Unit 3 Theme
Unit 3 Theme

Essential Question:
How does an author develop a theme over the course of a story?

Students will read several classic short stories. They will identify the theme or themes in each story and analyse how the authors develop these messages to the reader. Students will watch these classic short stories performed live at the Garde Theatre.

Common Core Standards
Students will:

RL.2. Determine the theme of a text. 
RL.6. Determine the author's point of view in a text.
 Compare and contrast a written story to its film version; analyze aspects unique to each medium.