Originally used as Mini-unit focusing on close reading "scary stories," this scary story bundle contains lessons for three different pieces of literature. Also includes an activity for writing a suspenseful narrative.
Close Reading questions focus on evidence based responses analyzing foreshadow, suspense, character choice, word choice, mood, inference and plot elements. Each lesson also identifies key vocabulary.
*11 questions for "The Monkey's Paw" with "as you read" directions and answer key
* 8 questions for "Sorry Wrong Number"
* 9 questions for "The Haunted House" and full text of poem
* Thinking Map for "Sorry Wrong Number" movie comparison
* "Writing a Suspenseful Narrative" and Narrative Editing sheet