This is a complete lesson for the short story "After 20 Years" by O. Henry. No prep!
This product includes:
---Lesson Plan in EATS format including an activating strategy, teaching strategies, and more. The focus includes uncovering the theme
---Three printable worksheets, which include comprehension questions, exit ticket, and more…
---Powerpoint, which includes Essential Questions, PALS reading strategy, Essential Question Sample Answer, and more…
-- Bonus Freebie PowerPoint of O. Henry. (20 slides of Biographical information)
--- a thank you freebie
Included for Differentiation: A Writing Assignment (this is not an in-depth writing assignment, just a suggested culminating activity that is aligned with the Writing Common Core Standards
This lesson is Common Core aligned to :
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.6.1 Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text; provide an objective summary of the text.
Grades 6,7, 8 Context Clues
Thanks so much!