This fun lesson on Mark Twain's "A Ghost Story" is a great activity for around Halloween or any time. It is flexible, so can fit into your time frame--it can take one or two days or, if you do the suggested writing extension, closer to a week or more.
Included in this product:
-Full text of the story
-Suggestions for teaching and extension activities
-A worksheet addressing story details, suspense and humor in the story, and students' opinions of the story (no answer key provided for this one as students answers will vary)
-A worksheet on irony and answer key
-Vocabulary words and activity
All portions of this product are in PDF format.
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Also available in a great Halloween Bundle:
Halloween Bundle for Middle and High School Literature or English
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Want another great spooky story by a classic author? Check out my lesson on O. Henry's "A Furnished Room"!
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