Open Educational Resources

Grades 6–8

Readings —— These stories include questions to be used for a Shared InquiryTM discussion.

Rattlesnakes
by John Muir

The Road Not Taken
by Robert Frost

State of Affairs
by Daniel Defoe

Lesson Plans

Wolf Sample Unit – This lesson plan includes a copy of the student text, Shared Inquiry activities from the Teacher’s Edition, and instructions on how to lead the activities with your class.

Wolf Sample Unit (Common Core State Standards Edition) – This lesson plan includes a copy of the student text, Shared Inquiry activities from the Teacher’s Edition, instructions on how to lead the activities with your class, and alignment to the Common Core State Standards.

 

Research

DC-JGB-ResultsClick here to view research measuring the impact of Great Books programs on student performance.

 
 

Videos

Watch students engaged in Shared Inquiry discussion.