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"Monkey's Paw" - An Interactive, Engaging ELA Short Story Analysis
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
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The Little Match Girl Christmas Short Story Analysis for the Common Core
The Little Match Girl is a classic story by Hans Christian Anderson. This analysis applies the common core standards for literature. The goal of the study is to challenge students with critical thinking questions directly connected to the text. The study includes: 1. The story in block form with
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"Contents of a Dead Man's Pocket" Short Story Analysis - Lesson Plan Bundle
This file includes the tried and tested lesson plan, handouts, and extras for use in teaching "Contents of a Dead Man's Pocket" by Jack Finney. Using both Common Core 9-10 and Tennessee State English I Standards, this plan will help teach and assess characterization with emphasis on inference. Spe
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Common Core Aligned Short Story Analysis: "Raymond's Run"
This is an guided lesson in short story analysis for "Raymond's Run" by Toni Cade Bambara. This unit is aligned with Common Core standards with text based questions, comparison of themes between two different texts, and argument writing practice. Here's what you'll get: 1) A complete Slide Rocket
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Christmas Day in the Morning Short Story Analysis for the Common Core
Pearl S. Buck's short story is one of a teenage boy's life-changing recognition of his father's love a few days before Christmas. The study applies the Common Core literary standards. The study includes: 1. The story in blocked paragraphs with comprehension questions ranging from simple recall to
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Short Story Analysis Handout
Are you engaged in a short story unit? have your students complete the Short Story Analysis handout. They will quickly learn all the elements of a short story including conflict, theme, mood, foreshadowing, flashback, irony (verbal, dramatic or situational) and symbolism. Definitions of all these el
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Halloween - Scary Story - Short Story Analysis
If you are looking for a way to celebrate Halloween with your students but still continue working on content, you should definitely check out this product. (You can also read this story with your students anytime, not only Halloween.) My students absolutely LOVE this story. It is a short story, a
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Using Pixar to Practice Short Story Analysis
A novel way to check for understanding of literary elements using Pixar shorts. This lesson can be taught with just the handout or as part of my larger Literary Analysis package. Students can make posters or use Google Docs to create the final project. Combines informative and expository writing
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"The Story of an Hour" Short Story Analysis Lesson
An analysis lesson on the short story "The Story of an Hour" by Kate Chopin. Includes a copy of the story along with analysis questions on characters, plot, setting, and theme in the story.
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The Rough-Face Girl - Short Story Analysis Questions
The easiest way to teach complicated concepts is to begin simply - even high-school kids love being read to. For this lesson, read "The Rough-Face Girl" by Rafe Martin and David Shannon to your students. As you read or just after, have students answer the questions on the worksheet. Discuss. It
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"The Yellow Wallpaper" Short Story Analysis
A presentation on the short story "The Yellow Wallpaper" by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. Includes background information on the author and historical context, as well as analysis information on characters, themes, and literary analysis elements. Also includes an AP Literature essay prompt for students
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"Harrison Bergeron" Short Story Analysis Lesson
An analysis mini-lesson on the short story "Harrison Bergeron" by Kurt Vonnegut. Includes a copy of the short story text, a theme analysis essay outline assignment, and a group analysis activity that also relates to the theme of the story. Everything is printable and ready to use.
