This packet has a reading and writing activity to accompany Rod Serling's "The Monsters are Due on Maple Street."
A predict-o-gram can be used before and after reading. Students are given a list of vocabulary words to sort into several categories (characters, conflict, plot, etc).
The writing packet is to be completed after the students have read the play. It is differentiated for different writing groups. It should be done after a mini-lesson on organization and/or style.
The organization lesson allows students to complete a graphic organizer and write a response about the story. The rubric includes skills in organization such as topic and conclusion sentences and transitions.
The style lesson includes both graphic organizer and writing prompt. There are two prompts which can be given to an average group and a higher level group.