- “The Lady for the Tiger”, by Frank Stockton
- “The Whole Town’s Sleeping”, by Ray Bradbury
- “Lamb to the Slaughter”, by Roald Dahl
- “The Most Dangerous Game”, by Richard Connell
- “The Monkey’s Paw”, by WW. Jacobs
- “The Destructors”, by Graham Greene
- “Charles”, by Shirley Jackson
- “The Cask of Amontillado”, by Edgar Allen Poe
- Narrative (Long-term)
We will learn to recognize the three types of irony.
- Dramatic—MOST important in stories of suspense
Lisa Helmick, Omaha, Nebraska
Lisa is a native Nebraskan, who knew she wanted to be a teacher from of the age of five and taught for 35 years in the public-school system. After retiring, she became an adjunct professor at Metropolitan Community College, in Omaha, NE, and is loving every minute of it. She is certificated in English, Language Arts and Writing, English as a Second Language, and has master’s degrees in Educational Curriculum and Educational Administration. Lisa’s philosophy is that everyone is a teacher and everyone is also a learner. She has learned as much from her students as she hopes they have learned from her. Lisa joined the ELM team for the Winter 2021 session teaching “Beginning Greek Mythology” and “Who Are You?"