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My Pretty Pony by Stephen King Assignment

My Pretty Pony by Stephen King Assignment
My Pretty Pony by Stephen King Assignment
My Pretty Pony by Stephen King Assignment
My Pretty Pony by Stephen King Assignment
My Pretty Pony by Stephen King Assignment
My Pretty Pony by Stephen King Assignment
Product Description

“My Pretty Pony” is a short story written by author Stephen King and revised for the 1993 short story collection Nightmares & Dreamscapes.

An elderly man, his death rapidly approaching, takes his young grandson up onto a hill behind his house and gives the boy his pocket watch. Then, standing among falling apple blossoms, the man also "gives instruction" on the nature of time: how when you grow up, it begins to move faster and faster, slipping away from you in great chunks if you don't hold tightly onto it. Time is a pretty pony, with a wicked heart.

This is teaching materials for a short story that would be considered untraditional. The assessments included vocabulary acquisition, critical thinking questions, and recall or comprehension questions on one sheet. These questions come in the forms of a mixture of matching, short answer, and multiple-choice. By completing this sheet the student will demonstrate an understanding of the material on multiple levels.

The other assessment is a creative art sheet. The creative art sheet asks the student to use the details from the story and their own knowledge, experiences, and imagination to synthesize a totally new work, this is a picture that is a visual representation that recreates of a scene, character or maybe the student's use or view of an aspect of the story. Along with this picture the student will explain their work with a short explanation.


The materials provided
1 Short story worksheet
1 Creative Art Sheet
1 Answer Key
Total Pages
5 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
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