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SHORT STORY - 16 activities to use with ANY story

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What is included (list of the activities, templates and stories):

1. Words in the story
•the template for the students to note down the differences and similarities between their stories and original story
•the template to write out the key words of the story
•activity applied on the story: The Ransom of Red Chief (O. Henry)

2. That’s not right
•the template to note down mistakes and their correction
•activity applied on the story: A Day’s wait (E. Hemingway)

3. Story whispers
•the template for the sentences from the story
•the template in which the students can glue the strips in the correct order
•activity applied on the story: The Green Door (O. Henry)

4. Story stepping stones
•the template in which the students can write the events from the story
•plot pyramid

5. Picture the story
•the template in which the students can write their predictions about what will happen in the story and compare it with what has actually happened
•activity applied on the story: pictures that depict a moment from The Gift of the Magi (O. Henry) and from Thank you, ma’am (L. Hughes)

6. Jigsaw reading
•the template in which the students can write the ending of the story they created and compare it with the actual ending
•activity applied on the story: The Interlopers (Saki)

7. Making a trailer
•a movie trailer checklist

8. Make me a story
•the template in which names of the characters and the lines from the story can be written
•the template for the students in which they can write their story
•activity applied on the story: The Open Window (Saki)

9. Story from the wordle
•activity applied on the story: To Build a Fire (J. London)


10. Character sketches
•the template in which the students can write character’s traits and match the characters with the correct lines from the story

11. Mini-sagas
•the template that contains rules for writing mini-sagas and it has a space for the students to write their mini-sagas – there are fifty small lines on which the students can write (one word on each line) – it allows them to keep the count of the words.

12. Have the last word
•the template for the students in which they can write their notes

13. Domino
•the template in a domino shape for questions and answers
•activity applied on the story: Monkey’s Paw (W.W. Jacobs)

14. Mixing two stories
•the template for the sentences from the story (the same one from the activity Story whispers is used)
•activity applied on the story: All Summer in a Day (R. Bradbury) and A Sound of Thunder (R. Bradbury)

15. Story bluff
•the template in which the students can write their summaries
•activity applied on the story: there are summaries of four stories – Monkeys Paw (W.W. Jacobs), Landlady (R. Dahl), The Black Cat ˇ(E.A. Poe) and The Birds ( Daphne du Maurier) – they are all horror stories – so this can be used to introduce the horror genre.

16. Just a minute
•the template in which the words from the story can be written
•activity applied on the story: Lamb to Slaughter (R. Dahl)

This product can be purchased together with my Short story product for a discounted price:
Short story+Shortstory-16 activities

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SHORT STORY - 16 activities to use with ANY story
SHORT STORY - 16 activities to use with ANY story
SHORT STORY - 16 activities to use with ANY story
SHORT STORY - 16 activities to use with ANY story