This resource contains 3 essay samples. The content is sensitive in nature:
1. Do You Believe in Miracles - a girl with cancer
2. In a Moment - an intruder, an accident, character dying
3. The Raging Storm - captain and crew die, wife and kids perish in fire
Includes figurative language, cliff hangers, sensory details
You get the editable PowerPoint presentation so you can make changes to suit your needs. If you are satisfied as is, you can simply print for your students and reclaim your social life.
*** These essays are also available as close reading passages with game boards and other activities found here Close Reading Passages and Activties