ALL SUMMER IN A DAY BY RAY BRADBURY SHORT STORY PRESENTATION & ACTIVITIES

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7th - 10th, Homeschool
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35 Slides / 29 Pages
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Introduce students to "All Summer in a Day" by Ray Bradbury with these ready-to-use short story resources.

Included in your purchase:

  • A 35 slide PowerPoint presentation that walks you through the lesson (author biography, discussion, analysis notes, and much more).

  • Basic reading comprehension quiz to check student understanding

  • Fun and engaging simile and metaphor sorting game/puzzle with a mystery code word students have to uncover.

  • Vocabulary in context practice assignment.

  • Poetry writing assignment (antonym diamante and quatrain)
  • Margo characterization assignment (requires students to find text evidence and make inferences)
  • Setting and mood graphic organizer. Students find examples of descriptions of the setting, illustrate it, and explain how it impacts the mood of the story.

  • Post cards from Venus activity where students write two postcards from Margo to her friends back home on Earth.

  • Guided analysis activity where students use prompts in the presentation to work together as a group to analyze literary elements.

  • Margot’s Medical Evaluation assignment where students read a non-fiction article and consider if Margo is suffering from seasonal affective disorder.

  • Final creative project where students create a brochure or information sheet that persuades the people of Earth to move to Venus. Ethos, Pathos, and Logos information sheet is included.

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35 Slides / 29 Pages
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Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases by using context clues, analyzing meaningful word parts, and consulting general and specialized reference materials, as appropriate.
Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.
Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.

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