Unit Based Planning

Unit Based Planning: A Guide for the Secondary English Teacher

Introduction
About the Author

Unit Planning

Definition of a Thematic Unit 
Planning Units for a Year
Planning a Single Unit
Recurring Unit Activities
Rhythm and Pace of Unit
The Unit Box
Unit Bulletin Boards
Using the Unit Overviews

Historical Background

History of the English Language
History of British Literature
History of American Literature

Elements of Literature

Vocabulary
Setting
Characterization
Plot
Theme
Point of View
Tone
Style
Figurative Language

Poetry

Vocabulary
Types of Poetry
Formula Poems

Dramatic Fiction

Vocabulary
Greek Theatre
Shakespeare
The Globe Theatre

Prose Fiction
Sub-Genres

Process Writing

Vocabulary
Pre-Writing
Writing
Revision
Common Writing Assignments

Research Skills

Vocabulary
Library Arrangements
Information Catalogs
Readers Guide
Dictionaries
Other References
Research Notes
Writing the Paper
Citing Sources

Grammar

Vocabulary
People, Places, or Things
Action or State of Being
Modifiers
Connectors

Appendix
Index

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