“The Hitchhiker” by Lucille Fletcher is a great radio play that can be used to teach a multitude of literary elements and skills! The resources in this product cover ALL the Common Core Standards for Literature! The Products also cover Writing Standards 1-3!
Besides resources for “The Hitchhiker” radio play TEXT by Fletcher, you also receive materials to utilize for the actual broadcast, The Twilight Zone, another media version of the play, AND a poem by Emily Dickinson!
Check out the preview to get a better look at all of the materials included (some may be a bit blurry in preview due to being compressed to fit size requirement, but the original documents are clear!)
2 different PowerPoints are also included to teach parallel episodes AND 6 Word Memoirs!
A 14 Page Teacher Guide is also included to give you ideas for using all of the resources.
* Police Accident Report
* Ronald Adams Observation Journal
* Who is the Hitchhiker? Clue Sheet and Argumentative Writing Task
* Bumper Sticker Task (also RL.3)
* Character Facebook Status (also RL.3)
* Summary Organizer, writing task, and rubric
* Theme Organizer and Rubric
* Twitter Tweet Summary Sheet
* Twitter Tweet as Ronald Sheet
* 6 Word memoirs Organizer & Writing Task
* 6 Word Memoirs Introduction PowerPoint-
* Ronald Adams Character Snapshot (5 pages)
* Conflict Organizer and Rubric
* Key Events Mini-Book Foldable
* Parallel Episodes Graphic Organizer and Writing Task
* 20 Slide Parallel Episodes Presentation
* Ronald Adams Road Trip Play list task
* Context Clues Organizer
* Figurative Language Organizer and Rubric
* Foreshadowing iPad Organizer
* Mood and Suspense Organizer and Rubric
* Setting Graphic Organizer
* Unreliable Narrator Organizer
* Link to audio version of original broadcast of the Radio Play with Orson Welles
* Reading vs. Listening to Audio Compare/Contrast Organizers and questions
* Link to Free Internet Version of Twilight Zone Episode
* Compare and Contrast radio play to Twilight Zone Movie
* Comprehension Questions to compare radio play to Twilight Zone with Answer Key
* Link to purchase a digital (cartoon-like) version of The Hitchhiker.
* Questions for digital version of The Hitchhiker.
* Emily Dickinson’s “Because I Could Not Stop for Death” Text
* “I Could Not Stop for Death” Close Reading Organizer with 4 tasks
* Comparing poem and radio play chart organizer and writing task
* Claims organizer with rubric and argumentative writing task (W.1)
* Ronald Adams Character Analysis and Rubric (W.2)
* Newspaper Writing Task, Pre-writing Organizer, and optional Template. (W.2)
* Narrative Ending Writing Task, Organizer, and Rubric (W.3)
* Ronald Adams Journal Writing Task and Rubric (W.3)
*50 Text-Dependent Questions with Answer Key
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