The Monkey's Paw Prequel Writing Activity (W.W. Jacobs)

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7th - 12th, Adult Education
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For use with the story “The Monkey’s Paw.” Students will write a prequel for one of the two previous owners of the monkey’s paw, using details from the story about that owner. Students will include reference to the original text as well as properly punctuated dialogue. Writing Dialogue handout and grading rubric included. Great creative writing project to wrap up the story.

Can also include point-of-view writing.

Student Instruction Sheet with Rubric
Dialogue Handout (bonus)

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