Identity and Social Construction

The following is a high-level overview of a unit plan that would be appropriate for advanced high school composition students or an undergraduate course. It asks students to explore the theory of social constructionism and how it has impacted their own identity. Goals Over the course of this unit, students […]

Archetypes & The Hero’s Journey

Content Standards: Key Ideas and Details CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.1 Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.2 Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the […]

Suspense & Horror Writing Lesson Plan

Content Standards: Key Ideas and Details CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.1 Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.2 Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the […]