Understanding By Design (Backwards Design)for short stories and literature circles. Complete with essential questions, College Readiness Standards, Illinois Standards,text selections, ACT, grammar, and literary terms vocabulary,and 45 minute day to day schedule for 10 weeks-1 quarter--(with SWBAT objectives, differentiation ideas and activities with notes for scaffolding). This is designed for 9th grade but can easily be used for all grades with the text selections changed. Assessments, day to day lesson plans and graphic organizers are formed and can be purchased on this website as well or by contacting Stacie.email@example.com. If copying and pasting it please be sure to acknowledge its creator.