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This resource features a comprehensive literature guide for the study of Roald Dahl's ironic tale of the most devoted of housewives, "Lamb to the Slaughter." The numerous activities provide an excellent basis for comprehension and vocabulary acquisition for the short story and encourages students to think critically about literary elements, theme, and a great emphasis on irony. A Snap Chat activity will encourage your students to bring the story to modern day and a formal open response question is included to ensure deep thinking and close reading of the text. A full answer key is provided for all activities. The wide range of activities in this literature guide will keep your students engaged and help them to gain a deep understanding of this cheeky tale.
- Attractive student cover page
- Anticipation guide and lesson plan
- Vocabulary worksheet
- Comprehension questions
- Literary elements chart
- Plot Diagram Scramble Activity
- Snap Chat worksheet
- Irony handout
- Open Response Question: Irony
- Complete teacher's key
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Lamb to the Slaughter
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