Stationary Bike by Stephen King Assignment

Stationary Bike by Stephen King Assignment
Stationary Bike by Stephen King Assignment
Stationary Bike by Stephen King Assignment
Stationary Bike by Stephen King Assignment
Stationary Bike by Stephen King Assignment
Stationary Bike by Stephen King Assignment
Stationary Bike by Stephen King Assignment
Stationary Bike by Stephen King Assignment
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"Stationary Bike" short story by Stephen King that was published in King's Just After Sunset collection in 2008.


After being told by his doctor that his cholesterol level is too high, Richard Sefkitz begins riding a stationary bike in the basement of his apartment building. To help alleviate the boredom, he buys maps and plots a route from New York to Herkimer, a town on the U.S./Canadian border, each day marking a number of miles he has "ridden" towards his goal. He also paints a scene of a road on the blank wall in front of the bike to help him imagine actually traveling the road. As he nears Herkimer (according to the miles plotted on his map, at least) and has gotten in great shape physically, he begins having strange thoughts that there is someone following him on his daily rides.(Wikipedia)


This is teaching materials for a short story that would be considered untraditional. The assessments included vocabulary acquisition, critical thinking questions, and recall or comprehension questions on one sheet. These questions come in the forms of a mixture of matching, short answer, and multiple-choice. By completing this sheet the student will demonstrate an understanding of the material on multiple levels. The other assessment is a creative art sheet.


The creative art sheet asks the student to use the details from the story and their own knowledge, experiences, and imagination to synthesize a totally new work, this is a picture that is a visual representation that recreates of a scene, character or maybe the student's use or view of an aspect of the story. Along with this picture the student will explain their work with a short explanation.

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1 Short story worksheet
1 Creative Art Sheet
1 Answer Key
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