLz02aCTMkw

You can find a copy of this text here: https://genius.com/William-shakespeare-the-seven-ages-of-man-all-the-worlds-a-stage-annotated

Robert Frost’s Fire and Ice:

You can find a copy of this text here: https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/44263/fire-and-ice

Robert Frost’s Fire and Ice, A: https://youtu.be/XWO9MOyEfdw

Robert Frost’s Fire and Ice, B: https://youtu.be/KEse7L6qPAs

Daniel C. Buchanan’s Three Haiku: https://youtu.be/61CRsXlILSs

You can find a copy of this text here: https://www.rainier.wednet.edu/cms/lib02/WA01001947/Centricity/Domain/153/Three%20Haikus.pdf

Alice Walker’s Women: https://youtu.be/lAlEMfjBuDw

You can find a copy of this text here: http://prhs.pasoschools.org/jmount/handouts/poetry/women.pdf

Shakespeare’s Sonnet 30: https://youtu.be/hpATkJAFQxY

You can find a copy of this text here: https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/45091/sonnet-30-when-to-the-sessions-of-sweet-silent-thought

Unit 5: Journeys of Transformation

Enhancement Lectures: Hamilton’s Mythology:

Hamilton’s Mythology, #1: pages 1-23: Introduction to Classical Mythology:

Introduction, A: https://youtu.be/fz6lskEzroU

Introduction, B: https://youtu.be/AX9TMgtJA7M

Hamilton’s Mythology #2: pages 24-47: Part 1, Chapter 1, The Gods:

The Gods, A: https://youtu.be/w7lbZ-UgBrY

The Gods, B: https://youtu.be/OpV3q8L8cIg

Hamilton’s Mythology #3: pages 47-64: Part 1, Chapter 2, The Two Great Gods of Earth:

Two Great Gods of Earth, A: https://youtu.be/2Zj4f1Wx7gc

Two Great Gods of Earth, B: https://youtu.be/NyQiKrWpanw

Hamilton’s Mythology #4: pages 65-95: Part 1, Chapter 3 and 4: How the World and Mankind were Created; The Earliest Heroes:

How the World and Mankind were Created; The Earliest Heroes, A: https://youtu.be/8pY9vVMxf1A

How the World and Mankind were Created; The Earliest Heroes, B: https://youtu.be/VTZxFfDr71M

How the World and Mankind were Created; The Earliest Heroes, C: https://youtu.be/ww5Ps3aW-XQ

Hamilton’s Mythology #5: pages 96-121: Part 2, Chapter 5 and 6: Cupid and Psyche; Eight Brief Tales of Lovers:

Cupid and Psyche; 8 Brief Tales of Lovers, A: https://youtu.be/3CSxWQqnaLY

Cupid and Psyche; 8 Brief Tales of Lovers, B: https://youtu.be/dgsTxyP8AJk

Hamilton’s Mythology #6: pages 122-145: Part 2, Chapter 7 and 8: The Quest of the Golden Fleece; Four Great Adventures:

The Quest of the Golden Fleece; Four Great Adventures, A: https://youtu.be/g8SI99p6e6w

The Quest of the Golden Fleece; Four Great Adventures, B: https://youtu.be/PpIFnNO6Yl0

Hamilton’s Mythology #7: pages 146-184: Part 3, Chapters 9-12: Perseus; Theseus; Hercules; Atalanta:

Perseus; Theseus; Hercules; Atalanta, A: https://youtu.be/LByODdP4v0U

Perseus; Theseus; Hercules; Atalanta, B: https://youtu.be/Zpk-L_2Fwec

Perseus; Theseus; Hercules; Atalanta, C: https://youtu.be/7I05k2ofLzU

Perseus; Theseus; Hercules; Atalanta, D: https://youtu.be/XRc-NqDObSo

Hamilton’s Mythology #8: pages 185-246: Part 4, Chapters 13-16: The Trojan War; The Fall of Troy; The Adventures of Odysseus; The Adventures of Aeneas:

The Trojan War; The Fall of Troy; The Adventures of Odysseus; The Adventures of Aeneas, A: https://youtu.be/hxrVM_Opk9k

