"The Lottery" Pre-Reading Tasks- "Tea Party" and "Roundtable" Activities

Grade Levels
Product Rating
File Type
PDF (Acrobat) Document File
Be sure that you have an application to open this file type before downloading and/or purchasing.
2.09 MB   |   13 pages pages

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

Want to get your students excited about reading "The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson in a new and engaging way? Have you tried to get your students to formulate predictions about a story but just couldn't seem to get it? This product is the solution!

This products includes two pre-reading activities that cannot only be used with the short story "The Lottery" - but any text - EVEN INFORMATIONAL text!

Visit my Ms. G's Room 30 Blog for more tips, tricks and resources that can further enhance the magic that happens in your classroom on a daily basis!

Learning Objective: Today, students will make a personal prediction regarding the plot of the new story that they will be reading in class and collaborate with teammates to come up with a team prediction.

Materials Included in Product File:

Link to the complete text of the story “The Lottery” by Shirley Jackson

“Tea Party” Sentence Strips (found in this document) for collaborative student activity

A daily starter and vocabulary graphic organizer (printable and comes with student answer key)

Original “Prediction Roundtable Conversation” Graphic Organizer modeled after Nancy Frey and Douglas Fisher's Research

Detailed teacher guide that will allow you to effectively implement these activities in to your classroom!

Want to see what the "Roundtable Activity" is all about? Check out my FREE Roundtable below:
Prediction Roundtable Activity - Engaging activity for ANY topic, ANY grade

Keywords:
The Lottery
Shirley Jackson
Pre-Reading Activities

CCSS Standards
Reading Literature:

RL 6.2 Determine a theme or central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.

RL 7.2 Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text; provide an objective summary of the text.

RL 8.2 Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to the characters, setting, and plot; provide an objective summary of the text.

RL 9-10.2 Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text.

RL 11-12.2 Determine two or more themes or central ideas of a text and analyze their development over the course of the text, including how they interact and build on one another to produce a complex account; provide an objective summary of the text.

Speaking & Listening:

SL 6.1 Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 6 topics, texts, and issues, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly.

SL 7.1 Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 7 topics, texts, and issues, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly.

SL 8.1 Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 8 topics, texts, and issues, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly.

SL 9-10.1 Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9-10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

SL 11-12.1 Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 11-12 topics, texts, and issues, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

Total Pages
13 pages
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
2 hours

Average Ratings

4.0
Overall Quality:
4.0
Accuracy:
4.0
Practicality:
4.0
Thoroughness:
4.0
Creativity:
4.0
Clarity:
4.0
Total:
20 ratings
COMMENTS AND RATINGS:
Please log in to post a question.
PRODUCT QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS:
$3.75
Digital Download
ADD ONE TO CART
User Rating: 4.0/4.0
 (500 Followers)
$3.75
Digital Download
ADD ONE TO CART
"The Lottery" Pre-Reading Tasks- "Tea Party" and "Roundtab
"The Lottery" Pre-Reading Tasks- "Tea Party" and "Roundtab
"The Lottery" Pre-Reading Tasks- "Tea Party" and "Roundtab
"The Lottery" Pre-Reading Tasks- "Tea Party" and "Roundtab
Teachers Pay Teachers

Teachers Pay Teachers is an online marketplace where teachers buy and sell original educational materials.

Learn More

Keep in Touch!

Sign up