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"The Monkey's Paw" Complete Short Story Bundle with The Suspense Unit Bundle!

"The Monkey's Paw" Complete Short Story Bundle with The Suspense Unit Bundle!
"The Monkey's Paw" Complete Short Story Bundle with The Suspense Unit Bundle!
"The Monkey's Paw" Complete Short Story Bundle with The Suspense Unit Bundle!
"The Monkey's Paw" Complete Short Story Bundle with The Suspense Unit Bundle!
"The Monkey's Paw" Complete Short Story Bundle with The Suspense Unit Bundle!
"The Monkey's Paw" Complete Short Story Bundle with The Suspense Unit Bundle!
"The Monkey's Paw" Complete Short Story Bundle with The Suspense Unit Bundle!
"The Monkey's Paw" Complete Short Story Bundle with The Suspense Unit Bundle!
Product Description
Introduce your students to suspense techniques and plot development within the ultra suspenseful story, “The Monkey’s Paw”! This iconic short story will leave your students on the edge of their seats as they read to discover what will happen with these three terrible wishes.

This CCSS aligned bundle contains two full units:
1.Suspense Techniques (Analyzing suspense techniques within film, theater, and text), Good News/Bad News suspense game, and unique assessment with over SEVEN options to ‘show what you know’.
2.“The Monkey’s Paw” Short Story Unit- Two weeks filled with rigorous curriculum, Bell Ringers, Differentiated comprehension questions and assessments, a text to movie comparison assessment, and a creative writing assessment.

*Note: All documents are provided in Microsoft Word, PDF, and Google Drive Applications!

1.Suspense Techniques/Plot Development Unit
-Lesson
-Good News/Bad News Suspense Game
-Suspense Prezi and notes document for independent or small group collaboration
-An in-depth exploration into the conflict (inciting event), rising action, and climax plot elements.
- Movie clips to analyze the suspense techniques gleaned within the Prezi! (A very fun extra activity)
-Seven options for assessment that are fully differentiated for ability and interest.
-Complete Student Agenda with Bell Ringers

2.“The Monkey’s Paw” Unit:
-Context Clues Lesson with context clues glue-in for interactive (or traditional) notebooks. This lesson covers nine of the most critical strategies for determining the meaning of unknown words.
-Stop & Respond Questions to assist and assess understanding and comprehension of this amazing short story.
-Differentiation Comprehension Questions for gifted, traditional, and struggling learners. Three separate documents support students in understanding this text at a level that is appropriate and manageable!
-Differentiated quizzes to assess understanding.
-Text to Movie comparison guide (movie provided), and a corresponding fun written assessment. (My students have listed this as one of their favorite writing activities of the entire year!)
-Creative Writing final assessment combines an assessment of the text and a deep understanding of the plot elements taught within this unit!
-Complete Student Agenda with Bell Ringers

For a short story unit that seamlessly flows from this unit- check out my “Cemetery Path Short Story Bundle”
Short Story Unit Bundle - "Cemetery Path" with Tone and Mood



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Looking for more great resources for your classroom? This unit is apart of my Massive ELA Curriculum Bundle- English/Language Arts Massive Curriculum Bundle, CCSS Aligned, Grades 7-9

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Total Pages
90 pages
Answer Key
Included with rubric
Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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