Kind of Activity:
Students will identify elements of fiction used in three stories and reflect on the author's reasons for including them.
Common Core Standards:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.3; CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.7; CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.11-12.1
1. Begin with a whole-class exercise, explaining that today you'll be comparing and contrasting the two "Beauty and the Beast" stories plus “The Bloody Chamber.” What elements do the stories have in common? Give a few examples, such as 1) all three stories have main characters who are young women who go to live in the home of a rich man; 2) all...
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