Besides the curriculum guide you can also find several teacher guides to go along with the core classics series of books. I looked at the Don Quixote guide and it seems to do a fabulous job. It says it is aimed at fifth-grade students but I'm sure you can adapt it for higher grades as well. It contains vocabulary lists for each chapter, study questions, suggested activities, vocabulary activities and a summary of each chapter.
Here are the teacher guides:
Purchase Rats, Bull & Flying Machines Guide