Read "Solitude," "Visitors," "The Bean-Field," and "The Village" (Chapters 5, 6, 7, and 8).
Common Core Objectives
Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.
Analyze the structure of texts, including how specific sentences, paragraphs, and larger portions of the text (e.g., a section, chapter, scene, or stanza) relate to each other and the whole.
Assess how point of view or purpose shapes the content and style of a text.
Note that it is perfectly fine to...