PDF (Acrobat) Document File
Be sure that you have an application to open this file type before downloading and/or purchasing.
DANIEL KEYES' SHORT STORY "FLOWERS FOR ALGERNON" IS MADE INTERACTIVE AND COLLABORATIVE IN THIS UNIQUE BUNDLE. With this bundle, you will get a 76 page unit plan and 25 minute escape room to complete over a 4-6 time period at 25% savings when you buy them together.
FLOWERS FOR ALGERNON UNIT PLAN: Explore the elements of literature and figurative language in Daniel Keyes' classic short story. This 4-6 week unit will guide students through understanding of characters, point of view, theme, parallel episodes, symbolism, allusions, objective and subjective summary, and much more.
This resources is complete with the following:
The final Symbolic Map Project will ask students to demonstrate their knowledge of how theme, symbolism, plot sequence, and characters connect and aligns directly with the Novel Notes completed throughout reading "Flowers."
FLOWERS FOR ALGERNON ESCAPE ROOM: DIGITAL OR HANDS ON EXPLORATION OF METAPHORS AND SIMILES IN DANIEL KEYES' SHORT STORY "FLOWERS FOR ALGERNON." Students will work through four locks in this to escape the metaphor maze in a 25 minute time period. This escape room will not only review some key concepts in the short story, but also ask students to identify and analyze the author's use of simile and metaphor within the text.
This escape room is common core aligned, student friendly, and requires minimal teacher preparation. Just give the students the URL and let the fun begin or print out the four parts (one page each) for each group. Complete with teacher tips, a student lock handout, and "I escaped" certificate.
This resource includes:
Part 1: Identify the comparisons made in 4 metaphors/similes from "Flowers..."
Part 2: Unscramble the word connected to the metaphors/similes.
Part 3: Analyze Daniel Keyes' reasoning behind metaphors about locks & doors.
Part 4: Watch clips of "Flowers for Algernon" & connect them with metaphors/similes from in the text.
This resource requires use of YouTube and Google forms, but additional links are provided at the bottom of each page to troubleshoot situations with wireless connectivity. You can share the link with students through Google Classroom or just give students the direct URL to type in. There is also a print version where students will only need minimal access to the Internet for the locks page and video in Part 4 (this can be done with cell phones.)
The escape room has been tested on Mac, PC, and Google ChromeBook. Please check your District's firewall for use of YouTube and Google forms prior to purchasing this product.