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Short Story Unit Bundle

Grade Levels
6th - 8th
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    Teacher Calendar and Unit Test


    Help promote reading comprehension and understanding among your middle school students with this short story unit. Through the use of these short story resources, teachers can incorporate literary terms, writing prompts, and text-to-world connections. These resources are Google app™ ready and can be differentiated based on your students’ needs. Take some of the stress away with a ready-to-go reading guide, printable or electronic comprehension questions, and a Google forms™ quiz with the answer already selected.

    Stories Include:

    • "The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson
    • "The Most Dangerous Game" by Richard Connell
    • "To Build a Fire" by Jack London

    Resources Include:

    • Short Story Element Pre-Test
    • Introduction to Short Story Elements and Figurative Language
    • Short Story Element Review
    • Reading Guides
    • Comprehension Questions
    • Quiz for Each Short Story
    • Teacher Calendar with Standards
    • Unit Test

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    Short Story: The Most Dangerous Game

    Short Story: To Build a Fire

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    Teaching Duration
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    to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
    Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
    Apply knowledge of language to understand how language functions in different contexts, to make effective choices for meaning or style, and to comprehend more fully when reading or listening.
    Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
    Prepare for and participate effectively in a range of conversations and collaborations with diverse partners, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
    Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of tasks, purposes, and audiences.


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