This package provides students with everything they need to complete a short story unit on O. Henry's "The Ransom of Red Chief"! A complete unit - just print and teach!!!
All activities are classroom tested and include creative handouts, information sheets, detailed instructions, templates, and rubrics!
This creative and engaging package includes the following:
-Comprehension Questions - This package contains a complete set of comprehension questions for the short story.
-Vocabulary Words - This package contains a complete set of vocabulary words for the story. An answer key is included!
-Illustrated Plot Diagram Project - Use this for a final project for the unit! Students create a full color plot diagram, complete with illustrations from the story. A detailed template is included!!! This project is a great way to review key events from the story, and make gorgeous wall displays!
-Characterization Chart - Students learn about direct and indirect presentation, and use that information to complete a chart on a character from the novel
-5Ws News Report - Students create a news broadcast presentation on the novel, and present it to the class. Students must reflect back on the novel and answer the 5W's of Who, What, Where, When, and Why. A great way to reflect on key scenes!
-Character Descriptions - Students choose a character from the story and use the provided space to illustrate and describe them. A great way for students to practice pulling details from text.