Ray Bradbury's "There Will Come Soft Rains" is an excellent short story that is very relevant today. It can be appreciated by middle school and high school students alike, but it does contain some high level vocabulary words. Before beginning a study of the story, it is important for students to become familiar with those words. This vocabulary activity allows students to record the part of speech, definition, and quote from the story for seventeen different words found in the story. An answer key is also included.
Check out this study guide and test
for There Will Come Soft Rains. You may also want to incorporate this analysis project
into your short story unit.