This short story unit allows students to practice active reading strategies and literary analysis while reading the enjoyable story "Charles" by Shirley Jackson. The unit includes the text of the story with questions written along the margins to increase student comprehension as they read. There are graphic organizers for foreshadowing, drawing conclusions, and characterization. The unit includes grammar connection worksheets and a writing assignment as well.
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