The short story The Chaser by John Collier is always a hit with my middle/high school students. It is an excellent story to teach predictions and inferential thinking, as the reader has to make inferences to understand the plot.
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COMPLETE SHORT STORIES UNIT PLAN - 130 PAGES!
INCLUDED IN YOUR PURCHASE:
• A detailed lesson plan explaining lesson procedure
• Prediction cards
• A PowerPoint presentation that guides the lesson with discussion points and question/assignment prompts
• Show What You Know assignment that includes 4 post reading questions (answers are provided in the presentation to go over with students)
• Abby and Andrew's Advice Column Assignment which allows the student to give advice to the main character from a male and female perspective
***Please note that the full text of the short story is not included for copyright reasons, but can easily be found by searching the title and author in an internet search engine***
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♥ I'm excited to use this with my high school students
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Common Core Aligned Standards
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.1 Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.
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