Down at the Crossroad a Story Waits for You: Writing Contemporary Adaptations of Old Stories

Unit 4: There Is Nothing To Fear But Fear Itself
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Objective: SWBAT use precise language to convey a vivid picture of events, setting, and characters by repurposing an old story, folk tale, or urban legend for a modern audience.

Big Idea: New is old and old is new. Students repurpose classic stories for a 21st century audience.

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