Literature: "A Separate Peace" by John Knowles
These sites provide study guides, web quests, writing, and research activities for the novel. Background author information is given as well as comments about the book by John Knowles. Additional information about PTSD, World War II, and an interview project involving veterans is included.
WebQuest: A Separate Peace: A Teenager Experiences WWII
This site provides a complete lesson for a literature study group. Group work involving reading, writing activities, discussion, and research is given along with additional websites pertaining to the book.
Study Guide for "A Separate Peace" (Glencoe Literature Library)
This site by McGraw-Hill provides a study guide for teaching the novel. Activities for students include: a focus activity, quickwrite, setting a purpose, background information and vocabulary. The activities are divided into several chapters as would be given for a daily assignment. Extension activities are also provided.
Novel Guide for "A Separate Peace"
This site, developed by McDougal Littell, provides author information, summary of the novel, and extension activities involving group work, writing, research and dramatization of chapters. Reading lists are provided for related reading.
Study Guide for "A Separate Peace"
This site provides a one-page summary of the literary elements and main concepts about the novel. It is helpful for students needing assistance understanding the complexities of the story and characters.
World War 2
This site provides a large read-able amount of information on World War II from battles, flags, poems, poster, and propaganda. NOTE: This site contains ads.
Veterans History Project-How To Participate
This site from The Library of Congress provides information to assist students 10th grade and above to interview veterans and add their work to the Veterans History Project.
NIMI Helping Children and Adolescents Cope with Violence and Disaster
This site provides short answers to questions about trauma, coping, how children relate to trauma, and how parents can help.
PTSD Mayo Clinic
This site provides 10 short topics and answers for those who need information on PTSD. Links are given for PTSD and veterans of war. NOTE: This site contains ads.
Vocabulary Word List for "A Separate Peace"
This site provides vocabulary for 73 words taken from "A Separate Peace".
eThemes Resource: World War II for Upper Grades
These sites cover the events of World War II (1939-1945). There are several first-hand accounts in text and audio from people involved in the war effort. Other topics include life on the homefront, the role of women, and the type of airplanes and weapons used. Includes biographies, letters, images, posters, video, and audio clips. There are links to eThemes Resources on various related topics.