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  • Educator Amy E. Harter
  • Animator Andres Bernal, Daniela Bernal, Hanna Hiroshi
  • Director David Bernal
  • Editor Gustavo Martinez, Sonia Rodriguez
  • Producer Nestor B. Macias
  • Narrator Amy E. Harter


Additional Resources for you to Explore
For students:
The Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL): This site has fantastic, specific advice when it comes to every aspect of writing about literature, from thesis to final product.
LitWeb: The Norton Introduction to Literature Studyspace: This electronic text explores the relationship between reading and writing, and gives comprehensive information about what it means to write about literature.
For teachers:
Universe as Text: A professional blog with more language arts teaching ideas, free classroom resources, and teaching reflections from the author of this video.