UNIT SCHEDULE Elements ... Lady, or the Tiger? 10/16(Barbaric) Lady, or the Tiger? ... Chief Movie Venn Diagram ShortStories ... Plot Climax Irony Conflict

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    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: Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports what the text says explicitly as well as inferences. Determine theme, analyize its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to the characters, setting, and plot. Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development over time. Analyze how differences in points of view create effects like suspense or humor. Determine author's point of view. Analyze to what extent a filmed production stays faithful to the text. Evaluate advantages and disadvantages for using different mediums.

    LAST UNIT: Secret Knowledge CURRENT UNIT: Short Story Unit NEXT UNIT: Persuasive Essay/Essay Writing


    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


    "Raymond's Run"

    "The Ransom of Red Chief"

    "The Lady, or the Tiger?"

    "The Tell-Tale Heart"

    Dialogue Mood

    Theme Protagonist





    Irony Conflict

    Rising AcCon Point of View



  • UNIT MAP (Willhite, Lesher) Name_____________________________________________Section________