Take a tour of our Coming of Age in a Complex World ELA Collection to learn about the resources and tools that you can use to plan and teach a Facing History coming of age literature unit. You can also subscribe to What's the Word, our monthly newsletter specifically for English Language Arts educators.
Explore the Coming-of-Age Featured Collection
Choose from these resources to create a coming-of-age unit that invites students to explore the complexity of identity, process texts through a critical and ethical lens, and develop a sense of civic agency as they reflect on what it means to grow up in the world today.
|Strategies and activities to establish and cultivate a brave and reflective classroom community.|
|Introduces or supplements a coming-of-age unit centered on a single title or book clubs.|
|Offers a framework, student learning experiences, and resources to design a coming-of-age unit for any title.|
|Provides text-based discussion questions, classroom activities, and more for teaching a literature unit on Jacqueline Woodson's coming-of-age memoir.|
|Supports reading multiple coming-of-age texts in small groups.|
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