The Trojan War; The Fall of Troy; The Adventures of Odysseus; The Adventures of Aeneas, B: https://youtu.be/S2zhLfOr6B4

The Trojan War; The Fall of Troy; The Adventures of Odysseus; The Adventures of Aeneas, C: https://youtu.be/kShiXQjnk_0

The Trojan War; The Fall of Troy; The Adventures of Odysseus; The Adventures of Aeneas, D: https://youtu.be/47ycQsabpns

The Trojan War; The Fall of Troy; The Adventures of Odysseus; The Adventures of Aeneas, E: https://youtu.be/s6-Se3krSNg

Hamilton’s Mythology #9: pages 247-291: Part 5, Chapters 17-19: The House of Atreus; The Royal House of Thebes; The Royal House of Athens:

The House of Atreus; The Royal House of Thebes; The Royal House of Athens, A: https://youtu.be/cid0Z1Xiy08

The House of Atreus; The Royal House of Thebes; The Royal House of Athens, B: https://youtu.be/3jiVj1IRuZM

The House of Atreus; The Royal House of Thebes; The Royal House of Athens, C: https://youtu.be/o-oNamA44H0

Hamilton’s Mythology #10: pages 292-313: Part 6, Chapters 20-21: Midas—And Others; Brief Myths Arranged Alphabetically: https://youtu.be/rYXJI4-B06Y

Greek Thought and the Big 5, A: https://youtu.be/z6VLYC3sbNo

Greek Thought and the Big 5, B: https://youtu.be/Yx3IDTryIM4

Pages 542-549: Gone and Back Again: A Traveler’s Advice: https://youtu.be/lBbZxg3CWeQ

Pages 550-557: Literature and Culture: Preparing to read the Odyssey: (Old Textbook Pages Referenced):

Preparing to read the Odyssey, A: https://youtu.be/Skai0NHUZTk

Preparing to read the Odyssey, B: https://youtu.be/hSuUB29YAUg

Pages 558-559: Background Information for the Odyssey: https://youtu.be/OLHdktRWxtc

Pages 560-562: Homer’s Odyssey: An Introduction, Part 1: (Old Textbook Pages Referenced):

Homer’s Odyssey: An Introduction, A: https://youtu.be/4ZXLNOEvlLU

Homer’s Odyssey: An Introduction, B: https://youtu.be/r_Ja_Lrkzak

Pages 562-563: Homer’s Odyssey, Sailing from Troy, (Old Textbook Pages Referenced): https://youtu.be/7MEK48TSi0Q

Pages 563-564: Homer’s Odyssey, The Lotus-Eaters, (Old Textbook Pages Referenced): https://youtu.be/WDP7hNOLqrA

Pages 564-576: Homer’s Odyssey, The Cyclops, (Old Textbook Pages Referenced):

Homer’s Odyssey, The Cyclops, A: https://youtu.be/G3UqX4pVH-Y

Homer’s Odyssey, The Cyclops, B: https://youtu.be/0H-EUXbblOQ

Pages 576-579: Homer’s Odyssey, The Land of the Dead, (Old Textbook Pages Referenced):

Homer’s Odyssey, The Land of the Dead, A: https://youtu.be/7FPb0XaeOIg

Homer’s Odyssey, The Land of the Dead, B: https://youtu.be/thGRiYwT3Vw

Pages 580-583: Homer’s Odyssey, The Sirens, (Old Textbook Pages Referenced): https://youtu.be/1Tfd459-4yY

Pages 583-585: Homer’s Odyssey, Scylla and Charybdis, (Old Textbook Pages Referenced): https://youtu.be/86Zp15sw83U

Pages 585-593: Homer’s Odyssey, The Cattle of the Sun God, (Old Textbook Pages Referenced):

Homer’s Odyssey, The Cattle of the Sun God, A: https://youtu.be/zE0CIhMVx50

Homer’s Odyssey, The Cattle of the Sun God, B: https://youtu.be/8ASLfpap7mI

Pages 594-600: Homer’s Odyssey, Part 2, The Return of Odysseus, (Old Textbook Pages Referenced): https://youtu.be/pw5mOjBx3DU

