This 14-day unit plan serves as an introduction to reading complex texts. As students read Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, they will use a variety of activities to study literary allusions and figurative language. Every day uses a different student-centered strategy, including informal presentations, small-group discussions, research, and group reading. Two of the chapters have been converted into skits for the students to perform in class.
The unit plan includes minute-by-minute lesson plans with worksheets, rubrics, daily journal topics, and differentiated final project options. Also included are two free PowerPoint presentations retrieved from an external source.