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The Necklace Close Reading Assignment

Grade Levels
7th - 12th
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21 pages
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This close reading assignment for "The Necklace" is aligned with the common core state standards (reading literature and writing) and requires students to go back to selected passages from the text to read and closely analyze the conflict and theme in the story.

With an emphasis placed on close reading, students will gain a better understanding of Guy de Maupassant's short story, as well as increase their understanding of conflict and theme, especially since the theme of this story comes from the conflict. Students will then be able to write a one-paragraph literary response that includes quotations and analysis for each literary element: conflict and theme.

This assignment includes:

- Suggested lesson plan

- 6 pages of close reading passages with space for student notes and quotes

- 2 differentiated writing tasks

- An annotation guide

- 2 rubrics for grading

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The Necklace Vocabulary Packet

The Necklace Argument Essay

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Short Stories Close Reading Bundle

UPDATE: Formatting issue corrected on 9/16/15

Total Pages
21 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
3 days
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