The Elevator Short Story Substitute Plan

Grade Levels
7th - 10th
Formats Included
  • PPTX
9 pages
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This no-prep-sub plans include step-by-step directions from the time students enter the room until the time students leave the room. Students will read the short story, "The Elevator". This is a two hour assignment to ensure students do not run out of work.


1. Sub step-by-step directions

2. Student direction sheet

3. Short story

4. Short story questions

5. Answer key

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Total Pages
9 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
2 hours
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Acquire and use accurately a range of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases sufficient for reading, writing, speaking, and listening at the college and career readiness level; demonstrate independence in gathering vocabulary knowledge when encountering an unknown term important to comprehension or expression.
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases by using context clues, analyzing meaningful word parts, and consulting general and specialized reference materials, as appropriate.
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 capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.


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