Ch 5: 9th Grade Prose Lesson Plans

About This Chapter

The 9th Grade Prose chapter of this course is designed to help you plan and teach the students in your classroom about novels, short stories, fables and other forms of writing. The video lessons, quizzes and transcripts can easily be adapted to provide your lesson plans with engaging and dynamic educational content. Make planning your course easier by using our syllabus as a guide.

Weekly Syllabus

Below is a sample breakdown of the 9th Grade Prose chapter into a 5-day school week. Based on the pace of your course, you may need to adapt the lesson plan to fit your needs.

Day Topics Key Terms and Concepts Covered
Monday What is Prose? - Finding Meaning in Foreshadowing and Character Defining and interpreting prose
Tuesday Tone vs. Mood: Interpreting Meaning in Prose Distinguishing between tone and mood in prose
Wednesday Types of Fiction: Novels, Novellas and Short Stories Discovering how these forms of fiction are characterized by their length
Thursday Epistolary Writing: Letter and Diary Forms Prose writing in its various forms
Friday Satire, Parody or Spoof: Types of Humorous Writing The characteristics of these humorous writing forms

6 Lessons in Chapter 5: 9th Grade Prose Lesson Plans
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Epistolary Writing: Letter and Diary Forms

1. Epistolary Writing: Letter and Diary Forms

In this lesson, you will discover that prose writing can take on different formats, from letters and diary entries to newspaper clippings and interviews. Explore how writers of both non-fiction and fiction tell stories through these different forms.

Satire, Parody, or Spoof: Types of Humorous Writing

2. Satire, Parody, or Spoof: Types of Humorous Writing

Learn about how writers use satire, parody and spoof to make their readers laugh and think. Explore how these forms mock the conventions of specific literary works and genres.

The Fable, Folktale, Myth, Legend: Differences and Examples

3. The Fable, Folktale, Myth, Legend: Differences and Examples

In this lesson, learn about fables, folktales, myths and legends, stories that entertain and serve instructive or educational purposes. Discover how these types of stories differ from one another and about their prevalence throughout the world.

Tone vs. Mood: Interpreting Meaning In Prose

4. Tone vs. Mood: Interpreting Meaning In Prose

In this lesson, learn the difference between the tone and the mood of a piece of prose. Explore examples of how tone and mood are conveyed by authors through word choice and telling details.

Types of Fiction: Novels, Novellas & Short Stories

5. Types of Fiction: Novels, Novellas & Short Stories

Learn how fiction is organized by length into three categories: novels, novellas and short stories. Explore the general characteristics of each type, and learn about some famous examples.

What is Prose? - Finding Meaning in Foreshadowing & Character

6. What is Prose? - Finding Meaning in Foreshadowing & Character

This literature lesson will teach you the difference between prose and other writing. You'll also learn how to analyze characters and foreshadowing to better understand the author's intentions, theme, and underlying meanings.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
Not Taken
Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
Not Taken

Earning College Credit

Did you know… We have over 200 college courses that prepare you to earn credit by exam that is accepted by over 1,500 colleges and universities. You can test out of the first two years of college and save thousands off your degree. Anyone can earn credit-by-exam regardless of age or education level.

To learn more, visit our Earning Credit Page

Transferring credit to the school of your choice

Not sure what college you want to attend yet? Study.com has thousands of articles about every imaginable degree, area of study and career path that can help you find the school that's right for you.

Support