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Short Story Analysis Unit
A short story analysis unit that I designed for my AP Literature class but can be used with any English class. Includes an overview of the unit short stories and assignments, along with analysis notes and note-taking guides for each of the short stories. Stories include "Bartleby the Scrivener", "Th
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Short Story Analysis Worksheet
This worksheet can be edited for any story, possibly novels as well. Students are asked to: --Predict --Analyze setting --Analyze point of view --Characterize protagonist and antagonist --Analyze conflict --Analyze suspense --Analyze foreshadowing --Analyze theme **Also available as part of the Sho
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Short Story: Analysis Project
From Electric English... Here you have a project that asks the students to choose three stories from lists that you have provided. Over the course of a several week period, they will be asked to look at diction, style/syntax, and tone.... This is a great project because the students get to read and
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"Checkouts" Short Story Analysis
This is a story analysis for the short story "Checkouts" by Cynthia Rylant. This analysis covers: *Plot Mapping Skills (Exposition, Rising Action, Climax, Falling Action, Resolution) *Direct/Indirect Characterization *Finding examples of Simile, Imagery, and Idiom *Determining and supporting the s
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"Marigolds" by Eugenia Collier Short Story Analysis Lesson
A lesson in which students read and analyze the short story "Marigolds" by Eugenia Collier for the theme of coming of age. Includes double-entry notes focused on voice in the piece, short answer questions about the theme of coming of age in the story, and a short essay prompt about the voice of the
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Short Stories Analysis Pack (Close Reading/Common Core)
This comprehensive short story analysis activity packet is ten pages plus an instructions sheet for the instructor. It is not designed for any particular story, but is designed to apply to any short story. It covers: setting, mood vs. tone, characterization, plot, theme and conflict. Throughout, s
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Short Story Analysis and Point of View Scene Project
This project requires small groups of students to read one of four classic short stories (“Paul’s Case” by Willa Cather, “The Jilting of Granny Weatherall” by Katherine Anne Porter, "Hills Like White Elephants” by Ernest Hemingway, and “A Rose for Emily” by William Faulkner) and complete the Short
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Short Story Analysis Graphic Organizer
A one page note-taking graphic organizer that can be used to analyze any short story. Includes sections for Imagery & Figurative Language, Diction & Syntax, Mood & Tone, Point of View & Organization, and Theme, along with a brief explanation of each. Works well for homework and class
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Halloween - Scary Story - Short Story Analysis
This short story "The White Dress" is a great story to use to teach character analysis and text evidence. It is a creepy story, that really gets students interested. This story is great for Halloween or anytime you want to get your students' attention. Included in this product, you will find: Ch
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Short Story Analysis Posters
Posters that can be used for a short story analysis unit. Includes diction, syntax, mood, tone, point of view, organization, imagery, theme, literary devices, along with some visuals.
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Short Story Analysis
I use this in my class every year in the study of literature. It requires students to read closely and analyze the text. I always go through each part with my class, and then I expect my students to be able to complete the analysis on their own. This is an extended version of my Short Story Outline.
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"Abuela Invents the Zero" Short Story Analysis
Two page close reading task for students reading Judith Ortiz Cofer's "Abuela Invents the Zero". Includes text-based questions broken down by figurative language & vocabulary, plot, character, setting, mood, and theme, with a language extension activity at the end for early finishers. Developed
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Shirley Jackson Short Story Analysis Activity Charles & The Witch
This is an analysis activity to be used within a unit on Shirley Jackson short stories. While reading the short stories, Charles and The Witch, students will complete the analysis sheet on Setting, Characters, Plot, etc. To complete the activity, students can work in small groups to complete the w
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Short Story Analysis and Close Reading
Make literary analysis fun for your students with these magnifying glasses! Students use them to examine the following literature elements: character (words & thoughts, relationships, physical appearance, actions), setting, plot (rising action, climax, falling action, resolution), conflict (hum
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Short Story Analysis Chart
This is a PowerPoint presentation that details what students have to do in order to analyze a short story. The basic elements of the story are there, and there is also a place where the students draw a picture of what they visualize while they are reading the short story.
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Short Story Analysis
This is an 8-page document with the first two pages designed as a worksheet for the student to use in order to break down and make a short story analysis logically with all the important elements. The six pages that follow the worksheet, help to further explain some of the literary devices and the
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Short Story Analysis BUNDLE
A bundle of materials that covers a short story analysis unit. Includes these products from my TPT store:
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Suspense Unit:  Short Story Analysis and Composition
Looking for a unit that encourages student excitement as they read, analyze, and compose short stories? Need something to fill 2-3 weeks between other, longer units? This is for you! In this unit, students will determine what makes a story suspenseful, be exposed to several classic short stories
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Short Story Analysis
This activity is great for any short story. It involves group or partner work using a chart to gather information about the short story form. My adult students really enjoy the assignment. Students investigate various "elements of the short story form" and use group discussion or the Internet to ga
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Short Story Analysis The Elevator  by William Sleator
The Elevator by William Sleator has great elements of setting, characterization, and point of view. Use these slides to work through the analysis of a short story. The high-interest story can easily be found when googled. These graphic organizers slides can be used for any level student from the low
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Short Story Analysis with Study Questions
The Landlord's Trunk by Charlene Tess Your students will read an original 11 page short story, The Landlord's Trunk, by Charlene Tess and then answer 10 questions about the characters, plot, theme, conflict and diction in the story. The story is about a young woman who gives up her own chance at ha
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"Everyday Use" Short Story Analysis Presentation
An overview presentation on the short story "Everyday Use" by Alice Walker. Includes background information on the author and historical background, and analysis of key literary elements.
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Appointment in Samarra - Short story analysis
This high interest story provides a quick and easy way to assess students' reading comprehension. Includes the one-paragraph short story and study questions that show different levels of understanding.
