The plot of "Amigo Brothers" by Piri Thomas is summarized in 9 statements. Students can number the events in the correct order, or teachers can cut out each statement for a kinesthetic sort. Answer key is provided.
Students will find evidence of character traits while reading "Charles" by Shirley Jackson. Students will analyze point of view, and using images will determine how the reader's perspective would have been different if Laurie was the narrator.
Students summarize chunks of text to track the plot of the teleplay "Monsters are Due on Maple Street." After summarizing the story, students then plot the relative conflict of each chunk of text, creating a visual representation of the creation of