Herman Wouk Is Still Alive by Stephen King Assignment

Herman Wouk Is Still Alive by Stephen King Assignment
Herman Wouk Is Still Alive by Stephen King Assignment
Herman Wouk Is Still Alive by Stephen King Assignment
Herman Wouk Is Still Alive by Stephen King Assignment
Herman Wouk Is Still Alive by Stephen King Assignment
Herman Wouk Is Still Alive by Stephen King Assignment
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“Herman Wouk Is Still Alive" is a short story by the American author Stephen King. It was collected in King's short fiction collection The Bazaar of Bad Dreams in 2015.

Old friends Brenda and Jasmine, along with their seven children between them, set off on a road trip in a rented Chevy Express after Brenda wins $2,700 on the Pick-3 lottery. Meanwhile, Phil and Pauline, two aging poets and former lovers, are on their way to a poetry festival at the University of Maine. They stop at a rest area to have lunch together. Soon, their lives will come crashing together in an unforeseen way.

This is teaching materials for a short story that would be considered untraditional. The assessments included vocabulary acquisition, critical thinking questions, and recall or comprehension questions on one sheet. These questions come in the forms of a mixture of matching, short answer, and multiple-choice. By completing this sheet the student will demonstrate an understanding of the material on multiple levels.


The other assessment is a creative art sheet. The creative art sheet asks the student to use the details from the story and their own knowledge, experiences, and imagination to synthesize a totally new work, this is a picture that is a visual representation that recreates of a scene, character or maybe the student's use or view of an aspect of the story. Along with this picture the student will explain their work with a short explanation.



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1 Short story worksheet
1 Creative Art Sheet
1 Answer Key


NOTE: I have decided to include the Word Documents that the PDFs are created from so that if you would like to customize the unit for your classroom you can. However, I have used formatting and custom fonts that are not standard with many versions of Microsoft office. This may mean that opening them with a different version of office or without the same fonts installed will throw the formatting off. If so it may take some work to adapt them in your class. I am including them as an extra and would ask that I am not rated on the usability of the Word Docs. Since they are not the finished product, but an extra.
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