Daily Lessons for Teaching Eaters of the Dead: The Manuscript of Ibn Fadlan

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Objective: Setting. This story is set in 921 A.D. starting in Baghdad and ending in North Europe probably in what is now the Scandinavian countries. The objective of this lesson is to look at setting.

1) 1. Homework. Students will rewrite the basic plot of "Eaters of the Dead" but set it in another century and place, explaining how the different setting changes the work. For example, what would be different if it was set in the Middle Ages, during the U.S. Civil War or in the future?

2. Class discussion. Could "Eaters of the Dead" have been set anywhere? How does the setting make this a unique story? How do the people in this era differ from the students' hometown? How did the setting affect the characters? The plot? The themes? Why is the setting important?

3. Group work. In groups students will research a setting that might be...

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