The Scarlet Ibis Reading Comprehension

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Understand the characters and plot structure of "The Scarlet Ibis
Use for a first read of the text

This resource is a complete lesson with all student materials for comprehending James Hurst’s short story “The Scarlet Ibis.” In this lesson, students read “The Scarlet Ibis” together and answer comprehension questions as they read. After reading the story, students illustrate the key events in the story. This lesson on “The Scarlet Ibis” contains literal and inferential questions, as well as a multiple choice, Common Core aligned exit ticket. This lesson can be used with 7th-10th graders and aligns to Common Core Standards RL 7.1, RL 8.1 and RL 9-10.1 and RL 7.3, RL 8.3 and RL 9-10.3. This resource DOES NOT contain the text of “The Scarlet Ibis.”
This lesson is designed to serve as a first read of the story, and to give students a comprehensive understanding of the story’s plot and characters, so they are primed for further analysis in later lessons. This lesson is designed for a 90 minute class period, and is part of the Scarlet Ibis bundle (released 8/2016), as well as the Short Storybundle.

Lesson Outline:
1. Do Now: Students chose one of two questions related to family relationships.
2. Shared Reading: Students read “The Scarlet Ibis” together and answer comprehension questions as they read. An Answer Key is provided.
3. Post Reading Check: Students create an illustration of the key scenes in the story.
4. Exit Ticket: 4 multiple choice questions on “The Scarlet Ibis” that require use of textual evidence. An answer key is provided.
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9
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Teaching Duration
90 Minutes

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The Scarlet Ibis Reading Comprehension
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The Scarlet Ibis Reading Comprehension
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