The Dark is Rising

Step into the mystical world of Susan Cooper's "The Dark is Rising," where the young protagonist, Will Stanton, embarks on a monumental quest to gather six elemental Signs crucial for the Light's victory over the Dark. As the second installment in The Dark Is Rising Sequence, this narrative weaves a rich tapestry of fantasy, adventure, and the timeless battle between good and evil. The "The Dark is Rising" topic pack allows students to bring to life the novel’s pivotal scenes, offering a pathway to deeper engagement through exercises that highlight the internal and external conflicts, character development, mood, tone, and critical vocabulary of the story. Use the keyword #The Dark Is Rising to access all the resources in this pack in the Comic Maker, facilitating an immersive exploration of Cooper's enchanting universe.

Curriculum Connections:

  • Into Literature (6-12)