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The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry Quiz, Mentor Sentences, Graphic Organizer

The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry Quiz, Mentor Sentences, Graphic Organizer
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This file includes four activities for the short story "The Gift of the Magi." These activities will assess comprehension, study language in context, and encourage analytical thinking.


Complete Lesson Plan
Print and teach! This lesson plan includes standards, discussion notes, pre-reading and post-reading topics, as well as literary devices to highlight during the story discussions.

Reading Questions
Assign before or after the story - these questions cover main points of "The Gift of the Magi." Ten questions - answer key included.

Mentor Sentences
I have included fifteen mentor sentences for identifying the parts of speech in context. Suggestions for use and answer keys included.

Differentiated Graphic Organizer
Study suspense and the effect the narrator brings with a differentiated graphic organizer. Two versions included. Students can identify examples of suspense and draw conclusions, OR students can derive conclusions from examples of suspense provided. Answer key included.

Check for comprehension with this ten multiple-choice questions quiz. Answer key included.

I usually spend about three days teaching "The Gift of the Magi." My lesson plan includes ideas for differentiating, as well as extension activities. None of the activities depend upon each other - use one or more pieces easily.

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16 pages
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