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An Investigation Into Story Order: "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge"

Unit 10: Literacy: The Reality of It All--Realism in the American Story
Lesson 5 of 6

Objective: SWBAT analyze how Ambrose Bierce's choices to manipulate chronological order create sympathy and suspense by unraveling the plot in a comic strip.

Big Idea: There's a mystery in Owl Creek, Alabama, and it's up to the students to find out what led to an execution.

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English / Language Arts, Group Communication and Discussion, Short Stories, chronological order, Ambrose Bierce, Comic Strips, An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge
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