Literary terms: the significance of 4 literary terms as they relate to the story, explaining how the terms bring deeper meaning to the story (lesson plan)

Lesson plan (Jack, grade 7) Short Stories: The Friday everything changed (Inside Stories I, Second Edition, Kirkland G. and Davies R., Harcourt Canada Ltd., Toronto, 1999) Select four terms from the list below and explain the significance of each, as it relates to … Continue reading

Short story: analysis of the role of conflict (Lesson Plan)

Lesson plan (Mark, grade 8) Short Stories: The Friday everything changed, The Sea Devil (Inside Stories I, Second Edition, Kirkland G. and Davies R., Harcourt Canada Ltd., Toronto, 1999) Major conflict changes how a plot may develop, and without conflict there would be no … Continue reading

Illusion vs. Reality In ‘The Great Gatsby’ by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Through the hustle of everyday life, one undergoes life and the struggles that follow. As time passes by, habitual routines develop, and the mind is opened to understanding the difference between an illusion and reality. Yet, once a new conflict … Continue reading