Short Story The Monkey's Paw - Literary Analysis, Writing and Textual Evidence

Short Story The Monkey's Paw - Literary Analysis, Writing and Textual Evidence
Short Story The Monkey's Paw - Literary Analysis, Writing and Textual Evidence
Short Story The Monkey's Paw - Literary Analysis, Writing and Textual Evidence
Short Story The Monkey's Paw - Literary Analysis, Writing and Textual Evidence
Short Story The Monkey's Paw - Literary Analysis, Writing and Textual Evidence
Short Story The Monkey's Paw - Literary Analysis, Writing and Textual Evidence
Short Story The Monkey's Paw - Literary Analysis, Writing and Textual Evidence
Short Story The Monkey's Paw - Literary Analysis, Writing and Textual Evidence
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  1. Scare your students – and teach them to analyze great literature at the same time! This bundle includes three creepy short stories: “The Monkey’s Paw,” “The Tell-tale Heart,” and “The Lottery.” Perfect for any time of year -- a great for a sub plan.Your students will love reading, analyzing, discu
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Your students will love this delightfully creepy short story. It's perfect for practicing literary analysis, foreshadowing, point of view, and irony with your middle school and high school students. By the end of the unit, students will have written a literary analysis response.

Here's what teachers are saying about this unit:

  • "An AWESOME unit. This resource is put together really well and was really easy to use."
  • "MY KIDS LOVED THIS!!!!! We have been having so much fun with it."
  • "This was the perfect no-prep resource for teaching The Monkey's Paw."
  • "Great resource that is easy to implement and puts the students' thinking skills to work as they read."

Reasons to love this unit:

  • The unit has everything you need to start teaching -- including the story.
  • Your students will love it! (My students couldn't stop talking about it!)
  • Can be used for emergency sub plans as well.
  • More practice of those literary analysis skills - students will be guided through writing a literary analysis response to the story.

This is what you'll get:

  • PDF copy of "The Monkey's Paw" by W. W. Jacobs. This text is in the public domain. QR Code and URL link included on student pages.
  • One copy with vocabulary marked, one without.
  • Daily lesson plans
  • Pre-reading student survey
  • Comprehension questions
  • Comprehension quiz
  • Vocabulary study
  • Plot diagram
  • "Big Picture" graphic organizer
  • Analyzing literature -- point of view
  • Character analysis cards for interactive skits
  • Understanding characters graphic organizer
  • Foreshadowing
  • "Try It" cards -- challenge students to write using foreshadowing
  • Fate & Cosmic irony
  • "Write About It" prewriting, graphic organizer for an argumentative essay
  • "Revise Your Draft" page
  • Writing rubric
  • Teacher Checklists
  • Answer Key
  • Ready to print and teach...Just Add Students

Please be sure to take a look at the preview to see all the goodies in this resource!

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Looking for other creepy stories to engage your students? Here are two more:

Want to give your students a turn to write their own scary stories? Here's a step-by-step journal that will help them!

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Teaching Duration
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