Writing About Literature Lesson 1: The Basics

Writing About Literature Lesson 1: The Basics

In this lesson, students will examine the basics of literature, including syntax, diction, and tone, and viewing stories both subjectively and objectively. Then, they will apply their learning to the short story ‘The Selfish Giant.’

CK-12 Foundation

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How can the basics of literature help you understand a story ('The Selfish Giant')?
STANDARDS:
RI.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RL.4 - Key Terms & Tone

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

1,2
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