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Relation to Unit The primary text of the unit. Three stories: "Miracle Boy"; "Bridge of Sighs"; "The World, The Flesh, and the Devil". Earliest collection by same author. Second collection by same author. Novel by same author. Investigation into the history of narrative lesson that occurs early in the unit. Analysis of symbol, metaphor, structure, etc. "Bridge of Sighs" involves cattle ranching.

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Notes Some strong language.

Benedict, P. (2010). Miracle boy and Short story collection. other stories. Winston-Salem, NC: Press 53. ISBN: 978-1935708018

Benedict, P. (1987). Town smokes: stories. New York: Ontario Review Press. ISBN: 978-0865380585 Benedict, P. (1992). Wrecking yard. New York: Nan A Talese. ISBN: 978-0385511193 Benedict, P. (1994). Dogs of God. New York: Doubleday. ISBN: 9780385511131 Campbell, J. (2008). The hero with a thousand faces. Novato, Calif: New World Library. ISBN: 9781577315933

Short story collection.

Some strong language. Some strong language. Some strong language. Diagrams, photos, glossary, index, maps.

Short story collection.

Novel.

Overview and analysis of dominant themes in world mythology.

Hasheider, P. (2007). How to raise cattle : everything you need to know. St. Paul: Voyageur Press. ISBN: 978-0760328026 Monk, R. (2005). How to read Wittgenstein. New York: Norton. ISBN: 978-0393328202

Information on cattle ranching.

Photos, glossary, index.

Accessible introduction to the thought of philosopher/linguist Ludwig Wittgenstein

Tolstoy, L. (2005). The kingdom of Leo Tolstoy's interpretation of God is within you. New York: Barnes Christianity, with emphasis on & Noble Books. ISBN: 978Sermon on the Mount 0760765524

Santelli, R. (2004). The Appalachians : America's first and last frontier. New York: Random House. ISBN: 978-1400061860 Caudill, H. (2001). Night comes to the Cumberlands : a biography of a depressed area. Ashland, Ky: Jesse Stuart Foundation. ISBN: 9781931672009 Eller, R. (2008). Uneven ground : Appalachia since 1945. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky. ISBN: 978-0813125237 Aulaire, I. (2005). D'Aulaire's Book of Greek myths. Garden City, N.Y: Doubleday. ISBN: 978-0440406945

History and photgraphs from the region

Relevant to the Glossary short intro lesson about the nature of language. Relevant to themes of compassion and reaction to violence in the stories. Author is from the Photos. region and stories are set there. Author is from the region and stories are set there Photos.

Another take on the Appalachian area.

Focus on the modern era of the region.

Author is from the region and stories are set there

Photos.

Picture book introducing the myths and legends.

Aulaire, I. (2005). D'Aulaires' book of Picture book introducting the myths Norse myths. New York: New York and legends. Review of Books. ISBN: 9781590171257

Investigation into Illustrations, index. the history of narrative lesson that occurs early in the unit. Connection between myth and modern storytelling. Investigation into Illustrations, index. the history of narrative lesson that occurs early in the unit. Connection between myth and modern storytelling.

Erdoes, R. (1984). American Indian myths and legends. New York: Pantheon Books ISBN: 9780394740188

Gardner, J. (1991). The art of fiction : notes on craft for young writers. New York: Vintage Books. ISBN: 978-0679734031

Gardner, J. (2000). On moral fiction. New York: Basic Books. ISBN: 9780465052264 O'Connor, F. (1990). The complete stories. New York: Noonday Press. ISBN: 978-0374515362

Adler, M. (1972). How to read a book. New York: Simon and Schuster. ISBN: 978-0671212094 Bloom, H. (2001). How to read and why. New York: Touchstone Books. ISBN: 978-0684859071 The Mammoth book of fighter pilots. (2002). New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers. ISBN: 978-0786710669 Crane, S. (1977). The portable Stephen Crane. Harmondworth, Eng. New York: Penguin Books. ISBN: 978-0140150681

Clark, R. (2006). Writing tools : 50 essential strategies for every writer. New York: Little, Brown, and Co. ISBN: 978-0316014991

