This Power Point presentation was a great way to introduce the short story, "The Scarlet Ibis," by James Hurst to my English (grade 9) students).
This Power Point includes:
1) Focus Writing Activity (about cruelty / sibling rivalry) to go along with the story
2) Vocabulary Activity (to go with vocabulary squares and/or sentences)
3) Vocabulary Matching Activity (can be used as a focus or class activity)
4) Presentation to introduce literary terms: