The Sniper: Complete Unit

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The Sniper: Complete Unit
This complete short story unit contains three ready to print lessons with student materials and an answer key for Liam O’Flaherty’s short story “The Sniper.” These lessons are written for 90 minute class periods and will fill 3 days of instruction. If class periods are shorter, this study will take at least a week. This complete short story study is intended for 8th-10th grades.

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Teacher Directions
1.The Sniper: Reading Comprehension
Students read the story independently or as a class and stop and jot answers to comprehension questions during reading. There are several big picture questions for students to complete after reading.
2.The Sniper: Figurative Language
Students close read different sections of ‘The Sniper” to identify figurative language and determine its purpose.
3. The Sniper: Writing Lesson
Students write two analytical paragraphs about how “The Sniper” addresses the complexities of war. One is written as a class and the other independently.There is a rubric included for the writing.

Each lesson has directions on the student handouts for each activity or part of the lesson.

Check out these other short story units:
The School Play
All Summer in A Day
Ordeal By Cheque

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Total Pages
21
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Teaching Duration
3 Days

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The Sniper: Complete Unit
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