Day 4

The Moonlit Road and Other Ghost and Horror Stories Lesson Plan

Discussion of Thought Questions

  1. 1

    Which story was your favorite and why? Which was your least favorite story and why? Which do you think remain the most relatable today? Are some "better horror stories" than others?

    Is the class in agreement on either of these questions? What is their reasoning? Some stories may translate better to modern times than others, or perhaps some students prefer the stories that include ghosts. Were students able to figure out any of the twists in advance? Refer back to the characteristics of horror the class brainstormed together on Day 1 and relate how the stories fit the genre.

  2. 2

    At the end of "A Watcher by the Dead," do you think it was Jarette or Mancher who approached...

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