|Unit of Instruction||The Thrill of Horror|
8.RI.2.6 – Determine author’s purpose.
8.RI.1.3 – Analyze how a text makes connections.
8.RI.1.2 – Provide an objective summary of the text.
8.RI.1.1 – Cite textual evidence.
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
Essential Question: How does an author create suspense?
Students will be able to analyze literary criticism to gain insight into the literature.
Be sure you check Canvas each day for assignment instructions, teaching videos, and announcements.
1. Daily Bell-Ringers, Discussion Questions
2. Close Reader: Frankenstein (Honors excluded)
2. Online Tutorial: The Most Dangerous Game (Honors)
3. Textbook: What is the Horror Genre? Analyzing the Text, Quiz, Discussion
4. iReady, D.E.A.R. time
Discussion: What is the purpose of the work of literary criticism ‘What is the Horror Genre?’