This product features pre-reading, during-reading, and post-reading activities for the short story "Stray" by Cynthia Rylant. The file includes the "Stray" complete materials in PACKET-ready form, the "Stray" complete materials in INTERACTIVE or FLIPBOOK-ready form with foldables, and the complete teacher answer key.
This story is great for teaching narratives, short stories, fiction pieces, close-reading strategies, characterization, and more.
You can choose how much you use!
Items Included in this Resource:
-Prior knowledge and experiences
-Summary and Questioning
-Characters list (and character traits)
-Antagonist Vs. Protagonist
-In-depth question on development of antagonist in story
-Plot: beginning, middle, and end
-Plot: plot diagram (with teacher key)
-Plot reflection question (What if…?)
-Point of View (Doris Vs. Mr. Lacey)
-Analyzing visuals (picture and cartoon with higher order thinking analysis questions)
-Vocabulary context clues
-Conflict and types found in story (covers Man vs. Man, Man vs. Self, and Man vs. Nature)
-Final reflection question (focus on evidence and citing where it came from in the story)
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