Why should high schoolers have all the fun? Introduce your 8th graders to the Hero's Journey with "Star Wars" and "The Wee Free Men" by Terry Pratchett. This unit focuses on understanding characterization and building vocabulary through natural vocabulary acquisition techniques. The unit includes 13 lesson plans with suggested scripts, graphic organizers, worksheets with keys, a reading response packet, a vocabulary acquisition packet, and a final test with study guide. Please see the Common Core Standards tag to see which standards this covers.