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Ch 6: Prose Lesson Plans

About This Chapter

The Prose chapter of this course is designed to help you plan and teach the students in your classroom about various fables, myths, novels and short stories as well as other topics. 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 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;
Tone vs. Mood: Interpreting Meaning in Prose
Defining and analyzing prose;
Differentiating between tone and mood in prose
Tuesday Types of Fiction: Novels, Novellas and Short Stories The scope and length of these three kinds of fiction
Wednesday The Fable, Folktale, Myth, Legend: Differences and Examples An overview of each type of story
Thursday Epistolary Writing: Letter and Diary Forms A look at various writing formats
Friday Satire, Parody or Spoof: Types of Humorous Writing The contrasts between spoofs, satire and parodies

5 Lessons in Chapter 6: Prose Lesson Plans
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
What is Prose? - Finding Meaning in Foreshadowing & Character

1. 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.

Tone vs. Mood: Interpreting Meaning In Prose

2. 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.

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.

Epistolary Writing: Letter and Diary Forms

4. 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

5. 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.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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