This product contains the full text of Jack London's short story, "The King of Mazy May" and accompanying teaching materials.
A pre-reading sheet to activate pertinent background knowledge and introduce relevant historical information.
The full text (public domain) of the story. Seven footnotes have been added to clarify points that may be difficult for today's young readers to comprehend, such as "train of cars" referring to train cars.
Ten reading comprehension questions. These are embedded in the text itself. ("Answer these questions before you continue")
Three class discussion questions targeting higher-level critical thinking skills
Graphic organizer for character analysis of Walt, plus introductory sentence and lined essay sheet for writing a character analysis essay using the graphic organizer responses.
Teaching Materials for "King of Mazy May"
by Katherine Beasley
is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License