Type:

Unit

Description:

Resources from a 9th grade unit on short stories.

Stories Include:

  • The Most Dangerous Game by Richard Connell
  • The Sniper by Liam O'Flaherty
  • Thank You Ma'm by Langston Hughes
There are also resources included for conflict, plot, and characters.

Subjects:

  • Language Arts > General
  • Language Arts > Literature

Education Levels:

  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10

Keywords:

Richard Connell Liam O’Flaherty Langston Hughes short stories character plot conflict

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution 3.0

Collections:

None
Update Standards?

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.8.3: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.9-10.3: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

Analyze how complex characters (e.g., those with multiple or conflicting motivations) develop over the course of a text, interact with other characters, and advance the plot or develop the theme.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.11-12.3: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

Analyze the impact of the author's choices regarding how to develop and relate elements of a story or drama (e.g., where a story is set, how the action is ordered, how the characters are introduced and developed).
Curriki Rating
On a scale of 0 to 3
3
On a scale of 0 to 3

This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of 2013-01-13.

Component Ratings:

Technical Completeness: 3
Content Accuracy: 3
Appropriate Pedagogy: 3

Reviewer Comments:

This resource is a collection of lessons on three short stories - The Most Dangerous Game (Richard Connell), Thank You Ma’am (Langston Hughes) and The Sniper (Liam O'Flaherty) and their elements – conflict, plot, characters. Many parts of this collection or “children” have already been reviewed. All lessons are strong, and use guided reading and best practices for instruction.

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