Charles by Shirley Jackson Short Story Lesson & Unit of Study

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4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
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“Charles” by Shirley Jackson is the perfect story to launch or add to a Short Story Unit. Its “just-right” length and relative simplicity makes it a great mentor text for teaching and/or reviewing the parts of a story. “Charles” is an engaging and humorous story to which any student can relate.

This bundle includes a variety of activities reflecting attention to Bloom’s taxonomy for deep and meaningful processing.

Organizers and activities designed to foster close reading.

* 55 + pages of materials!

What's Included:

►PowerPoint Lesson: Parts of a Story – 10 Slides
► Writing Prompt Collection on PowerPoint – 10 Prompts
► Information for the Teacher
- Including Ideas, suggestions, and options for extending or deepening this unity of study
►Before You Read Packet – 4 pages
- Author Biography Reading & Corresponding Questions
- Making Predictions Activity
►As You Read Packet
- Active Reading highlighting activity
- Questions and Impressions
► After You Read Packet – 4 pages
- Active Reading highlighting activity
- Explanatory Writing Prompt
- Reading Comprehension & Review Questions
► Vocabulary Study Packet – 2 pages
► Elements of Story Packet – 2 pages
► Setting Packet – 4 pages
► Character Packet – 4 pages
► Theme Packet – 2 pages
► Creative Writing Activities – 7 pages
- Add-A-Scene Application Activity
- Alternate Point of View Activity
- Acrostic Poem
► Answer Key

Often aligned to the Common Core.

These products complement or enhance this unit of study:

Author's or Writer's Craft Introductory Unit

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Idiom Study: It's a Mystery


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"Charles" by Shirley Jackson Short Story Bundle is created by Lauren Colletti
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Charles by Shirley Jackson Short Story Lesson & Unit of Study
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Charles by Shirley Jackson Short Story Lesson & Unit of Study
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