Daily Lessons for Teaching Dagon and Other Macabre Tales

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Lesson 1 (from Dagon)

Objective

"Dagon"

Dagon and Other Macabre Tales is a collection of short stories by American horror, fantasy, and science fiction author H.P. Lovecraft, known for the sub-genre of "weird fiction." Lovecraft's guiding literary principle of "cosmicism" or "cosmic horror", the idea that life is incomprehensible to human minds and that the universe is fundamentally alien, is a thematic through line which connects each of the stories. In this lesson, students are introduced to the book and author of Dagon and Other Macabre Tales.

Lesson

1) Teacher Lecture: Introduce the class to the book and author. Dagon and Other Macabre Tales is a collection of short stories by American horror, fantasy, and science fiction author H.P. Lovecraft, known for the sub-genre of "weird fiction."

2) Research Activity: Allow students time to conduct independent research on the biography, career, works, and style of H.P. Lovecraft.

3) Group Activity: Following...

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