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Short Stories Unit with Interactive Notes

Short Stories Unit with Interactive Notes
Short Stories Unit with Interactive Notes
Short Stories Unit with Interactive Notes
Short Stories Unit with Interactive Notes
Short Stories Unit with Interactive Notes
Short Stories Unit with Interactive Notes
Short Stories Unit with Interactive Notes
Short Stories Unit with Interactive Notes
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This is a common core aligned unit that focuses on basic literary skills (such as identifying theme, figurative language, plot, characterization, conflict, inference, identifying symbols, compare/contrast, and summary) using short stories and poems. These activities are focused around specific short stories and poems but could be adapted to other works. Here are some more specifics:

Stories/Poems Used:
My Mother Pieced Quilts
Abuela Invents the Zero
The Treasure of Lemon Brown
Gil's Furniture Bought and Sold
Introduction to Poetry

What's Included:

Practice Work:
Literary Elements worksheets for Abuela Invents the Zero and The Treasure of Lemon Brown
Targeted Theme/Symbol/Inference worksheet for My Mother Pieced Quilts and Gil's Furniture Bought and Sold

Summative Assessments:
Final assessment using Gil's Furniture and Introduction to Poetry
Outline for informative compare/contrast essay

Presentations:
PowerPoints for theme, symbol/inference, SRE statements

Notes:
Unit 1 Skills Tracker/Table of Contents/Tabs
Summary Topic Sentence
Character Conflict
Character Types
Figurative Language
Identifying Theme
SRE Statements and Claims
Verb Bank for Summaries
Total Pages
N/A
Answer Key
Not Included
Teaching Duration
1 month
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