42 page EDITABLE unit on the short story! This unit focuses on LITERARY DEVICES, SKILLS APPLICATION, and LITERARY ANALYSIS. Unit includes reading guide questions, literary analysis activities, and AP style tests and essays. Includes a sample essay. Included are test spreadsheets, so tests can be uploaded to the free electronic program Socrative.com
* 19 READING/ANALYSIS SHORT ANSWER QUESTIONS (based on Bloom's cognitive levels)
* 17 READING/LITERARY ANALYSIS MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS
* 6 FOCUSED ACTIVITIES (Individual or group work)
* 1 READER RESPONSE ESSAY QUESTION
* 1 FIVE-PARAGRAPH ESSAY PROMPT
* 1 AP STYLE PROMPT
* 2 AP STYLE PASSAGE TESTS (30 QUESTIONS) (analysis/application of skills)
* EXAMPLE LITERARY ANALYSIS ON SHORT STORY
Editable Microsoft Word document files are included. Edit the materials to meet your needs. The Word files are version 2003 .docx files. Includes PDF files of all the materials as well.
EXCEL files of all quizzes included for easy upload to Socrative.com Electronic Quiz program.
DETAILED ANSWER KEYS: All questions, including short answer and essay analysis have detailed answer keys
STUDENT SAMPLE ESSAY ANALYSIS: could be used as a model essay to help students revise their own essays
HANDOUTS: designed to accommodate group work, independent study, and class discussions
OBJECTIVES: variety of prewritten objectives to choose from in order to cover all teaching styles and methods
ACTIVITY GUIDE QUESTIONS: includes these categories: Comprehension, Application, Analysis/Synthesis, Universal Theme, Reader-Response and Across the Curriculum/Subject Connection (based on Bloom’s cognitive levels) The Reader-Response questions could be used for timed and journal writing.
FOCUSED ACTIVITIES: can be used with the Activity Guide questions or as separate assignments. These focused activities are an extension of the questions used in the Activity Guide handouts for skills reinforcement.
TESTS: different levels of tests. The multiple-choice tests assess both comprehension and application of basic skills. The passage tests have the same format and question design as the Advanced Placement Literature and Language tests.
Reader-Response paragraph writing assignments
Five-Paragraph Formula essay prompt-gives suggestions for the organization of each body paragraph in connection with a given theme
Advanced Placement style essay prompts-designed with the same structure as the Advanced Placement essay prompts on the AP tests.
TABLE OF CONTENTS:
SHORT STORY ESSENTIALS
Key Devices: anachronism, allusion, characterization, diction, imagery, personification, point of view, metaphor, satire, simile, theme
ACTIVITY GUIDE QUESTIONS
Activity Guide Questions
Activity Guide Questions Answer Keys
Anticipatory Activity with Kahoot
Figurative Language: “Picture Making” Phrases
Song Connection: “Bird Set Free” by Sia
Characterization: Harrison Bergeron
Focused Activities Answer Keys
Plot and Analysis Multiple Choice Test
Passages with Multiple-Choice Questions (Advanced Placement format)
Article Analysis with Multiple-Choice Questions: “When Every Child is Good Enough” (Advanced Placement format)
Test Items Answer Keys
5-Paragraph Formula Essay: Allusions and Theme Prompt
Advanced Placement Essay Style Prompts
Example Advanced Placement Style Student Essay
Advanced Placement Style Essay Evaluation Rubric