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Teaching An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge

An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge

"An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" or "A Dead Man's Dream" is a short story by American author Ambrose Bierce (1842–1913). Set during the American Civil War, "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" is the story of Peyton Farquhar, a Confederate sympathizer condemned to death by hanging from Owl Creek Bridge.

Ambrose Bierce
Project Gutenberg

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How is the plot affected by the setting and the thoughts of the main character?
STANDARDS:
RL.2 - Main Ideas, RL.3 - Characters & Plot

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3
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