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Short Story Unit Terms and Notes: Author's Choices and Theme

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Introduce your students to literary terms for author's choice. Topics include:

*theme
*parallel plots
*flashback
*pacing
*symbolism
*foreshadowing
*irony

This PowerPoint presentation includes definitions, examples from stories and movies, embedded videos, and visuals to target a variety of learning styles.

State standards being addressed include:

9.4.2.2 Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its development over the course of a text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by details; provide an objective summary of the text

9.4.5.5 Analyze how an authors choices concerning how to structure a text, order events within it, and manipulate time create such effects such as mystery, tension, or surprise.

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Titles include: "The Landlady" by Roald Dahl, "The Bass, the River, and Sheila Mant" by W.D. Wetherell, "The Utterly Perfect Murder" by Ray Bradbury, and more!


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