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145th Street: Short Stories Figurative Language Graphic Organizer
This worksheet helps student make sense of figurative language and slang while reading 145th Street: Short Stories by Walter Dean Myers. Students can work in pairs or individually to identify examples of figurative language and slang within the text, analyze them, and make real-world connections. Th
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SHORT STORY Figurative Language Template
Great as a Sub Plan, this stand-alone lesson plan is an exercise in identifying literary/poetic devices within self-contained literary "sample" cuttings. A complete listing of figurative language devices is included for student reference along with a teacher key for grading. Though complementary to
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"The Rocket" by Ray Bradbury: Close Reading, Analysis, and Fiction Writing Unit
"The Rocket" by Ray Bradbury is a wonderful story about a determined, poverty-stricken protagonist named Fiorello who dreams about going to space with his family. While not as well known as some of Bradbury's other dystopian short stories, it includes the same masterful language, unforgettable chara

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Writer's Workshop: Getting Creative
This is a pack of 4 PowerPoint presentations that can be used to teach or review creative writing and poetry including: The Elements of a Short Story, Figurative Language, Understanding Poetry and Types of Poetry. Each presentation includes examples and is easy to follow and understand. The Element
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LITERATURE CIRCLES, FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE POSTER FOR ANY NOVEL OR SHORT STORY
It's time to collaborate and get your students moving! Teachers love using literature circles for small groups, book clubs, and collaborative learning. Your students will love their collaborative poster for their novel or short story's figurative language. This digital download includes the teacher

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Word Retrieval Workbook
There are over 100 pages of activities geared towards building student’s word retrieval and word knowledge.This packet includes fruits and vegetables. Some strategies that have been suggested for word retrieval include:•Expanding and deepening a student's knowledge of word meaning. (Paul, pg. 529)•M
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Text-Dependent Questions for Ray Bradbury's "I See You Never"
This is part of my I See You Never Multi-Text Unit Increase comprehension and rigor for your students. The pdf includes side-by-side questions that will lead your students through analyzing Bradbury's short story for figurative language, tone, irony, and other literary devices. I assign these aft
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Short Story Units for Middle School (Short Story of the Month Club, 6th Grade)
Short Story of the Month Club, 6th Grade Grab this collection of popular Short Story Units tailored for 6th grade reading! I created these units specifically around the CCSS for grade 6, but they can absolutely be used in grades 5-8 - please check the preview file to verify this. Try the first mon
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Short Story Units for Middle School (Short Story of the Month Club, 7th Grade)
Short Story of the Month Club, Grade 7 Grab this collection of popular Short Story Units tailored for Grade 7! I created these units specifically around the CCSS for grade 7, but they can absolutely be used in grades 6-10 - please check the preview file to verify this. Try the first month (August!
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Using Pictures to teach Figurative Language
Teach and review figurative language using pictures AND teach students how to apply their skills to short reading passages! With these 15 printable pages, students will have the opportunity to observe a picture and make inferences, ask questions, make predictions, etc., choose a sentence that corre

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Figurative Language in Poetry and Stories- 3rd Grade RL.3.4
Third grade reading comprehension stories, poems, questions, and assessment on determining the meaning of non literal words and phrases. Includes text in the 2nd-3rd Grade Common Core Text Complexity Band. Table of Contents • RL.3.4 Anchor Chart/ Journal Pages • Poems Included: 1. My Brother’s N

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Short Stories Close Reading Bundle
This close reading bundle includes close reading assignments for six short stories: The Gift of the Magi, The Most Dangerous Game, The Interlopers, The Necklace, The Cask of Amontillado, and The Monkey's Paw. All of the close reading text passages and assignments are aligned with the common core st
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A Christmas Carol Drama/Play by Israel Horovitz Short Story Unit Grade 7
A Christmas Carol: Scrooge and Marley, Acts I & II, by Israel HorowitzThis is the Short Story of the Month Club, Grade 7: November Selection – Click here to read more about the Short Story of the Month Club!Skills Focus:Elements of DramaTrace the Development of ThemeConnotation vs. DenotationCo

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The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street Teleplay Short Story Unit Grade 7
The Monsters are Due on Maple Street by Rod Serling (Twilight Zone) Teleplay UnitThis is the Short Story of the Month Club, Grade 7: October Selection – Click here to read more about the Short Story of the Month Club!Skills Focus:Mood & ToneThemeElements of PlotConflictFinding Text EvidenceComp

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LITERATURE CIRCLES, POSTERS FOR ANY NOVEL OR SHORT STORY BUNDLE
It's time to collaborate and get your students moving with this literature circles bundle! Teachers love using literature circles for small group reading groups, book clubs, collaborative learning. Your students will love their collaborative posters for their novel or short story's plot diagram, cha
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Thank You Ma'am by Langston Hughes Short Story Unit
This is an extremely thorough, full 2-week unit for the short story "Thank You Ma'am" by Langston Hughes. These resources are focused around Common Core Standards for Grade 6, but they are absolutely still relevant for all middle grades students who are studying this story. Please verify this by tak

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LITERATURE CIRCLES, POSTERS FOR ANY NOVEL, SHORT STORY, OR TEXT MEGA BUNDLE
The mega bundle for literature circles is here! All in one bundle! It's time to collaborate and get your students moving with this literature circles bundle! Teachers love using literature circles for small group reading groups, book clubs, collaborative learning. This digital download includes the
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"Most Dangerous Game" Short Story Unit
This "Most Dangerous Game" short story unit is rigorous and relevant and offers the following standards-based activities: *"Why do Hunters Kill?" pre-reading article (source material) and questions: -Actual text of the article is not included, although a link to the article is. I did not write the
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Theme, Author's Purpose, & Figurative Language Reading Bundle
Theme in Literature, Figurative Language, and Author's Purpose are three of my best-selling units. These extra-helpful, engaging units makes learning these three tough topics super easy and enjoyable! Students LOVE the hands-on activities, and teachers enjoy the convenience of the packets. By purch
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Rikki Tikki Tavi Short Story Unit (Activities, Assessments, Paired Texts)
Rikki Tikki Tavi by Rudyard Kipling Short Story Unit for Grade 7, Common Core Aligned Unit (Activities, Assessments, Paired Texts)This is the Short Story of the Month Club, Grade 7: September Selection – Click here to read more about the Short Story of the Month Club!Skills Focus:Four Types of Conf

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All Summer In a Day by Ray Bradbury Short Story Unit
This is an extremely thorough, full 2-week unit for the short story "All Summer In a Day" by Ray Bradbury. These resources are focused around Common Core Standards for Grade 6, but they are absolutely still relevant for all middle grades students who are studying this story or science fiction in gen

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The Landlady by Roald Dahl Short Story Unit for Middle School
This is an extremely thorough, full 2-week unit for the short story "The Landlady" by Roald Dahl. These resources are focused around Common Core Standards for Grade 7, but they are absolutely still relevant for all middle grades students who are studying this story. Please verify this by taking a lo

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Flowers for Algernon Short Story Unit (by Daniel Keyes) for 8th Grade
This is an extremely thorough, full 2-week (12 days!) unit for the short story version of "Flowers for Algernon" by Daniel Keyes. 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 or

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Dystopian Short Story Unit MEGA-BUNDLE: CCSS Aligned!
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 -
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