This unit encompasses expectations from the Ontario English curriculum for grade 9-12.
There are 4 lessons in this file and they revolve around the essential question
"What Makes Something Valuable?"
Students will examine what is valuable in literature and in their own lives. Within the lessons they will be examining this question through short stories (realism).
The Necklace - Guy Du Maupassant
The Bet - Anton Checkov
The Rocking Horse Winner - D.H. Lawrence
This unit includes assessment as learning and assessment of learning strategies, as well as a rubric for the final task.
There are learning goals and success criteria for each unit (the expectations were taken from the grade 12 U curriculum, but could be modified to suit other grades).
Many tasks make use of critical thinking framework and encourage students to develop criteria for judgement in order to form responses to the texts.