This scaffolded worksheet is meant to pair with the short story "Charles" by Shirley Jackson. Use this worksheet to teach close reading and look for verbal irony.
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This graphic organizer is an excellent support to use in conjunction with the RACE (read, answer, cite, explain) self regulation writing strategy. RACE is a research based writing strategy that supports students with learning disabilities, as well
This scaffolded worksheet pairs with the short story "Lamb to the Slaughter" by Roald Dahl. It includes a definition and examples of dramatic irony, and guided notes for close reading of "Lamb to the Slaughter".
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This guided worksheet pairs perfectly with an independent reading assignment. These self-reflections are a great way for teachers to monitor students' independent reading habits, progress and depth of engagement. The worksheet includes a
This worksheet reviews the three types of irony; situational, dramatic, and verbal. The examples provided are pulled from a wide range of sources- from classic literature to well know movies like "Monsters Inc."