"The Monkey's Paw" Unit with Creative Strategies for Collaboration

"The Monkey's Paw" Unit with Creative Strategies for Colla
"The Monkey's Paw" Unit with Creative Strategies for Colla
"The Monkey's Paw" Unit with Creative Strategies for Colla
"The Monkey's Paw" Unit with Creative Strategies for Colla
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7th, 8th
Common Core Standards
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The chief focus of this unit is mood and cause & effect chain of events. These activities work well with ESL students.

"The Monkey's Paw" unit begins with schema-building activities including
* vocabulary with concept map 4-squares and personal connections
* BrainPop video: "Mood & Tone"
* Paired Response card activity on cause and effect
* informational text on Fakir Magic [strategy: ReQuest (reciprocal questioning)] & video clips on Fakir rope and bed of nails tricks
* PowerPoint on talismans, totems, amulets, and auras

After reading and watching Jacobs's short story, students apply the schema in the following activities:
* Cornell notes on story elements in "The Monkey's Paw"
* evidence-sorting activity requiring students to evaluate the use of cause and effect in the story
* KAGAN consensus reflection activity
* collaborative task requiring students to evaluate the use of setting, imagery, and mood
Total Pages
52
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
2 Weeks

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"The Monkey's Paw" Unit with Creative Strategies for Colla
"The Monkey's Paw" Unit with Creative Strategies for Colla
"The Monkey's Paw" Unit with Creative Strategies for Colla
"The Monkey's Paw" Unit with Creative Strategies for Colla
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