This great reading guide focuses on Shirley Jackson's short story "The Lottery." Guide mainly focuses on comprehension but also includes questions about literary elements (tone, irony, foreshadowing, setting, etc.), character development, vocabulary, analysis, and more. Guide begins with information about Shirley's life, work, and style.
Guide uses research-based strategies like turn & talk, pair & share, polling, word association, anticipation guide, exit slip, and more.
Use this great guide in your class to help your students understand Shirley's style and this classic parable. This guide and story function perfectly as an introduction to any dystopian novel unit (The Giver, The Hunger Games, 1984, etc.).