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Amigo Brothers Short Story Lesson

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Grade Levels
6th - 8th
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30 pages
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Description

Amigo Brothers Short Story | PDF & Digital Formats: This short story lesson on "Amigo Brothers" by Piri Thomas focuses on literary elements of plot, character, setting, theme, and conflict as well as these literary devices: similes, metaphors, symbols and foreshadowing. Use this lesson to introduce or review literary elements and literary devices with your students.

  • This resource contains individual PDFs of student pages to assist with online learning i.e. Google Classroom™. The unit also comes with Google Slides™ versions of the included graphic organizers for 1:1 technology schools.

Lesson Includes

  • Comprehension Questions + Answer Key
  • Literary Elements and Devices Graphic Organizer + Answer Key
  • Standards-based Assessment
  • Points-based Assessment
  • Individual PDFs of student pages for uploading to Google Classroom or other online learning portals
  • Google Slides graphic organizers for 1:1 schools

Teacher Feedback

  1. “This lesson was a great guide for modelling a story using the elements of fiction.”
  2. “Great resource!”
  3. “Great resource! I plan on using it at the start of the school year to review certain skills before diving into the regular curriculum.”

Notes:

Due to copyright, PDFs of the short story are not included. This lesson is included in the Short Story Unit Middle School Bundle 1.

Related Products

Short Story Unit Middle School Bundle 1

Short Story Unit Middle School Bundle 2

Short Story Choice Board Assignment

Total Pages
30 pages
Answer Key
Included with rubric
Teaching Duration
N/A
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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
Read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently.
Analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of a text.
Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
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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