"The Inn" Short Story Unit

"The Inn" Short Story Unit
"The Inn" Short Story Unit
"The Inn" Short Story Unit
"The Inn" Short Story Unit
"The Inn" Short Story Unit
"The Inn" Short Story Unit
"The Inn" Short Story Unit
"The Inn" Short Story Unit
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6 MB|60 pages
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This suspenseful short story unit is perfect for Halloween or anytime! Guy de Maupassant’s stories are admired for their economy of style and efficient, surprise endings and this tale of terror is no exception. The text can be found on the Internet in the public domain, and it is included as part of this unit with an added glossary. There’s a list of student projects students can complete, too.

This is a 60 page Common Core aligned short story unit for “The Inn” by Guy de Maupassant. This short story teaching unit has everything that you will need to teach and assess the story. The Table of Contents makes finding information quick and easy.


Introductory and Informational Materials:
▸Complete story text with glossary
▸CCSS checklist for grades 9 - 12

Vocabulary Building Materials:
▸Word Wall Cards
▸Vocabulary and Definition Cards

Student Packet featuring:
▸Written Response Questions
▸Discussion Questions
▸Student Projects

Common Core Standards utilized with this unit:
R.L. 9.1, 9.2, 9.3, 9.4, 9.5, 9.6
R.L. 10.1, 10.2, 10.3, 10.4, 10.5, 10.6
R.L. 11.1, 11.2, 11.3, 11.4, 11.5, 11.7, 11.9
R.L. 12.1, 12.2, 12.3, 12.4, 12.5, 12.7, 12.9

Skills addressed in this short story study guide include:
▸interpreting feelings of characters
▸providing textual support for answers and opinions
▸understanding theme
▸identifying conflict
▸compare and contrast the text to another story
▸identifying antagonist/protagonist

Easy to Grade Assessments!
▸Vocabulary Matching Quiz
▸Multiple Choice Final Exam - 15 questions

Curriculum tie-ins:
▸foreign literature
▸19th century literature


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Total Pages
60 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 Week
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