Teacher Guide

The Moonlit Road and Other Ghost and Horror Stories Lesson Plan

Study Objectives

If all of the elements of this lesson plan are employed, students will develop the following powers, skills, and understanding:

  1. 1

    Students will understand horror as a genre.

  2. 2

    Students will write and edit their own horror story and present it to the class.

  3. 3

    Students will better understand 19th-century America through their own research and presentations from classmates.

  4. 4

    Students will analyze figurative language, imagery, and themes in The Moonlit Road and Other Ghost and Horror Stories.

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