Your ELL and/or Special Ed. students will be able to compare and contrast, discuss literary elements such as irony, improve vocabulary and their knowledge of two American holidays -Thanksgiving and Christmas after having read five famous American short stories by O.Henry AKA William Sydney Porter.
This file includes ten items left in Power point and/or word for you to edit freely to meet the needs of your beginner to low intermediate ELLs. In addition to the items linked below I have included a six page bonus file worksheet for students to complete while reading New York Stories: Soapy's Choice, A Walk in Amnesia, Tildy's Moment and The Christmas Presents (AKA The Gift of the Magi)
Please note that onlyTwo Thanksgiving Day Gentlemen
has an audio text. Students will need their own printed version of these short stories - preferably abridged.
See links below for full descriptions and previews for each product included in this bundle:
A Walk in Amnesia
The Christmas Presents AKA The Gift of the Magi
Two Thanksgiving Day Gentlemen Short Story
Two Thanksgiving Day Gentlemen Video
Two Thanksgiving Day Gentlemen Worksheet
O.Henry Critical Lens
O.Henry Exam for ELLs