This Common Core Short Story BUNDLE (Lessons, Quizzes, and Activities) uses the Common Core standards and contains QUESTIONS and ANSWERS (for 10 short stories such as "The Monkey's Paw," "The Tell-Tale Heart," "After Twenty Years," "The Gift of the Magi," etc.) modeled after various state exams. One of the things I struggle with the most is preparing my students for all kinds of exams that they will encounter. With this EASY-TO-TEACH Lesson BUNDLE, you can practice with your students, so they will feel more confident for state assessments while reading classic literature. It is great for pull-outs, push-ins, whole group, small group, rotations, or sub plans. Give yourself a breath of fresh air with this NO PREP curriculum that integrates test prep within the teaching of literature.
Types of Questions:
2 Part HOT Text
This product includes the following:
211 Common Core Style Questions and Answers
18 Short Responses, Examples, Writing Tips, and Rubric
10 EASY-TO-GRADE Multiple-Choice Quizzes (revised from the teaching questions)
Answer Keys and Explanations for ALL answers
Detailed Lesson Plans (About 8-9 weeks of activities)
49 Reading Activities with Teacher Keys (Visualization Graphic Organizer, Characterization Graphic Organizer, Literary Device Analysis, Reading Questions, 1-Sentence Summary Activity, etc.)
Copies of Each Text
Covers Theme, Central Idea, Words/Phrases, Citing Evidence, Complex Characters, and Structure
TEXTS INCLUDED IN THIS BUNDLE: (Please note that other bundles like the O. Henry Bundle and the Poe Bundle contain some of the short stories as well.)
"The Monkey's Paw"
"An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge"
"The Tell-Tale Heart"
"The Masque of the Red Death"
"The Cask of Amontillado"
"To Build a Fire"
"After Twenty Years"
"The Gift of the Magi"
Strategies that could be used during or after reading (but are NOT a part of this pack) are SOAPSTone (Speaker, Occasion, Audience, Purpose, Subject, and Tone), SBAC (Scan, Brainstorm, Analyze, Confirm), SPAUTS (Speaker, Purpose, Audience, Universal Idea, Theme, Strategies), FSA (Firm Up Your Ideas, State Your Reasons, Assess the Truth), ACE (Answer, Cite, Explain), etc.