Plot, Conflict, Sequence, and Time
Below, you will find documents/links to our daily lesson materials from class. Please note that not all materials will be posted here. Some stories, presentations, and other assignments/related materials must be picked up from Miss Muhlbaier in class.
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Unit 1 Introduction: What makes a great story?
-Introduction: The Power of Ideas, What is Literature?, What Makes a Great Story?
Plot, Conflict, and Sequence
-Introductory mini-lesson: Pixar Shorts & "Love" by William Maxwell; "Checkouts" by Cynthia Rylant
-HOMEWORK: Read "The Most Dangerous Game" by Richard Connell & complete the study guide for Monday's class.
-"The Most Dangerous Game" by Richard Connell
-Examining Conflict & Foreshadowing in "The Most Dangerous Game"
-Homework: "The Most Dangerous Game" Short Constructed Response
-Narrative Elements in Nonfiction: Suspense in Biography (selection from Seabiscuit: An American Dreamby Laura Hillenbrand; students completed the study guide as we read)
-Assignment: Read "Horse of the Century" selections and complete the synthesis assignment.