Grade 12 Literacy

The Grade 12 Literacy library provides access to classic literature, real-world informational texts, text-dependent questions, images, interactivities, and videos that will keep students on track to achieve the Common Core State Standards. The selection of activities for each topic can be customized to ensure rigor and balance for all types of learners.

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Go to Earth Science Article: Life on Mars? Well, Maybe Not

Earth Science Article: Life on Mars? Well, Maybe Not

Well, don't despair yet. Read this informational text to learn what the scientific findings by Curiosity, the Mars rover, mean about possible life on Mars.

Go to Poetry Text-Dependent Questions: Beowulf

Poetry Text-Dependent Questions: Beowulf

Use these text-dependent questions to guide students through a close reading of "Beowulf." There are additional resources that support this poem, including biographical and background information, vocabulary, and assessments.

Go to Physics Image: Insurmountable in Faster Than the Speed of Light?

Physics Image: Insurmountable in Faster Than the Speed of Light?

Use this image of an insurmountable mountain peak to help students develop the academic vocabulary word insurmountable from the informational text "Faster Than the Speed of Light?"

Go to Drama Link: All About The Globe

Drama Link: All About The Globe

Take a virtual tour of the Globe Theatre in London and learn how each feature of the theater influenced writing, performing, and experiencing Shakespeare's plays.