A UNIQUE SHORT STORY COMMENTING ON AMERICA AFTER SLAVERY! Explore analogies, social satire, author's tone, and Reconstruction in post-slavery America with Stephen Crane's short story written in 1900 "Dark Brown Dog." The unit is aligned with Common Core and tackles some challenging concepts in the middle school English and history classroom. In addition, the story is engaging and unlike other short stories of this time period to ensure student engagement.
This 10 day unit includes:
-Vocabulary Building using 4 pictures; 1 word class game
-Full text of "Dark Brown Dog" with isolated vocabulary and definitions
-History Lesson on post-slavery America with informational text, video inclusion, and isolated key words.
-Primary sources picture sort
-Class discussion questions
-Interactive and collaborative group final project with teacher assessment rubric
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