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Teaching the Epic through Ghost Stories

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Teaching the Epic through Ghost Stories

Grades 9 – 12
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time Four 50-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Traci Gardner

Traci Gardner

Blacksburg, Virginia


National Council of Teachers of English


Student Interactives

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Grades   6 – 12  |  Student Interactive  |  Inquiry & Analysis

Literary Elements Map

Students can map out the key literary elements of character, setting, conflict, and resolution as prewriting for their own fiction or as analysis of a text by another author in this secondary-level interactive.


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Grades   3 – 8  |  Calendar Activity  |  October 31

Celebrate Halloween!

Students research information on Halloween, create masks or costumes from a text they are reading, or write a narrative essay describing their best Halloween ever.


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Grades   K – 5  |  Podcast Episode


Make your spine tingle with these spooky books for readers young and old!


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