The Monkey's Paw Close Reading Unit: Vocabulary, Questions, Quizzes & More!

The Monkey's Paw Close Reading Unit: Vocabulary, Questions, Quizzes & More!
The Monkey's Paw Close Reading Unit: Vocabulary, Questions, Quizzes & More!
The Monkey's Paw Close Reading Unit: Vocabulary, Questions, Quizzes & More!
The Monkey's Paw Close Reading Unit: Vocabulary, Questions, Quizzes & More!
The Monkey's Paw Close Reading Unit: Vocabulary, Questions, Quizzes & More!
The Monkey's Paw Close Reading Unit: Vocabulary, Questions, Quizzes & More!
The Monkey's Paw Close Reading Unit: Vocabulary, Questions, Quizzes & More!
The Monkey's Paw Close Reading Unit: Vocabulary, Questions, Quizzes & More!
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What is the role of fate in our lives? In W. W. Jacobs' "The Monkey's Paw," the idea of the supernatural vs. human choice comes to life in a story of good fortune gone bad.

This is a complete unit you can use in your middle or high school English classroom!

There are many activities--most differentiated--so this should work with a wide range of students.

What You Get:

  • Pre-reading: Vocabulary, Theme, and Horror Elements
  • Guided Close Reading Notes
  • Unguided Close Reading Notes (Quote Studies)
  • Foreshadowing Chart
  • Comprehension Questions with Plot Chart
  • Analysis Questions
  • Quick Writing Prompts
  • Quiz A (Comprehension-based)
  • Quiz B (Comprehension and author technique)

Keys included for everything except writing prompts.

You will also get a copy of the full text (in the public domain).

I hope you enjoy using this material with your students!

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Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
Read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently.
Analyze the structure of texts, including how specific sentences, paragraphs, and larger portions of the text (e.g., a section, chapter, scene, or stanza) relate to each other and the whole.
Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.
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