"The Man Who Loved Flowers" by Stephen King, published in King's 1978 collection Night Shift. The short story “The Man Who Loved Flowers” by Stephen King is structured around the walk of a young man in New York City. The man seems very happy and in love, but it is soon revealed that he is a murderer who has gone insane after the woman he loved has died years ago.
This is teaching materials for a short story that would be considered untraditional. The assessments included vocabulary acquisition, critical thinking questions, and recall or comprehension questions on one sheet. These questions come in the forms of a mixture of matching, short answer, and multiple-choice. By completing this sheet the student will demonstrate an understanding of the material on multiple levels. The other assessment is a creative art sheet. The creative art sheet asks the student to use the details from the story and their own knowledge, experiences, and imagination to synthesize a totally new work, this is a picture that is a visual representation that recreates of a scene, character or maybe the student's use or view of an aspect of the story. Along with this picture the student will explain their work with a short explanation.
The materials provided
1 Short story worksheet
1 Creative Art Sheet
1 Answer Key