An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge
Students complete a review of the short story "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" in preparation for an exam. Working in groups, they participate in a review game of Jeopard. The game serves to review the terms and themes related to the story.
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Anonymous Patriots: Songs of the Revolution
Give your class a deeper understanding of the context and meaning behind early American song lyrics. By reading the lyrics to "Yankee Doodle" and "Revolutionary Tea," high schoolers will practice analysis by examining the structure and...
9th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge Lesson Plan 5
Students continue to read the story "An Occurrence at Owl Creek". In groups, they define the word foreshadowing. They identify the points in the story that they believe are the rising action, climax, falling action and resolution. They...
9th - 10th English Language Arts
Things Aren't Always What They Seem
Students use video and the Internet to make predictions, draw conclusions, determine conflict and point of view while reading a short story. In this short story analysis lesson, students watch a related video and complete a prediction...
10th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
Edgar Allan Poe, Ambrose Bierce, and the Unreliable Narrator
Students consider a variety of narrative stances by analyzing Edgar Allan Poe and Ambrose Pierce's utilization of narration variations. In this narration variation lesson, students define the term 'unreliable narrator' and given text...
7th - 9th English Language Arts