UNIT MAP (Willhite, Lesher) Name_____________________________________________Section________
ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS: 1. Can you name the elements of fiction for each story? 2. What might an author's life have to do with the stories they write? 3. What is the difference between theme and mood in a story? 4. How do these stories connect to my life?
Vocabulary: Various "Blue" Vocabulary from throughout the stories
10/29 (Deleterious) Tell-Tale Heart
10/30 Review/Study Day
10/31 Test; SSR; Reading Logs Due
10/15 (Imperious) Lady, or the Tiger?
10/16 (Barbaric) Lady, or the Tiger? Rubric for persuasive paper
10/26 (Diatribe) Edgar Allen Poe; SSR
Benchmarks: 22.214.171.124/126.96.36.199 Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports what the text says explicitly as well as inferences. 188.8.131.52 Determine theme, analyize its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to the characters, setting, and plot. 184.108.40.206 Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development over time. 220.127.116.11 Analyze how differences in points of view create effects like suspense or humor. 18.104.22.168 Determine author's point of view. 22.214.171.124 Analyze to what extent a filmed production stays faithful to the text. 126.96.36.199 Evaluate advantages and disadvantages for using different mediums.
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10/5 Short Story Elements; IR Books; SSR
10/9 (Respiration) Essays Due; Raymond's Run
10/10 (Epiphany) Raymond's Run; Ransom of Red Chief
10/11 (Propositition) Red Chief
10/12 (Surreptitously & Irony) Red Chief Movie & Venn Diagram
Short Stories Elements to help
convey the author's message
Edgar Allen Poe
"The Ransom of Red Chief"
"The Lady, or the Tiger?"
"The Tell-Tale Heart"
Rising AcCon Point of View