American Short Story Masterpieces Daily Lesson Calendar

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Lesson Calendar

Definitions

  • Review Chapter Abstracts: Chapter abstracts are synopses of each chapter that you can use to review the reading assignments with your students.
  • Daily Lessons: There are 30 daily lessons detailed in this lesson plan. Select a new daily lesson for each day.
  • Fun Activities: There are 20 fun activities in this lesson plan. They serve as a way for students to interact with the material in an enjoyable, educational way.
  • Read Aloud in Class: Ask students to take turns reading aloud from where they left off in their most recent reading assignment. Use the Oral Reading Evaluation Form in this lesson plan to evaluate their reading skills.
  • In-Class Handout: An in-class handout can be one of the quizzes/homework assignments, vocabulary games, worksheets, or an essay/writing assignment. It's something the students can complete and turn in during class, or begin in-class and take home to finish as a homework assignment.

One Week Lesson Calendar

Before the unit begins:

  • Homework Assignment: Read through The Bystander, The Amish Farmer, 1/3, 1/3, 1/3, Verona: A Young Woman Speaks, and Talk of Heroes.
Day 1 - Introduce Unit Day 2 - Review Unit Day 3 - Quiz Day 4 - Review Unit Day 5 - Test

Review Chapter Abstracts up to The Bystander, The Amish Farmer, 1/3, 1/3, 1/3, Verona: A Young Woman Speaks, and Talk of Heroes.

1 Lesson from Daily Lessons 1-15

1 Fun Activity from Fun Activities 1-10

Students Read Aloud in Class

Homework Assignment: Read through Willi, The Fat Girl, A Poetics for Bullies, and Rock Springs.

Review Chapter Abstracts up to Willi, The Fat Girl, A Poetics for Bullies, and Rock Springs.

1 Lesson from Daily Lessons 16-30

1 In-Class Handout

Homework Assignment: Read through Water Liars, Letters from the Samantha, Ile Forest, The Magic Barrel, Shiloh and choose a homework assignment from one of the Daily Lessons

Review Chapter Abstracts up to Water Liars, Letters from the Samantha, Ile Forest, The Magic Barrel, Shiloh

Quiz

1 In-Class Handout

1 Fun Activity from Fun Activities 11-20

Homework Assignment: Read through The Used-Boy Raisers, The Heavenly Animal, Walking Out, The Conversion of the Jews, Akhnilo, The Christian Roommates, The Wedding, and The Liar. and assign an essay, due the week following the test

Review Chapter Abstracts up to The Used-Boy Raisers, The Heavenly Animal, Walking Out, The Conversion of the Jews, Akhnilo, The Christian Roommates, The Wedding, and The Liar.

1 In-Class Handout

Homework Assignment: Study for the test

Test

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