1. Review Literary terms and devices: Foil, theme, romantic view of nature, framing, gothic, imagery, science fiction, nature vs. nurture, romanticism, allusion, foreshadowing, and genre.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.9-10.2 Determine a theme or central idea of a text
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.9-10.5 Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
2. Reflect upon and analyze the character of Frankenstein.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.9-10.3 Analyze how complex characters (e.g., those with multiple or conflicting motivations) develop over the course of a text, interact with other characters, and advance the plot or develop the theme.
3. Reflect on the theme of nature vs. nurture by completing a cross-curricular assignment for both English and Biology.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.9-10.2 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas, concepts, and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.9-10.3b Use narrative techniques, such as dialogue, pacing, description, reflection, and multiple plot lines, to develop experiences, events, and/or characters.