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  • The Canterbury Tales
    The Canterbury Tales
    Fiction by: Geoffrey Chaucer

    Anyone who has ever been on a package tour with a group of strangers who soon become friends, and passed time swapping stories with them, would instantly identify with this timeless classic of English literature. The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chau...

  • How to Teach the Argument Research Paper Composition Project
    How to Teach the Argument Research Paper Composition Project
    Free Textbooks by: David Bruce

    How to Teach the Argument Research Paper Composition Project in 10 Classes by David Bruce. Free download. This document describes a composition project that I have successfully used during my years of teaching at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. The ...

  • ENG 308J Study Guide
    ENG 308J Study Guide
    Educational by: David Bruce

    Free download. This is the Study Guide that students in my ENG 308J junior-composition course at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio, will use.

  • Teaching Problem-Solving: A Fun Activity
    Teaching Problem-Solving: A Fun Activity
    Educational by: David Bruce

    Free download. This little pamphlet contains a number of problem-solving scenarios that teachers can use to teach their students how to solve problems. These scenarios are humorous as well as thought provoking. Feel free to make and give away as many...

  • Life in America: Tales of Love and Laughter
    Life in America: Tales of Love and Laughter
    General Non Fiction by: David Bruce

    Free download. This book collects the humorous autobiographical essays of talented authors in Athens, Ohio, who write about life, and especially about growing up, in America.

  • A Modest Proposal for Helping Female Students
    A Modest Proposal for Helping Female Students
    Educational by: David Bruce

    Free Download. You have my permission to print this opinion piece for free in newspapers, magazines, or journals, or to post it for free on the Web. This 1,485-word satire is especially appropriate for college newspapers because it criticizes the hig...

  • Free Pro Same-Sex Civil Marriage Article for Media
    Free Pro Same-Sex Civil Marriage Article for Media
    Human Rights by: David Bruce

    Free Download. You have my permission to print this opinion piece for free in newspapers, magazines, or journals, or to post it for free on the Web. Two versions are in this document. One is long (2,490 words); one is short (1,100 words).

  • Class Exercise: Making an Argument About School Uniforms
    Class Exercise: Making an Argument About School Uniforms
    Educational by: David Bruce

    Free download. This short pdf describes an in-class exercise that teachers are welcome to download and evaluate to see if it will be useful in their own classes. Feel free to distribute this document at will.

  • Lloyd Alexander's
    Lloyd Alexander's "The Castle of Llyr"
    Reference by: David Bruce

    Free download. This is a discussion guide for Lloyd Alexander's "The Castle of Llyr."

  • Writing Handouts With Anecdotes, Volume 2
    Writing Handouts With Anecdotes, Volume 2
    Humor by: David Bruce

    Free download. This little pamphlet contains a number of handouts that teachers can use to teach their students how to avoid some common writing errors. Of course, students and other people can use this short pamphlet simply as a way to refresh their...

  • War and Peace
    War and Peace
    Fiction by: Leo Tolstoy

    Leo Tolstoy's War and Peace chronicles the lives of five Russian aristocratic families during Napoleon's invasion of Russia. Many considered this book to be the best Russian work of literature of all time and it is massive in scale. The book is divid...

  • Little Women
    Little Women
    Fiction by: Louisa May Alcott

    Set in nineteenth century New England, Little Women follows the lives of the four March sisters-Jo, Beth, Amy and Meg. The novel is a classic rites of passage story, that has often split literature critics but has been adored by many over the years. ...