TEACH YOUR STUDENTS TO READ, THINK, AND WRITE LIKE COLLEGE STUDENTS. Up to 5 weeks of comprehensive literary analysis reading and writing lesson plans. These short story lesson plans are designed for you to "print and teach", so you can spend your energy on the students and classroom instruction. Each of the 5 short story mini-units include full text of the story, PPT lectures, student notes, close reading questions, and engaging activities to teach students literary elements such as characterization, narrative setting, narrative conflict, foreshadowing, irony, symbolism, and theme.
Each unit also includes guided writing exercises to instruct students on how to write a Literary Analysis Essay.
****Added bonus of 28 literary elements posters and 15 writing posters to support and supplement the unit.***
To learn more about the unit, look at the detailed preview.
This resource includes:
1 Full Text and Analysis Questions for "A View from the Summit" FOCUS ON PLOT CHART
2 Full Text and Analysis Questions for "Masque of the Red Death" FOCUS ON MOOD AND CHARACTERIZATION
3 Full Text and Analysis Questions for "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" FOCUS ON NARRATIVE CONFLICT
4 Full Text and Analysis Questions for "The Monkey's Paw" FOCUS ON FORESHADOWING AND IRONIES
5 Full Text and Analysis Questions for "The Necklace" FOCUS ON SYMBOLISM AND CHARACTER ANALYSIS
6 PPT Lectures
7 Literary Element Student Notes
8 Body Paragraph Literary Analysis Writing Exercises
9 Introduction Paragraph Exercises
10 Conclusion Paragraphs
11 Graphic Organizers
12 Sample Paragraphs
13 Literary Analysis Annotation Guidelines PPT and Notes.
14 Three different options for chapter organizer worksheets
15 28 Literary Elements Posters
16 Writing Posters
17 Multiple Choice Unit Test
Each of these short story units are available individually at the links below:
The Monkey's Paw
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
The Masque of the Red Death
A View from the Summit
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