Teaching "The Lottery"? Introduce Shirley Jackson's classic story of conformity with this engaging, student-friendly 30-slide PowerPoint. Presentation includes facts on Shirley Jackson, themes, symbols, character descriptions, and Common Core aligned discussion/essay questions.
Teaching more short stories? Check out my Short Story PowerPoint Jumbo Bundle
Add rigor and fun to short stories with Short Story Analysis Task Cards
Task cards can be used with any short story and will reinforce literary concepts such as theme, conflict, setting, point of view, etc.
Teaching more suspense or gothic literature? Check out my other PowerPoints for a spine-tingling unit:
"The Tell-Tale Heart"
"The Monkey's Paw"
"The Dinner Party"
Every English teacher needs an inventory of PowerPoint presentations to use for instruction throughout the year. Check out my ELA Jumbo PowerPoint Volume 1
Need more PowerPoints? Check out my ELA Jumbo PowerPoint Volume 2
Terrific Teacher Tip: It’s a Hollywood Casting Call. Have students cast the characters of a novel with real actors and actresses. Double Tip: Have students create a movie poster with scenes from the story, a tagline, etc.
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