Dystopian Short Story Unit MEGA-BUNDLE: CCSS Aligned!

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Students constantly RAVE about dystopian literature. Why not give them something to rave about in your classroom? This month-long unit contains engaging and relevant materials that will encourage student engagement and foster reflective thinking about life, society, and, yes, even that scary word - the FUTURE.

Materials Included:

1. A BONUS Unit Outline/Overview

2. "An Introduction to Dystopian Literature" PPT and Quiz, which features:
- A Fully Editable Format for the PPT presentation!
- A kick-off writing assignment
- Information on the background/history for the term "dystopian"
- Common genre characteristics of dystopian Literature
- Several classical examples with plot overviews (Fahrenheit 451, 1984, and Brave New World)
- Several new examples with plot overviews (The Darkest Minds, Matched, and Unwind)
- A Narrative Plot Summary Culminating Activity
- Detailed teacher notes throughout the presentation that provide:
* Extra information and examples
* Discussion opportunities for students to engage
* Possible discussion answers
- A multiple-choice quiz that accesses your students' comprehension of the lesson information (Answer Key Included)

3. "The Pedestrian" Short Story Activities, which include:
- Detailed Lesson Plans (CCSS Aligned)
- A Copy of the story
- Pre-reading Journal and Vocabulary Activities
- Close Reading for Mood, Theme, Purpose & Language Handout
- Analyzing Denotation and Connotation Worksheet
- “Save the Last Word for Me” Culminating Group Activity
- Multiple Choice quiz
- Detailed Answer Keys

4. "The Veldt" Short Story Activities, which include:
- Detailed Lesson Plans (CCSS Aligned)
- Pre-reading Probable Passage Activity
- During Reading Comprehension Questions
- After Reading Analysis Questions
- Analyzing Imagery and Figurative Language Activity
- Designing A Futuristic Technological Device Project
- Multiple-Choice Quiz
- Detailed Answer Keys

5. "The Rocket" Short Story Activities, which include:
- Detailed Lesson Plans (CCSS Aligned)
- A Copy of the Story
- Pre-reading Anticipation Guide
- Informational Text Pairing Activity
- Guided Reading Activity
- “Think Like A Writer” 2-Day Jigsaw Activity
- Multiple Choice and Matching Quiz
- Dystopian Short Story Planning Guide
- Dystopian Short Story Rubric
- Detailed Answer Keys

6. BONUS: A Final Short Story Quiz featuring another story by Ray Bradbury, "All Summer In A Day"
- Copy of the Story Provided
- Answer Key Provided

Together, the materials in this bundle will allow students to get in touch with their analytical and creative sides! If you are looking for a unit that incorporates CCSS standards and combines them with an innovative and engaging atmosphere, this is the perfect unit for you.




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The Pedestrian by Ray Bradbury: Close Reading and Analysis Unit

"An Introduction to Dystopian Literature PPT and Quiz"

"The Veldt" by Ray Bradbury Close Reading and Analysis Unit"


"The Rocket" by Ray Bradbury Close Reading and Analysis Unit










Keywords: Ray Bradbury, author study, short story unit, dystopian literature, close reading activities, analysis activities, figurative language, mood, theme, author's purpose, narrative writing, creative writing, theme, The Pedestrian, The Veldt, The Rocket, All Summer In A Day
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1 Month

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Dystopian Short Story Unit MEGA-BUNDLE: CCSS Aligned!
Dystopian Short Story Unit MEGA-BUNDLE: CCSS Aligned!
Dystopian Short Story Unit MEGA-BUNDLE: CCSS Aligned!
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