This is a 32 page thirteen day comprehensive unit on O. Henry's classic short story, "The Gift of the Magi," a Common Core Exemplar Text for the 9th-10th Grade Band. This unit has everything you need to help your students explore the themes and language in this story!
The unit includes the following:
* Teacher suggestions/tips
* A prereading activity / unit hook
* Vocabulary hand-outs
* Close Reading notes
* Comprehension questions
* Task cards for small group discussion
* A theme graphic organizer and journal reflection
* Discussion Questions for Socratic Seminar
* An active listening hand-out to use during Socratic Seminar
* A final writing assessment with rubric
* A student revision/editing checklist
* Answer keys
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