Short Story Lesson | The Monkey's Paw

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This product is also available in my bundle Short Horror Stories Lesson Collection.

This classic tale of horror is fun and engaging any time of year. Thorough analysis of "The Tale of the Monkey's Paw" in this fifteen-page lesson packet for middle and high. Pre-reading activity sheet. Visual dictionary. Sequence organizer. Analysis worksheet - 20+ questions focused on the elements of fiction. Multi-learning styles.

Before, during, and after reading reflections can be used for individual assessment or in a small group. Probing questions assessing students' mastery of literary devices, inference, and providing textual evidence - all of which promote deep-level thinking.

Please note that the story of "The Monkey's Paw" is available in short story and play versions and that this lesson works perfectly with both. :)

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H. H. Jacobs

Literature

Monkey's Paw

Horror Genre

Total Pages
21 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
2 days
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Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text, including determining where the text leaves matters uncertain.
Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to the characters, setting, and plot; provide an objective summary of the text.
Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text; provide an objective summary of the text.

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