Throughout the unit, students will demonstrate their ability to:
RL 9.2: determine the theme of a text and create an accurate summary of the text
RL 9.3: analyze how characters change and impact the plot of a story.
RL 9.5 analyze how the structure of a text creates mystery, tension, or surprise.
W 9.2: write an analytical essay focusing on the author's purpose through the use of stylistic choices
Links to Short Stories
"There Will Come Soft Rains" text, audio, related videos