Class Agenda #18B – Elements Of Horror Overview

Timer- “Somebody’s Watching Me” –  Rockwell (3:36 – 1984)

10/11/17

Continue the story.

Prompt- “I woke up to the ping of my phone. I had a new text message. I unlocked my phone and gasped with horror. There was a picture in my phone of me sleeping. I live alone.”  

 Finish The Story…

Example- I woke up to the ping of my phone. I had a new text message. I unlocked my phone and gasped with horror. There was a picture in my phone of me sleeping. I live alone. My heart started to raced and I scanned the room. All the windows and doors were shut.

  • Share out with your partner.

 

  • SLT- I can identify the key elements of a horror story.

    Breakdown: Circle Verbs, Underline Nouns

Mini-Lesson 

Read AloudElements of Horror Fictions

Model- Let’s watch the short film, “2AM – The Smiling Man” and see if we can pick out some of the key elements of Horror.

 

  • Practice: What Elements Of Horror Do I See in the films?
    • 2 AM: The Smiling Man- A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J  

 

 

  • Homework . 30 Minutes of Reading, 2-3 Sentence Reaction/Summary,
  • 1 Page of Independent Writing. 
  • If you’d like to start writing your own Scary Story, that would be wonderful!

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