A series of lessons that discuss the concepts of forgiveness and compassion. The essential question: How can can we use fiction to enhance an understanding of our values? Standards: RL 7.3, 7.6 (W 7.1) RL 8.3, 8.6 (W 8.1)
A post-war setting underscores the need for compassion and understanding in place of fighting. RL 9.2-10.2, 9.3-10.3, 9.4-10.4
Three lessons that support discussions of consequences and accepting responsibility. Literary connections are enhanced through a discussion of “The Tell-Tale Heart.” This lesson is suitable for middle and high school students.