The Rocking Horse Winner - Short Story Worksheets & Full Lesson Plan

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The Laughing Linguist
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  1. The constant search for reading comprehension worksheets can be exhausting, can't it!? I wasted hours and hours and hours of my teaching career scouring the internet looking for authentic and interesting reading passages, worksheets and activities. As a busy English & ESL teacher, I just couldn'
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I love this short story by DH Lawrence! It's a classic of American Literature and one that I love sharing with all my students! Despite being almost 100 years old, The Rocking-Horse Winner has a timeless quality and deals with timeless themes which makes it retain its relevance today! It's a brilliant tale.

Dive into The Rocking-Horse Winner with my comprehensive worksheets and lesson plan designed for AP Literature, English, and ESL/ELL learners. This engaging and thought-provoking short story provides the perfect opportunity for your students to explore a literary classic while honing their reading comprehension and analysis skills.

My high-quality materials include pre-reading discussions, reading comprehension exercises, vocabulary review, symbolism exploration, and an examination of proverbs. These activities are designed to guide your students through a deeper understanding of the story, while also helping them develop critical thinking and analytical skills essential to literary analysis.

Incorporate these worksheets into your Literature or American Literature curriculum to introduce students to this timeless masterpiece and provide them with the tools necessary to appreciate and evaluate great works of fiction. My resources cater to students of various levels and can be easily adapted to suit your classroom needs.

For your convenience, I have also included black and white copies of the worksheets, making printing and distribution hassle-free.

Download now to get the high-quality pdfs immediately and engage, motivate and educate your students!

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