Lord of the Flies

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Unit: Human Nature and Boundaries





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Links

Milgram Experiment




Essential Questions
  • Is humankind inherently good or evil?
  • Have the forces of good and evil changed over time and if so, how?
  • What is the function of human will in relationship between good and evil?
  • How do different cultures shape the definitions between good and evil?
  • EQ Student Generated:
  • EQ Student Generated:

The House on Mango Street

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Unit: Cultural Identity and Gender

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Lincoln Lowrider

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Essential Questions
  • How does an individual's environment shape their identity?
  • What roles do neighborhoods and communities play in shaping who individuals become?
  • Are there different ways in which we can define the word "Home" ?
  • Can literature serve as a vehicle for social change?
  • In what ways can individuals escape societal/familial (others) expectations to realize their (own) dreams?
  • Student Generated EQ:
  • Student Generated EQ:

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

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Unit: Cultural Construction of Values and Beliefs/Crossing Borders


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The Adventures of Ulysses

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Unit: Hero's Journey/ Fate vs. Free Will

Google Lit Trip


Map of Ancient Greece
Trireme/Athenian Fighting Ship

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Macbeth

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Intro/Audio




Macbeth (Polanski Stiils)

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Lady/Macbeth Glog Requirements

1. Title
2. Three important quotes by character
3. Embedded song and lyrics that could be the characters theme song
4. Masculinity and Manliness (example of text that explores this theme)
5. Example of "Figurative Language"
6. Symbol important in play
7. Text that explores the nature of "Guilt"
8. First Prophecy
9. Second Prophecy

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Trial By Fire and Tribute Trial



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Short Story Unit

Vocabulary

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Audio

Games/Puzzles

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