This introductory PowerPoint was designed to facilitate classroom discussion and promote reading comprehension. The following elements are included in the presentation:
- Initiating questions to help students make personal connections and increase student interest in the text.
- An emphasis on relevant literary terminology, including suspense, mood, setting, and foreshadowing. Relevant textual details support these literary devices.
- Several analytical questions about characters, motivations, situational irony, and theme. Concise, potential student replies are also included.
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♦ "The Monkey's Paw" Quiz