* Read the first section of this article on tyranny and its effect on people
* Do you think this type of government/leadership could ever be good? List some of the pros and cons to a dictatorship rule. How might you react if you were forced to live in a country with a dictator?
* Review exposition, rising action, climax, falling action and resolution
* Review parallel episodes and subplots
* Compound sentence imitation
* Finish reading "Wise Old Woman"
* Fill in plot diagram for the story independently
* Answer study guide questions (group work)
* Discuss as class
* Open-ended response (topic sentence practice)
* Introduction to next short story - "Broken Chain"
* WOTD - Due 9/24
* Read SSR book for 30 minutes
* Check Edmodo for discussion questions