Gift of the Magi Short Story Unit - Questions and Activities - O. Henry

Gift of the Magi Short Story Unit - Questions and Activities - O. Henry
Gift of the Magi Short Story Unit - Questions and Activities - O. Henry
Gift of the Magi Short Story Unit - Questions and Activities - O. Henry
Gift of the Magi Short Story Unit - Questions and Activities - O. Henry
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The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry: Short Story Unit with Questions, Vocabulary, and Activities!

This The Gift of the Magi Short Story Unit contains all of the resources you need to teach a unit on “The Gift of the Magi” by O. Henry. Detailed comprehension questions, teacher friendly answer keys, vocabulary words, graphic organizers, story element analysis, creative writing and essay activities, and foldables are all included. All activities are classroom tested and include creative handouts templates, and detailed instructions. Very little teacher prep is needed – simply print and teach!

This creative and engaging package includes the following:

Vocabulary Words: A complete set of vocabulary words to go along with the story. Students use their dictionaries to look up the words, and record their findings on the table provided.

Comprehension Questions: A complete set of comprehension questions to go along with the story.

Comprehension Question Answer Key: A detailed answer key for the comprehension questions is included.

Final Essay Assignment: Essay question and planning template included!

Character Descriptions: Students choose a character from the story and use the provided space to illustrate and describe them. A great way for students to practice pulling details from text.

Important Events: Students use the space provided on this handout to describe and illustrate key events from the story. A great review activity!

Conflict Information Sheet: A page of information describing different types of conflict

Conflict Foldable: Students create a foldable describing the different types of conflict. This is an excellent hands on activity that makes a great study tool! Template included!

Conflict in "The Gift of the Magi": Students use this sheet to illustrate and describe the main type of conflict in the story.

"The Gift of the Magi" Quote Discussion: Students use the space provided to respond to an important quote from the novel.

"The Gift of the Magi" Creative Writing: New Ending: Students imagine they have been hired by O. Henry to write a new ending to the story. Students use the handout to draft their ideas.

"The Gift of the Magi" Creative Writing: Best Christmas Gift Ever - Students use the provided space to reflect and write about the best Christmas gift they have ever received.

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