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Anticipation guides are a great pre-reading strategy as it gets the kids to connect with and engage with a text before reading. My anticipation guides ask the students several controversial statements (relating to themes in the text) and then the student must choose whether they agree or disagree an
Anticipation Guides are great pre-reading activities designed to introduce students to the themes and ideas they will encounter in a text. This bundle includes Anticipation Guide materials for four short stories: "The Cask of Amontillado" by Edgar Allan Poe, "The Monkey's Paw" by W. W. Jacobs, "Th
An anticipation guide is used to help students begin to organize their thoughts and ideas about a certain topic of study. It is a pre-reading comprehension tool. The focus of an anticipation guide is not on so called "right" or "wrong" answers, but more on the reasoning behind "why" a student believ
This packet includes anticipation guides for the following short stories: "THE CASK OF AMONTILLADO†"THANK YOU MA'M†"EVERYDAY USE†"DR. HEIDEGGER'S EXPERIMENT†"THE GIFT OF THE MAGIâ€
6th - 12th
This is a 8 day, 65 page Common Core aligned unit plan for "The Tell-Tale Heart" by Edgar Allan Poe. This unit focuses on making evidence-based inferences and argumentative writing. Students will: close read, discuss, and answer text-dependent questions citing evidence; analyze the mood and tone o
SHORT STORY UNIT: SAVE ALMOST 50% WITH 7 PRODUCTS IN 1! NOTE: For simple, effective ways to use this resource in DISTANCE LEARNING, click here.The ability to closely read and analyze text is central to Common Core. Using four classic short stories, this MASSIVE mega-bundle includes close reading ac
This is an extremely thorough, 2-week (10 days!) unit for the short story "The Necklace" by Guy de Maupassant. These resources are focused around Common Core Standards for Grade 8, but they are absolutely still relevant for all middle grades students who are studying this story genre in general. Ple
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty Short Story Unit Teaching "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" by James Thurber? I've got you covered with this 7 day, 45 page Common Core aligned unit plan for the short story. It is aligned to 8th grade standards, but is appropriate for grades 7-10. This unit focuses
Students constantly RAVE about dystopian literature. Why not give them something to rave about in your classroom? This month-long unit contains engaging and relevant materials that will encourage student engagement and foster reflective thinking about life, society, and, yes, even that scary word -
This comprehensive resource contains everything you need to teach and assess Edgar Allan Poe’s creepy classic, “The Tell-Tale Heart.” This 68-page, standards-aligned unit focuses on close reading, critical-thinking, text-based evidence, and student engagement."THE TELL-TALE HEART" UNIT INCLUDES:full
Are you looking for a short story that will pique your students’ interest and encourage their curiosity? How about a short story set in a futuristic dystopian society where technology can replace even the most basic of human activities and has one of the most jaw-dropping endings in literature? Look
This is an guided lesson in short story analysis for "Thank You, Ma'am"" by Langston Hughes. This unit is aligned with Common Core standards with text based questions, comparison of themes among different texts, and close reading practice focused on inferences. Here's what you'll get: 1) A complete
There are a variety of activities and handouts for 19 different American short stories (all sold separately in my store) in this growing bundle. There are 270 pages and 77 Slides for a total of 347 pages. You save more than 40% when you buy this money saving bundle. This bundle is great if you teach
✏️ Before reading Jack London's "To Build a Fire," have students complete this anticipation guide.✏️ In the past, this story always used to put my students to sleep. I came up with this pre-reading activity, and my students really got into it. They even stayed awake for the story! It allows them to
This is a growing bundle that contains activities and handouts for 24 different short stories. There are 445 pages of activities included in this bundle. This bundle is perfect for teachers that teach more than one grade and are looking for variety. When more short story activities are added to my s
This is a unit for the short story "A Rose for Emily" by William Faulkner which is a Southern Gothic short story. I've used this story numerous times with my high school students. They always find the ending shocking and memorable. Included in this unit: An Anticipation Guide Vocabulary List and D
8th - 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education
This resource is aligned with the Short Fiction II Unit of the new AP Literature and Composition curriculum framework. This story and the resources provided provide a delightful way to build students' literary analysis, discussion, and writing skills."Where Are You Going? Where Have You Been?" is a
This anticipation guide will get students excited about reading the story and will get them thinking and predicting before reading the text. After reading the story, students will prove their comprehension and ability to make inferences by completing the handout/guide.
Are you looking for a short story that will pique your students’ interest and engage them in critical thinking skills? How about a short story that takes place during the Irish Civil War and features a pair of snipers? Look no further than “The Sniper” by Liam O'Flaherty. This engaging and rigorous
This is an anticipation guide, which is used to introduce the background information, concepts, and vocabulary for a reading selection. Don't reinvent the wheel; use my hours of research to invigorate your students and make them eager to read this story. When you download this file, please look at
This a not only a comprehensive lesson using the classic tale "The Monkey's Paw" by W.W. Jacobs, but it is also a whole lot of fun for middle school students! What you get in the student guide: 1) Background information 2) Anticipation guide 3) mini research opportunity on superstitions 4) full cop
6th - 10th
This short story mini-unit features Shirley Jackson’s short story “Charles.” Appropriate for grades 7 to 10, the lessons focus on the development of theme and paragraphs.Included in the mini-unit is: ❒ A copy of the short story❒ A prediction chart ❒ An anticipation guide❒ Activity sheet (select im
Teach the dystopian short story the Lottery by Shirley Jackson with this ready to go short story unit! This nine day unit plan engages students in reading a high-interest, complex piece of dystopian short fiction by Shirley Jackson. It is aligned to 8th grade Common Core standards, but appropriate
Are you looking for a short story that will pique your students’ interest and encourage their curiosity? How about a short story set in a futuristic dystopian society where technology can replace even the most basic of human activities and has one of the most jaw-dropping endings in literature? Look

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