Charles by Shirley Jackson Short Story Unit Common Core Literature

Charles by Shirley Jackson Short Story Unit Common Core Literature
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[[Short Story Series]]
Charles by Shirley Jackson
Grades 6-12

Product Overview/Preface:

This product contains over 80+ pages of well thought-out, sophisticated, and effective mini-lessons, focus cards, and graphic organizers to teach Shirley Jackson’s classic short story “Charles”.

My activities are meant for both reinforcement and rigorous instruction in the analysis, synthesis, and evaluation of rigorous texts. You can easily guide students in scaffolding their knowledge and building a strong foundation in high order thinking processes. Approach the text like you have never done before!

Take your students step-by-step or let them chose the materials they are more comfortable working with. This product covers the gamut of literary elements and skills including: genre, vocabulary, characterization, setting, plot, conflict, symbolism, figurative language, dualisms, and universal theme.

Product Includes:

< 3 Literary Element Vocabulary Lists
<10+ Literary Element Mini-Lesson Handouts
< 1 Shirley Jackson Author Card
< 1 Advanced Final Exam & 1 Quiz + Ans. Key
< 1 Interactive Notebook Foldable
< Vocabulary Activities
< Link to the Full Text of the Short Story
< 2 Ornate Writing Templates,
< 2 Cornell Notes Templates
< 8 In-depth Evaluative Response Activities
< 7 Universal GOs for use with Any Story!
< 1 Customizable Literary Element GO
<1 Bloom’s Taxonomy Descriptors
< 2 High Order Thinking Question Stimulators
< 5 2,3pt Rubric Ques. Response Templates
< 4 Week & 6 Week Calendar
< 2 Literature Progress Report Forms
< 3 Lesson Planning Templates
< Link to Short Story Pinterest Board

Perfect for:
< Direct instruction
< Pre-Writing for Responses to Literature & Essays
< Alternative Book Reviews, Reports, and End Projects
< Bulletin Board Displays
< Assessments and Quizzes
< Guided, Independent, Literature Circles, and Book Club Activities

Please feel free to ask any questions—I will definitely respond to all inquiries in a timely fashion.

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Hopefully my products will help strengthen your lessons, help your students learn, and make your life easier. Thank you and enjoy! – J.D. Whitaker

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