This 3 page, directed reading, open book assignment for Roald Dahl's "Lamb to the Slaughter" follows the short story in chronological order. Students read for detail while completing the synopsis. There is also a short introduction paragraph, a section identifying the main characters, and the final section identifying and explaining the themes of the story. This worksheet can be given as homework or as an in class assignment. Correcting it as a class or in groups provides a very good review of the plot and min ideas. A completed answer KEY is provided.