Teaching short stories? Add rigor and fun to your unit with these (40) engaging Common Core-aligned Short Story Analysis Task Cards. Task cards can be used with any short story and will reinforce literary concepts such as theme, conflict, setting, point of view, etc. Students will also have the opportunity to get creative as they answer questions such as, "What would the protagonist text, Tweet, or post on Facebook?" You and your students will love this!
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and other Task Cards:
Analogy Task Cards
Fragment/Run On Task Cards
Literary Analysis Task Cards
Revision Test Prep Task Cards
Verb Tense Task Cards
Commonly Confused Words Task Cards
Common Core Literary Terms Task Cards
Idiom Task Cards
Context Clue Task Cards
Sentence Fluency Task Cards
Main Idea Task Cards
Comma Task Cards
Apostrophe Task Cards
Active/Passive Voice Task Cards
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Terrific Teacher Tip: Anchor down classroom concepts by creating anchor charts with your students. What to do? Teachers act as a scribe as students brainstorm ideas. Chart paper and markers or an interactive white board work best!
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