Lesson Plan

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

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Explore Washington Irving's "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" in this literature analysis lesson. Middle schoolers read and summarize the plot of the story. They then adapt passages for a contemporary audience and analyze the characterization of Ichabod Crane and Brom Bones. Finally, they create a different conclusion for the story. You could extend this lesson by showing the film adaptation of the story as well.

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7th - 9th
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