This two page activity can be used with any of my read aloud plays from the classic short story series including The Birth-mark, A Retrieved Reformation, Cyclops, The Monkey's Paw, and others. Use it for written response or as discussion starters. It addresses literary devices such as protagonist, mood, symbolism, and more. And it's FREE.
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