Complete your Gift of the Magi reading unit with this creative writing project. Students will develop a modern version of the Gift of the Magi plot line through guided prewriting and develop writing with the support of a provided rubric. Using character development and brainstorming strategies, stud
If you just finished reading "The Gift of the Magi" by O. Henry and you're looking for a creative project to assess student comprehension, download this resource! Use this Children's Book Project to allow students to adapt "The Gift of the Magi" for a children's audience. Your students will love com
This is an activity menu that gives students six different options for mini-projects to complete after reading "The Gift of the Magi" by O. Henry.All of the options can be completed independently. The options include:- creating a character map of Della- comparing and contrasting with a similar story
Included in Gift of the Magi-teacher and student pages-vocabulary -pre-reading activities-questions -projects-quiz-answer key -synopsis -suggestions for teacher useThis readers’ theater adaptation of “Gift of the Magi” adheres wholly to the plot, setting, characterization, and themes of the original
Use this adapted reading comprehension version of the “The Gift of the Magi” with older elementary, middle school, or Low Intermediate to Advanced Level ESL students of all ages. This is a full unit of activities which will engage learners in vocabulary, character analysis, reading comprehension,
In this teaching bundle, you will be provided with all the resources that you need to offer an alternative assessment for your short story unit or a reading analysis activity for your students using a great motivating tool – technology! This teaching bundle includes all of the materials, grading rub
Do you need an interactive, student-centered service learning project that will encourage middle and high school students to turn their excitement for Christmas break into a creative endeavor based on O. Henry's "The Gift of the Magi"? This unit is full of highly engaging student discussions perfect
These activities are based on the short story "The Gift of the Magi" by O. Henry. There are comprehension/discussion questions for the students as a class, literature circle, or individual to answer, as well as a focus on the elements of literature and vocabulary. There is a graphic organizer for th
Teach the short story "The Gift of the Magi" by O. Henry using this engaging bundle of resources! Students will learn all about "The Gift of the Magi" with the Short Story Activities. Then, assess student knowledge in multiple ways using the self-grading Google Forms Quiz and Children's Book Project
In this teaching packet, you will be provided with all the resources that you need to offer an alternative assessment or activity for your students using a great motivating tool – technology!
Students will love to showcase their knowledge of a short story by creating a dynamic, interactive flipbook
The Gift of the Magi is a heartwarming story of a young married couple who each sell his or her most prized possession to have money to buy a gift for his or her spouse. It makes a wonderful mini-unit to teach during the Christmas season.What Level is the Story Unit?Not only is the message a good on
This essay for O. Henry's short story, "The Gift of the Magi" is aligned with the common core standards and includes ESL differentiation. This essay asks students to analyze how the theme of the story emerges, how it is refined, and how it is fully developed by the end of the novel.
This essay is C
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This product contains over 10 pages of well thought-out, sophisticated, and effective graphic organizers to help teach and support a unit study of O’Henry’s classic Short Story “The Gift of the M
This product contains a variety of activities for the short story “The Gift of the Magi” by O. Henry. The items included in this product are listed in detail below.***Prereading***-Secret Santa: This is a handout with instructions for a Secret Santa gift exchange for students to complete as a prerea
Are your students tired of those boring worksheet questions and activities that are usually completed when reading a short story? This short story task card resource centers around "The Gift of the Magi" and is easy to implement for in-person and distance learning instruction. These DIGITAL task Ca
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1. Reading: Use this Activity in connection with The Gift of the Magi
After teaching my students the basic elements of a short story, they read different short stories in small groups or pairs and do a presentation on their story. I show them an example presentation based on "The Gift of the Magi," which we previously read.
Their presentation must include: the 5
'Twas the week before Christmas breakand all through the schoolthe children were antsyso what could a teacher do? "The Gift of the Magi" is a classic Christmas tale that is a fun read before going on break. This project will take students about 90 minutes and is formatted as a holiday meal menu; st
This product helps teach conflict and reinforce suspense techniques used in MDG, as well as other suspense stories like "The Sniper", "Gift of the Magi," etc.
It includes two worksheets (a pre-reading conflict worksheet, and an interactive reading guide for MDG) as well as a detailed MDG Board Gam
The AOK Project can be paired with any literature that teaches a lesson about generosity or empathy for others.
The project consists of a project board for students that provides examples of acts of kindness. Upon completing of the AOKs, students write a reflection on the process of giving. An a
Use this project when teaching "The Lady or the Tiger" and "The Gift of the Magi" on a unit on irony and ambiguity. Choices are to create a crossword puzzle, a book cover or a short story with an ironic ending.
If your short story unit is focused on, The Necklace, The Gift of the Magi, and The Most Dangerous Game, then this is for you! Bundle includes a worksheet to focus on Characterization in 'The Gift of the Magi', a worksheet for Irony in 'The Necklace', a group project to focus on a short story of cho
This 8-page packet for Gift of the Magi includes pre-reading questions and vocabulary, post-reading questions, a creative writing assignment that can be modified for any class, and an optional service learning project for any grade level.
This PPT and printable article combo is a multi-class period bundle to be used at the end of a reading of the classic O. Henry story, The Gift of the Magi. Students will learn about Blues music and listen to samples (links included in the PPT). They will read an article about Blues music, including