This brief unit, written by Jeremy Logsdon, offers activities and a brief quiz that one can use while teaching W.W. Jacob's "The Monkey's Paw." A link to an audio file of John Lithgow reading "The Monkey's Paw" on NPR is also included. Activities are directly linked to the Common Core Standards. This unit is designed for 9th-10th graders but can be easily adapted for other grades. Unit also includes a brief worksheet activity to assist with building vocabulary. Unit also addresses the six levels of Bloom's Taxonomy.