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Reading the Entrails : A Rondel by Neil Gaiman Assignment

Grade Levels
8th - 12th, Homeschool
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5 pages
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Smoke and Mirrors: Short Fictions and Illusions is a collection of short stories and poems by Neil Gaiman. It was first published in the United States in 1998, and in the United Kingdom in 1999.

Reading the Entrails - A Rondel about the pleasures and perils of fortune-telling (Wikipedia)


This is teaching materials for a poem 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 Poem worksheet
1 Creative Art Sheet
Answer Key


Link to the Poem:
https://astripedarmchair.wordpress.com/2007/08/02/reading-the-entrails-by-neil-gaiman/

NOTE: I have decided to include the Word Documents that the PDFs are created from so that if you would like to customize the unit for your classroom you can. However, I have used formatting and custom fonts that are not standard with many versions of Microsoft office. This may mean that opening them with a different version of office or without the same fonts installed will throw the formatting off. If so it may take some work to adapt them in your class. I am including them as an extra and would ask that I am not rated on the usability of the Word Docs. Since they are not the finished product, but an extra.
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5 pages
Answer Key
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