This short story unit created by Contextual Classroom for 6th Grade students features 5 engaging stories selected with student interests in mind! Each story focuses on a different literary element.
The following stories are included in this 51-slide unit:
(1) Plot: Aaron's Gift by Myron Levy
(2) Setting : The Fun They Had by Issac Asimov
(3) Character: The Southpaw by Judith Viorst
(4) Conflict: Thunder Butte by Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve
(5) Theme: Greyling by Jane Yolen
Each story contains a title slide with a link to where the story may be found online. Each short story in the unit has slides that include story previews, literary definitions, suggested reading activities, discussion questions, and wrap-up activities.
This unit was designed to engage students of varying ability levels with high quality images, embedded videos, and entertaining and thought-provoking questions and activities that will help the stories come alive.
Each individual story presentation can be purchased through Contextual Classroom's store.
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