Pages 600-601: Homer’s Odyssey, Argus, (Old Textbook Pages Referenced) : https://youtu.be/dHbpCyES6QM

Pages 602-605: Homer’s Odyssey, The Suitors, (Old Textbook Pages Referenced): https://youtu.be/6uGrkyuPlnU

Pages 605-607: Homer’s Odyssey, Penelope, (Old Textbook Pages Referenced): https://youtu.be/fp0ouA8C87I

Pages 607-608: Homer’s Odyssey, The Challenge, (Old Textbook Pages Referenced): https://youtu.be/4qmxoFx-XTk

Pages 609-613: Homer’s Odyssey, Odysseus’ Revenge, (Old Textbook Pages Referenced): https://youtu.be/aW-N0XRPIJk

Pages 613-623: Homer’s Odyssey, Penelope’s Test, (Old Textbook Pages Referenced): https://youtu.be/39wgxLnKdXc

Pages 624-633: The Odyssey: A Graphic Novel: https://youtu.be/FYS_OkNKT8M

Pages 650-659: Ngugi wa Thiong’o’s The Return: https://youtu.be/miQqAa95RW4

Pages 660-667: Campell and Moyer’s The Hero’s Adventure: https://youtu.be/JRYwyTstbpI

Pages 668-671: Anne Sexton’s Courage, (Old Textbook Pages Referenced):

Courage, A: https://youtu.be/6JJ4LJNQfDY

Courage, B: https://youtu.be/KzmPMMkWDi0

Pages 672-673: C.P. Cavafy’s Ithaka: https://youtu.be/tphFL4p14eg

Pages 675-681: Basho’s The Narrow Road of the Interior: https://youtu.be/NZSJ5y3TxjQ

Unit 5 Enhancement Readings/Lectures:

Edna St. Vincent Millay’s An Ancient Gesture, (Old Textbook Pages Referenced): https://youtu.be/U-8dDgHx9yo

Find a copy of this poem here: An Ancient Gesture by Edna St. Vincent Millay

Margaret Atwood’s Siren Song, p. 1130: https://youtu.be/RXbaQp5fIko

Find a copy of this poem here:

Siren Song by Margaret Atwood | Poetry Magazine

Derek Walcott’s Prologue and Epilogue from the Odyssey, (Old Textbook Pages Referenced): https://youtu.be/mBPLxPxDK6M

Find a copy of this poem here: http://chess.buchananschools.com/uploads/8/7/1/4/8714975/prologueandepiloguefromtheodyssey.pdf

Constantine Cavafy’s Ithaca, (Old Textbook Pages Referenced): https://youtu.be/6ZrutSDYzmo

Find a copy of this poem here:

Ithaka by C. P. Cavafy | Poetry Foundation

Toni Cade Bambara’s Blues Ain’t No Mockin Bird, (Old Textbook Pages Referenced):

Toni Cade Bambara’s Blues Ain’t No Mockin Bird, A: https://youtu.be/gB1kPuppE4c

Toni Cade Bambara’s Blues Ain’t No Mockin Bird, B: https://youtu.be/uLgf1M7oHt4

Toni Cade Bambara’s Blues Ain’t No Mockin Bird, C: https://youtu.be/c0aBmdGWS-s

James Hurst’s The Scarlet Ibis, (Old Textbook Pages Referenced):

James Hurst’s The Scarlet Ibis, A: https://youtu.be/S0LzxSLmzIA

James Hurst’s The Scarlet Ibis, B: https://youtu.be/Nnva_wS4W5Q

James Hurst’s The Scarlet Ibis, C: https://youtu.be/3ds5dJ-3YC8

James Hurst’s The Scarlet Ibis, D: https://youtu.be/HtUyUQQGbn8

James Hurst’s The Scarlet Ibis, E: https://youtu.be/efjkvCMQp-w

Rudolfo A. Anaya’s A Celebration of Grandfathers, (Old Textbook Pages Referenced):

Rudolfo A. Anaya’s A Celebration of Grandfathers, A: https://youtu.be/ml7pSDc1Fz8

