Day 1

The Moonlit Road and Other Ghost and Horror Stories Lesson Plan

Reading Assignment, Questions, Vocabulary

Read the first three short stories: "The Eyes of The Panther," "The Moonlit Road," and "The Boarded Window."

Common Core Objectives

  1. 1

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.4

  2. 2

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.5

  3. 3

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.9-10.7

  4. 4

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.9-10.8

Note that it is perfectly fine to expand any day’s work into two days depending on the characteristics of the class, particularly if the class will engage in all of the suggested classroom exercises and activities and discuss all of the thought questions.

Content Summary for Teachers

The Eyes of The Panther

I. One Does Not Always Marry When Insane

A man and a woman—who we later learn are Jenner Brading and Irene...

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