A short story I wrote for my 8th grade students. It follows the Hero's Journey archetype so I've used it as an example that is entertaining and accessible to middle grade readers.The story is inspired by IT and features some elements of horror and
Includes a handout on how to decipher word meaning using context clues, prefixes and suffixes, and identifying types of words.
Pairs well with this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ccr28gxk35Y (credit to Shmoop)
This is a personal narrative I wrote for my 7th grade students. It is high interest and includes a plot diagram to practice tracking plot as well as basic comprehension questions with sentence starters.The story is a humorous retelling of a