These books introduce important allusions that students encounter in literature and in their everyday lives. Teachers can significantly improve students’ cultural literacy by using them daily. Each volume includes 45 allusions from 5 categories: Mythology and Legend; the Bible; History, Culture and Ideas; Language and Idioms; Literature. Students are introduced to the origin and meaning of each allusion along with its modern definition and use with examples. Also included are three ready-made quizzes with answer keys and detailed suggestions for using the book in your classroom.