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This bundle is a collection of 11 resources:
• 8 short story lesson plan resources: one 1-day plan, one 5-day plan, & six 2-day plans
• a plot-builder activity to add additional plot structure focus
• a reading lecture presentation to assist with reading complex texts such as Poe’s “House of Usher”
• a set of extra vocabulary activities to go with Poe’s “House of Usher”
PLUS a bonus file that includes:
• an end-of-unit test with 20 multiple choice questions and key
• a handy calendar with links to all downloadables
Each of the 8 short story resources includes at least 8 – and up to 19 – text-dependent questions. In addition, each begins with a pre-reading prompt – to provide an opportunity for students to connect with core ideas more personally – and most conclude with a creative thinking or writing activity that creatively extends ideas elicited by the text. Six of the resources include the full text of the story – with visually helpful pull-quotes – while the remaining 2 include easy-to-follow links for pdf downloads.
I’ve included a plot-builder activity to add additional focus to plot structure. This activity will work with ANY of the short stories. Also, as scaffolding for Poe’s “House of Usher”, I’ve included an extra resource of activities devoted to the story’s vocabulary plus a lecture presentation to give students additional reading strategies when tackling complex text.
An end-of-unit test and key is included in the bonus file. The test has 20 multiple choice questions that cover key ideas & details, theme & development, text structure, vocabulary, etc. Students answer questions about each of the 8 stories in this unit, then select quotes to illustrate or support that answer.
Also in the bonus file, I've added a calendar with links to downloadables to help you breeze through scheduling!
A perfect short story unit for grade 9 - 10 literature classes!
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