Teaching Saki's "The Open Window"? Introduce the riveting short story with this engaging 40-slide PowerPoint. Common Core-aligned product includes facts on Saki, anticipation questions, vocabulary review, literary elements, discussion questions, and writing activities that enhance analysis of this thematically rich, spine-tingling text.
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Add rigor and fun to short stories with Short Story Analysis Task Cards
Task cards can be used with any short story and will reinforce literary concepts such as theme, conflict, setting, point of view, etc.
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Terrific Teacher Tip: Wait time is your secret weapon! When you ask a question, increase your wait time from one second to five seconds and see immediate results! Double tip: Don’t preface a question with a name. This will engage all your students - not just the one who has been called on.
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