Rudolfo A. Anaya’s A Celebration of Grandfathers, B: https://youtu.be/Rs_jqj4_Uoo

Rudolfo A. Anaya’s A Celebration of Grandfathers, C: https://youtu.be/Yz0tGvFskbg

Lian Dolan’s Carry Your Own Skis, (Old Textbook Pages Referenced):

Lian Dolan’s Carry Your Own Skis, A: https://youtu.be/1JrKIS3p8bM

Lian Dolan’s Carry Your Own Skis, B: https://youtu.be/_ZWrtEIcVq8

Tillie Olsen’s I Stand Here Ironing, (Old Textbook Pages Referenced):

Tillie Olsen’s I Stand Here Ironing, A: https://youtu.be/4WWwaMeGE0Q

Tillie Olsen’s I Stand Here Ironing, B: https://youtu.be/v17spINQnf8

Elizabeth McCracken’s The Giant’s House, (Old Textbook Pages Referenced):

Elizabeth McCracken’s The Giant’s House, A: https://youtu.be/aJyZ8f0XwWA

Elizabeth McCracken’s The Giant’s House, B: https://youtu.be/ztG0N4sDE00

Isabel Allende’s Uncle Marcos, (Old Textbook Pages Referenced):

Isabel Allende’s Uncle Marcos, A: https://youtu.be/lDWjHoBTsk8

Isabel Allende’s Uncle Marcos, B: https://youtu.be/3ErieJ-_Z9s

Unit 6: World’s End

Pages 694-701: Dream’s Winter:

Dream’s Winter: https://youtu.be/WnkXbqo7L-s

Pages 702-721: Stephen Vincent Benet’s By the Waters of Babylon, (Old Textbook Pages Referenced):

Stephen Vincent Benet’s By the Waters of Babylon, A: https://youtu.be/OGa5ubkLtlM

Stephen Vincent Benet’s By the Waters of Babylon, B: https://youtu.be/j5NuGMQfY78

Stephen Vincent Benet’s By the Waters of Babylon, C: https://youtu.be/k8gtldb3fA8

Stephen Vincent Benet’s By the Waters of Babylon, D: https://youtu.be/SwYmgOGFjQ8

Pages 722-735: Ray Bradbury’s There Will Come Soft Rains, (Old Textbook Pages Referenced):

Ray Bradbury’s There Will Come Soft Rains, A: https://youtu.be/AiQlOYRfcHg

Ray Bradbury’s There Will Come Soft Rains, B: https://youtu.be/Uzyk5-QZx3A

Pages 742-757: George Johnson’s The Nuclear Tourist:

George Johnson’s The Nuclear Tourist, A: https://youtu.be/ASgEbt_4qI0

George Johnson’s The Nuclear Tourist, B: https://youtu.be/GxJjFsxcQg0

Pages 758-761: Lucille Clifton’s the beginning of the end of the world:

Lucille Clifton’s the beginning of the end of the world: https://youtu.be/mTbKfVCGC3E

Pages 762-763: Sherman Alexie’s The Powwow at the End:

Sherman Alexie’s The Powwow at the End: https://youtu.be/DfJZheP_ALs

Pages 764-769: Czeslaw Milosz’s A Song on the End of the World:

Czeslaw Milosz’s A Song on the End of the World: https://youtu.be/x_ULVPFsNuQ

Pages 770-781: Jefferson Pooley and Michael J. Socolow’s The Myth of the War of the World’s Panic:

Jefferson Pooley and Michael J. Socolow’s The Myth of the War of the World’s Panic: https://youtu.be/X1_6dBglrW4

Unit 6 Enhancement Readings/Lectures:

Joan Aiken’s Sonata for Harp and Bicycle, (Old Textbook Pages Referenced):

Aiken’s Sonata for Harp and Bicycle, A: https://youtu.be/PQ2eXDQqbOA

Aiken’s Sonata for Harp and Bicycle, B: https://youtu.be/Z_iikbDfnNY

Aiken’s Sonata for Harp and Bicycle, C: https://youtu.be/H-69Jp-eN_M

Edgar Allan Poe’s The Cask of Amontillado, (Old Textbook Pages Referenced):

