The Catbird Seat by James Thurber Questions, Essay, Activities

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These activities are based on the short story "The Catbird Seat" by James Thurber. Included:
* comprehension/discussion questions for the students as a class, literature circle, or individual to answer
* a bubble map for details
* a mini-lesson about idioms with a follow-up activity
* a story cube that can be used as a fun and quick way to review the elements of literature
* a creative writing assignment
* an essay assignment comparing "The Catbird Seat" and "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty"
* a characterization chart
* vocabulary assignment and quiz

Due to copyright laws, I have not included the story itself, just the activities. You can print out the story for free from the site: http://goffstown.k12.nh.us:8100/~pmccann/The%20Catbird%20Seat%2011.pdf

If you see short stories in my store that you would also like to bundle, please email me at stscott@ek12schools.comand I can build a packet of 5 stories for $10 to meet your classroom needs.

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The Catbird Seat by James Thurber Questions, Essay, Activities
The Catbird Seat by James Thurber Questions, Essay, Activities
The Catbird Seat by James Thurber Questions, Essay, Activities
The Catbird Seat by James Thurber Questions, Essay, Activities
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