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UNIT 6: “THE ROAD NOT TAKEN”

ESSENTIAL QUESTION: How is reading a poem or a script for a play different from performing it?

LITERARY TEXTS--

ANTHOLOGIES:

  • Decisions Decisions, Perfection Learning (2000)

  • Prentice Hall Literature Timeless Voices, Timeless, Silver Level (2002)

NOVEL:


POETRY:

SHORT STORIES:

INFORMATIONAL TEXTS--

NONFICTION:

  • “The Front of the Bus” by Rosa Parks

ART, MUSIC AND MEDIA--

ART:

MEDIA:

  • Peter Weir, dir, The Truman Show (1998)

  • Ralph Nelson, dir, Charly (1968) (YouTube.com)

  • Jeff Blecker,, dir, Flowers for Algernon (2000)

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES--

FUNDAMENTALS--

WRITING:

GRAMMAR AND USAGE:

  • Nothing new this unit.


MECHANICS:

  • Nothing new this unit.

TERMINOLOGY:

  • Allegory

  • Hero/heroine

  • Satire

  • Strength of character

  • Symbolism

  • Style

  • Irony





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