Teacher Guide

Rip Van Winkle and Other 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 be able to read closely to determine both explicit and implicit meanings of the text.

  2. 2

    Students will be able to analyze the structure of the text, referring to the significance of first-person narrative across stories told by the same narrator.

  3. 3

    Students will be able to analyze the tone and point of view of a narrator discuss the narrator's subjectivity.

  4. 4

    Students will be able to use textual evidence to support interpretations and analyses.

  5. 5

    Students will be able to identify the writer's voice, mimic the author's writing style,...

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