"The Ransom of Red Chief" A Creative Retelling (Narrative & Point of View)

"The Ransom of Red Chief" A Creative Retelling (Narrative
"The Ransom of Red Chief" A Creative Retelling (Narrative
"The Ransom of Red Chief" A Creative Retelling (Narrative
"The Ransom of Red Chief" A Creative Retelling (Narrative
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Have your students demonstrate their reading comprehension, critical thinking skills, and creative writing skills in one assignment! Using the short story, "The Ransom of Red Chief," by O. Henry, this assignment asks students to recreate a scene through another character's perspective by following the narrative structure. This assignment uses the writing structure of R.A.F.T. to provide students with guidelines and structure.

Ultimately, through the medium of creative writing, students will not only have to demonstrate their understanding of the short story, but they will also have the opportunity to analyze the importance and impact of point of view.

INCLUDES:
-Student Self-Revision Handout
-Rubric
-Student Self-Reflection Handout
-Teacher Comments and Feedback - organized based on student performance, including exceeds expectations, meets expectations, suggestions for improvement, and below expectations

Short Stories:
“A Good Man is Hard to Find” Literary Analysis DIFFERENTIATED Essays {CCSS}
Literary Analysis of “The Lottery” & “A Rose for Emily” {CCSS}
Shirley Jackson's "The Lottery" Lesson Bundle- Stop & Jot, Jigsaw {CCSS Aligned}
Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery” Jigsaw Critical Thinking Activity
Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery” Stop & Jot Activity
“The Lady, or the Tiger” Activity Bundle {CCSS Aligned}
“The Monkey’s Paw” Critical Thinking Questions {CCSS Aligned}
“The Most Dangerous Game” Critical Thinking Questions {CCSS}
Mona Gardner’s “The Dinner Party” Critical Thinking Questions {CCSS}
”The Ransom of Red Chief” – Point of View & Creative Writing {CCSS Aligned}
The Ransom of Red Chief” Lesson Bundle {CCSS}
A Creative Research Project for Ray Bradbury’s “All Summer in a Day” {CCSS Aligned}

Literary Elements:
Literary Elements Glossary
Figurative Language Glossary of Terms & Poetry Analysis Chart
Figurative Language in Pop Culture – Song Analysis & Presentation {CCSS Aligned}
Poetry vs. Prose Comparison & Analysis Student Worksheet
Introduction to S.T.E.A.L. – A Characterization Graphic Organizer {CCSS Aligned}
Character Analysis Graphic Organizer {CCSS Aligned}
In Defense of Flat Characters – A Character Analysis & Debate {CCSS Aligned}
Creating Character (Characterization Creative Writing and Analysis)a>
Introduction to Conflict Worksheet
Internal Conflict Activity
Literary Elements - Conflict Activity Bundle {CCSS Aligned}
Symbolism Handout

Interested in providing feedback to students that includes concise, specific commentary? Check out S.T.A.R. Gradebook Comments Organized by Category and Student Progress! Perfect for grade reports and student records!
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"The Ransom of Red Chief" A Creative Retelling (Narrative
"The Ransom of Red Chief" A Creative Retelling (Narrative
"The Ransom of Red Chief" A Creative Retelling (Narrative
"The Ransom of Red Chief" A Creative Retelling (Narrative