Tweens and teens love chills and thrills! Kick off "The Monkey's Paw" with this engaging, student-friendly 32-slide PowerPoint. Presentation includes facts on W.W. Jacobs, pre-reading vocabulary, the horror genre, themes, symbols, character descriptions, and Common Core aligned discussion/essay questions.
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Add rigor and fun to short stories with Short Story Analysis Task Cards
Task cards can be used with any short story and will reinforce literary concepts such as theme, conflict, setting, point of view, etc.
Teaching more suspense or gothic literature? Check out my other PowerPoints for a spine-tingling unit:
"The Tell-Tale Heart"
"Lamb to the Slaughter"
"The Dinner Party"
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