This is a simple, yet effective way of assessing reading comprehension and hitting multiple literary reading standards along the way. This assignment is a generic template that can work with ANY short story.
Do you prefer to stray away from simple recall type of questions? This task asks students to identify and analyze setting, conflict, plot, point of view, mood, and theme. These are higher level thinking questions that will require your students to dig deeper in the text.
Do you need emergency sub plans? Just leave a short story assignment and copies of this! This is a great way to review previously discussed skills.
This makes for simple group work or a class discussion starter. Just display the PDF onto your Promethean or Smart board and fill in the blanks together!