A comprehensive lesson plan aligned with the Common Core Standards for Reading: Literature for grades 9-12 (3-4 classroom hours).
CCS: RL: 9-10.1 – 10.10
CCS: RL: 11-12.1 – 12.10
Follows the Madeline Hunter format.
-Concepts Taught (CCS and Enrichment)
-Resources Needed (CCS and Enrichment)
-Quick Links (to following sections)
-Vocabulary List (teacher reference)
-Vocabulary Answer Sheet (with parts of speech, definitions and links to definitions online)
-Question List (teacher reference - CCS and enrichment)
-Question List (organized by CCS)
-Enrichment Activities (for class or independent work) that appeal to a variety of learning styles, such as linguistic, visual, auditory, and kinesthetic, plus enrichment that connects to other Core Standard subjects, such as math, science, social studies, and foreign language.
Questions that satisfy more than one requirement are annotated (annotations link to the CCS in the document). CCS explanations are provided and also link to the Common Core Standards website for each requirement.
This is an extremely comprehensive lesson plan designed with you in mind - to provide quick references and give you as much flexibility in the classroom as possible.
"The Tangi Bridge" is a short story by KM Zafari (845 words) comparable to "The Lottery" and "The Lady or the Tiger". The author has made it available for free in a variety of formats and encourages derivative works, especially by students.