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The Monkey's Paw Short Story Close Reading Test Bundle Distance Learning

Grade Levels
6th - 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
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61 pages
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    The short story, The Monkey's Paw, is a great story to introduce students to the horror genre. The close reading lesson includes 57 slides, a teacher copy with answers and rubrics, and a blank student copy. The assessment is a TpT Digital Activity students can complete on any device from anywhere, perfect for distance learning.

    This lesson includes working with:

    - Literary Devices

    - Vocabulary

    - Inferences

    - Theme

    - Plot

    - Characters

    This lesson includes : (with rubrics)

    - Argument Writing

    - Creative Writing

    - Inquiry-based Research Writing Project

    In addition to the "blank" student copy, there is a slideshow version, teacher's copy with detailed answers, and rubrics for every writing assignment. The slideshow is accessed through a link on the student copy of the Lesson Introduction.

    The activities in this lesson hit most of the Common Core State Standards for 6th, 7th, and 8th grade Reading Literature and Writing.

    The assessment is comprised of 12 multiple choice and 4 true/false questions.

    There are additional short story tests available in my shop as well:

    - A Sound of Thunder

    - There Will Come Soft Rains

    - Barn Burning

    - Lord of the Flies

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    Total Pages
    61 pages
    Answer Key
    Included with rubric
    Teaching Duration
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