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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New Review Gothic Undercurrents
Terror, mystery, excitement. American writers of the 19th century, including Nathaniel Hawthorne, Herman Melville, and Emily Dickinson, used these elements to create morally ambiguous tales that challenged the prevailing belief in...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
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
An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge LP
Students engage in a reading of literature with the intention of working on the reading comprehension skill of identifying the plot of a story. They conduct independent reading looking for the plot and fill in the graphic organizer for...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
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Young scholars 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 plan, students watch a related video and complete a...
10th - Higher Ed English Language Arts