This unit includes 10 classroom-tested lesson plans. Lessons include vocabulary development, research, writing activities, and character study. Graphic organizers and research opportunities are also included. Time saving reproducible handouts and quizzes, along with teaching strategies, are included to sharpen critical-thinking skills. Attention is given to the identification of themes, irony, symbolism, and literary foils.Aligned to Common Core State Standards (CCSS)./Middle school, high school. Reproducible. PDF download/, 105 pages.