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The Lottery is a great short story that is filled with examples of various literary elements and devices. I always feel like the students get a lot from this text as much as they enjoy reading it.
The activities are designed for group work and it's helpful if you've already reviewed elements such as setting, plot, characterization, symbolism and foreshadowing with your class before you have them work on this because it's designed to be student-centered.
I "chunked" the text into three sections in order to get the most from the story and I felt it helped my students be successful with understanding and analyzing the story because it contains a lot of details that can easily be overlooked. It's also important to note that
With this purchase you will receive:
-Instructions for each day of the unit.
-Activity instructions for each day of the unit.
You will need the following resources:
-The Lottery text - (I found the PDF online)
-Butcher paper or easel pad paper for day one and two.
-Markers, color pencils, etc.