Simont, M. (2001). The stray dog. New York: HarperCollins. ISBN: 978-0060289331

Wallace, D. (2009). This is water : some thoughts, delivered on a significant occasion about living a compassionate life. New York: Little, Brown. ISBN: 978-0316068222 Bloom, H. (2002). Stories and poems for extremely intelligent children of all ages. New York: Simon & Schuster. ISBN: 9780684868745 Offutt, C. (1999). Out of the woods : stories. New York: Simon & Schuster. ISBN: 978-0684853765

Large collection of stories from many Investigation into North American tribes. the history of narrative lesson that occurs early in the unit. Connection between myth and modern storytelling. In-depth analysis of how fiction Investigates the works and is created effectively. technical aspects of fiction, as well as terms, structures, pov, theme, etc. Treatise on the power of fiction to Particularly fortify right-action and civility. relevant to myth and these stories by Benedict. All of Flannery O'Connor's short A unit with an stories. element of short fiction by a Southern writer would be incomplete without. The concept of heirarchal "levels" of Close reading and reading. Close reading and analysis critical anaylsis broken down. supplement. Why wide reading is vital to personal Close reading and / cultural growth and improvement. critical anaylsis supplement. Stories, history, and photos. "The World, The Flesh, and The Devil" has a fighter pilot protagonist. Short stories and novels by the early Early example of American writer. American short fiction, connects to Benedicts work in theme, but contrasts in style/structure. Technical strategies and habits that Supplement for lead to more effective writing. students as they implement the drafting process for their summaries. A picture book about a stray dog. "The World, The Flesh, and The Devil" also has a stray dog character. Commencement address by late Relevant to writer David Foster Wallace, dominant themes focusing on breaking out of the in Benedict's "default setting" of selfishness. stories. Large collection of stories, poems, folktales, etc., from many times and places. A history of accessible narrative.

Illustrations, index.

Diagrams, glossary, index.

Index.

Photos.

Index, glossary.

Illustrations.

Illustrations.

Short story collection.

White, N. (2010). In the sanctuary of Memoir of a prison/leper colony. outcasts : a memoir. New York: Harper Perennial. ISBN: 9780061351631

A similar writer from the same area of the country. "The World, The Flesh, and The Devil" includes an element of an abandoned leper colony.

Some strong language.

Photos.

Some strong language.

Prose, F. (2007). Reading like a writer : a guide for people who love books and for those who want to write them. New York: Harper Perennial. ISBN: 978-0060777050

Reading techniques and strategies.

Tayman, J. (2006). The Colony: The Harrowing True Story of the Exiles of Molokai . New York: Scribner. ISBN: 978-0743233019

Elements of literature : essay, fiction, poetry, drama, film. (1991). New York: Oxford University Press. ISBN: 978-0195060256

Cornwell, H. (2009). Saints, signs, and symbols. Harrisburg, PA: Morehouse Pub. ISBN: 9780819223456 Keister, D. (2004). Stories in stone : Many photos and analysis of a field guide to cemetery symbolism cemeteries / gravestones/ etc. and iconography. Salt Lake City: Gibbs Smith. ISBN: 9781586853211

Supplement for close reading / critical anaysis skills, as well as help in allowing the writing you are reacting to help your drafting process. Memoir of a leper colony in Hawaii in ʺThe World, The operation until 1969. Flesh, and The Devilʺ includes an element of an abandoned leper colony. Massive book covering terms, History of concepts, uses, history, examples, narrative, genres, periods, etc. background knowledge, lists of terms, eras, genres. Broad connection to unit as a whole. Christian symbolism and its use in " art of all sorts.

Photos.

Illustrations, glossary, index, maps, diagrams.

Photos, illustrations, index.

Pancake, B. (1991). The stories of Short story collection. breece d'j pancake. New York: Back Bay Books. ISBN: 978-0316715973 Halpern, D. (1991). Plays in one act. One act plays. Hopewell, NJ: Ecco Press. ISBN: 978-0880014908 Shay, F. (2010). Fifty contemporary one act plays. New York: Nabu Press. ISBN: 978-1171859130 One act plays.

"The World, The Photos. Flesh, and The Devil" includes a graveyard with intricate gravestones and statues. Similar writer from the same region. Students will produce an original reader's theatre one act play. Students will produce an original reader's theatre one act play.

Some strong language. Some strong language.

Some strong language.

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