Poe’s The Cask of Amontillado, A: https://youtu.be/tsuoCCwAxew

Poe’s The Cask of Amontillado, B: https://youtu.be/UQuQOuVGbck

Poe’s The Cask of Amontillado, C: https://youtu.be/RdP64JXdIGo

Poe’s The Cask of Amontillado, D: https://youtu.be/u99cSBgEASU

James Thurber’s The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, (Old Textbook Pages Referenced):

James Thurber’s The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, A: https://youtu.be/aRzp-EzVdQM

James Thurber’s The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, B: https://youtu.be/2rsJN4F5E-Y

Arthur C. Clarke’s If I Forget Thee, Oh Earth…, (Old Textbook Pages Referenced):

Arthur C. Clarke’s If I Forget Thee, Oh Earth…, A: https://youtu.be/PONkroW13C0

Arthur C. Clarke’s If I Forget Thee, Oh Earth…, B: https://youtu.be/Lsz6b52rIZg

Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring, (Old Textbook Pages Referenced):

Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring, A: https://youtu.be/f02mY5m0m84

Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring, B: https://youtu.be/B0OiSXZxiK0

Leslie Marmon Silko’s The Man to Send Rain Clouds, (Old Textbook Pages Referenced):

Leslie Marmon Silko’s The Man to Send Rain Clouds, A: https://youtu.be/0pNVZNlQqcw

Leslie Marmon Silko’s The Man to Send Rain Clouds, B: https://youtu.be/TWudoh5Lazc

R.K. Narayan’s Old Man of the Temple, (Old Textbook Pages Referenced):

R.K. Narayan’s Old Man of the Temple, A: https://youtu.be/rkAHdX2yC4A

R.K. Narayan’s Old Man of the Temple, B: https://youtu.be/jx19pQx5a9U

Mark Twain’s The Invalid’s Story, (Old Textbook Pages Referenced):

Mark Twain’s The Invalid’s Story, A: https://youtu.be/pMDrxEoHu6c

Mark Twain’s The Invalid’s Story, B: https://youtu.be/WIKCLtKKvNE

Ray Bradbury’s The Golden Kite, the Silver Wind, (Old Textbook Pages Referenced):

Ray Bradbury’s The Golden Kite, the Silver Wind, A: https://youtu.be/Op3dPDz-GZk

Ray Bradbury’s The Golden Kite, the Silver Wind, B: https://youtu.be/_rn7Xk-FEY8

Sally Ride’s Single Room, Earth View, (Old Textbook Pages Referenced):

Sally Ride’s Single Room, Earth View, A: https://youtu.be/9y2htP_MTEc

Sally Ride’s Single Room, Earth View, B: https://youtu.be/NHCgvGBm4fA

Nelson Mandela’s Glory and Hope, (Old Textbook Pages Referenced):

Nelson Mandela’s Glory and Hope, A: https://youtu.be/BMYvpZYw-ks

Nelson Mandela’s Glory and Hope, B: https://youtu.be/R761Cz4Fic4

Edith Hamilton’s Perseus, (Old Textbook Pages Referenced):

Edith Hamilton’s Perseus, A: https://youtu.be/n3JMJmTseMw

Edith Hamilton’s Perseus, B: https://youtu.be/UCsrK6yyLEY

Freshman Novels Lectures:

Ayn Rand’s Anthem:

Ayn Rand’s Anthem, A: https://youtu.be/vtAEA1D--rk

Ayn Rand’s Anthem, B: https://youtu.be/WWIhLv69CJk

Robert Peck’s A Day No Pigs Would Die:

Peck’s A Day No Pigs Would Die, A: https://youtu.be/jTyWiMzkYJ4

Peck’s A Day No Pigs Would Die, B: https://youtu.be/wmrFIQEMxxU

Mark Twain’s Tom Sawyer:

Twain’s Tom Sawyer: https://youtu.be/Ehn4EPFRzrI

George Orwell’s Animal Farm:

Orwell’s Animal Farm: https://youtu.be/WC39E7En0Ao