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The Destructors Short Story Analysis (Presentation)
An interactive, full class walk-through of Graham Greene's The Destructors and its postwar historical context. Contains post-lesson independent/group analysis questions.
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COMMON CORE / PARCC--Generic Short Story Analysis Questions, SUB
10 generic questions that will work for any short story or novel. I've used it with "Two Kinds," "Marigolds," "There Will Come Soft Rains," and other Ray Bradbury stories. This make a great SUB day plan--give kids a copy of the story you want them to read / annotate and have them complete the respo
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The Hill by Laura E. Richards - Short Story Analysis Questions
The easiest way to teach complicated concepts is to begin simply - even high-school kids love being read to. For this lesson, read "The Hill" by Laura E. Richards to your students (Google it - it's available). As you read or just after, have students answer the questions on the worksheet. Discuss. I
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Edgar Allan Poe Short Story Analysis Unit
This unit plan is developed using the Elements of Literature, Third Course © 2009 by Holt McDougal. It includes - a handout to take notes on different types of narration - a handout to take notes on different types of figurative language - a handout describing the Gothic genre - a plot diagram
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Independent Short Story Analysis
I use this assignment as an assessment at the end of a short story unit focusing on cultural perspective, characterization, conflict, and point of view. Through the process of differentiation, I assign students different stories to read ("The Scarlet Ibis", "Rules of the Game", and "The Sniper").
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Short Story Analysis and Presentation (DI)
Promote student choice, collaboration, and self-directed learning in this fun and painless short story analysis and presentation. In groups, students will choose from a variety of short stories (suggested titles and summaries provided) and work as a team to break them down and promote them to their
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Versatile Short Story Analysis Worksheet with Bonus Note-Taking Sheet
This work sheet can be used with any number of short stories. I use it to help my students see similar patterns in plot and structure among diverse stories. Once students recognize and codify these patterns, they are ready to create their own short stories. Short story assignment is available here.
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Short Story Analysis Worksheet
Students having issues analyzing short stories? This worksheet will go a long way to helping them start the process of analyzing and understanding a short story. I used this at the start of my unit on research paper writing to help them develop an understanding of the story they would use for their
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The Last Spin by Evan Hunter: Short Story Analysis
This is a gut-wrenching and timely anti-gang and anti-gun short story that middle school and high school students LOVE! Use these questions with Evan Hunter's "The Last Spin" to help your students sharpen their reading and higher-order thinking skills. The lesson includes: - 18 short answer or fil
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The Diamond as Big as the Ritz by F. Scott Fitzgerald: Short Story Analysis
This is a great short story to use alone or as a supplemental text with The Great Gatsby. Use these questions with F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Diamond as Big as the Ritz" to help your students sharpen their reading and higher-order thinking skills. The lesson includes: - 5 short answer questions th
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The Other Foot by Ray Bradbury: Short Story Analysis
This is an amazing short story to use as a supplemental text with class study/discussions of race and equity. Students LOVE this story and LOVE to discuss it. Use these questions with Ray Bradbury's "The Other Foot" to help your students sharpen their reading and higher-order thinking skills. The
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Short Story Analysis
Break down any short story by defining the exposition, conflict, rising actions, climax, falling actions, and resolution. This activity also requires students to find quotes that represent the setting and a character as well as describe the theme of the short story.
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Short Story Analysis
Break down any short story by defining the exposition, conflict, rising actions, climax, falling actions, and resolution. This activity also requires students to find quotes that represent the setting and a character as well as describe the theme of the short story.
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Once upon a Time by Nadine Gordimer: Short Story Analysis
This is a challenging short story for students with a diverse voice from South Africa. Use these questions with Nadine Gordimer's "Once upon a Time" to help your students sharpen their reading and higher-order thinking skills. The lesson includes: - 5 short answer questions that focus on reading c
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"Boys" Short Story Analysis and Extension Activity
Students will first read and annotate the short story "Boys" by Rick Moody. Then students are required to analyze plot structure and symbolism as well as look at the story from the perspective of girls. An annotation rubric and answer key are provided.
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Short Story Analysis Worksheet - From a View to a Kill by Ian Fleming
A worksheet to walk students through the elements of the story "From a View to a Kill" by Ian Fleming. Students will make inferences, discuss setting, characters, repetition within the story, symbols and metaphors, themes and learn to question the story.
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Americans Heading West: A Short Story Analysis
Explore the expansion of America through the short story, "I Will Fight No More Forever" by Chief Joseph and "Heading West" by Miriam Davis Colt.
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