11.3 The student will apply knowledge of word origins, derivations, and figurative

11.4 The student will read, comprehend, and analyze relationships among American literature, history, and culture

We will be reading Washington Irving's "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" and "The Devil and Tom Walker" to cover our early 1800's literary period. We will be discussing the characteristics of this time period and contrasting them to our previous non-fiction periods. Students will have reading comprehension questions to complete in class on Friday on both the short stories.

- Complete comprehension questions

- Review and apply grade level literary terms in able to accurately interpret and predict the plot lines and dynamic character changes.