Marigolds by Eugenia W. Collier: Quiz, Mentor Sentences, Writing

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This file includes activities, mentor sentences, and a quiz for the short story "Marigolds." These activities will assess comprehension, give students writing practice, and encourage analytical thinking.

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→A complete lesson plan - includes standards, discussion notes, pre-reading and post-reading topics, as well as literary devices to highlight during the story discussions.

→ A writing assignment - gives students five topics. They must narrow those topics down to a specific topic, and then write a topic sentence. Ask students to write an objective summary to check comprehension. Possible sentences included.

→ Mentor sentences - fifteen mentor sentences for identifying gerunds, infinitives, and participles. Suggestions for use included.

→ Figurative language task card activity - 28 task cards with quotes from the short story that are examples of common literary terms, such as theme, characterization, simile, metaphor, etc. Students are asked to identify the literary term and draw conclusions.

→ Quiz - check for comprehension with this ten multiple-choice questions quiz.

I usually spend about three days teaching "Marigolds." My lesson plan includes ideas for differentiating, as well as extension activities. None of the activities depend upon each other - use one or more pieces easily.

These activities and lesson plans for "Marigolds" are both in editable and not-editable formats. Answer key included for all.

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27 pages
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Teaching Duration
3 days
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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Explain the function of verbals (gerunds, participles, infinitives) in general and their function in particular sentences.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts.
Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to the characters, setting, and plot; provide an objective summary of the text.
Analyze how particular elements of a story or drama interact (e.g., how setting shapes the characters or plot).
Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text; provide an objective summary of the text.

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