One Pager Reading Comprehension | One-Pager Project Short Story

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Chomping at the Lit
Grade Levels
6th - 12th, Homeschool
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12 pages
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This was an awesome assignment to jazz up the end of our short story exercises. Students enjoyed the opportunity to be creative and we ended up with nice papers to display in the hall.
Different curricular outcomes b/c I'm in Canada. This resource was great. Low prep. Kids enjoyed doing this and did a great job on it.
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Have your students share their understanding of any short story by imaginatively blending their written ideas with colorful images from the text with a one-pager reading comprehension project. Students' artwork make for unique and creative analyses of the literature and also make great bulletin boards!

Included in this purchase is:

  • Student directions for the one pager project (PDF Ready to Print)
  • Rubric for the one pager project (PDF Ready to Print)
  • 2 Example one pagers (One based on the short story: Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keys and one example based on The Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe)
  • 11 BLANK TEMPLATES (printable -- optional)
  • EDITABLE Word Document in case you would like to modify the directions or rubric.

Students are encouraged to include several of these literary elements into their final project: theme, main idea, point of view, foreshadowing, symbolism, conflict, flashback, mood, tone, irony, characterization, or imagery.

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Total Pages
12 pages
Answer Key
Does not apply
Teaching Duration
3 days
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
Analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of a text.
Assess how point of view or purpose shapes the content and style of a text.
Integrate and evaluate content presented in diverse media and formats, including visually and quantitatively, as well as in words.
Read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently.


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