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Worksheet: Elements of A Short Story
Four questions about conclusion, climax, tone, and theme make up this worksheet about literary elements. The questions are specific to certain short stories ("The Landlady," "The Tell Tale Heart," "There Will Come Soft Rains," and "The...
7th - 9th English Language Arts
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, "The Speckled Band" Lesson
Seventh graders read a number of Sherlock Holmes adventures so that they can compare them. They examine how author's use tension to build up to a climax and determine how Sherlock Holmes uses critical thinking to solve cases.
7th English Language Arts
What are the characteristics that define a short story
Ninth graders discover the characteristics of a short story. Students read short stories. They investigate elements such as climax, resolution, exposition, conflict and point of view. Students apply the elements to the composition of...
9th English Language Arts
An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge Lesson Plan 5
Students continue to read the story "An Occurrence at Owl Creek". In groups, they define the word foreshadowing. They identify the points in the story that they believe are the rising action, climax, falling action and resolution. They...
9th - 10th English Language Arts
Dramatic Structure of the Short Story
The second lesson in a series of fourteen, this plan takes the short story basics a step further. Learners complete a quiz about the story from the previous day, discuss the text, learn about Anton Chekhov, and work in groups to begin...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Anticlimax: Good Stories with Bad Endings
Students write endings to stories. In this writing endings to stories lesson, students rewrite the endings to stories they have read that they believe had an anticlimactic ending. Students write their ending in a NoteFolio file on their...
8th - 10th English Language Arts
Literature Circle Guide: The Sign of the Beaver
A thorough, straightforward guide for organizing literature circles in your unit on Elizabeth George Speare's The Sign of the Beaver is both enriching and educational. It includes activities that activate prior knowledge, discussion...
4th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
501 Writing Prompts
Never again will you need to worry about coming up with a writing prompt! This packet contains, as it says, 501 prompts that are suitable for fourth graders on up. The prompts are paired into four categories (persuasive, expository,...
4th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Graphic Organizers for Reading Strategies
Help your pupils grow the reading strategies they need to succeed by supporting them with various graphic organizers. This packet includes a wealth of attractively formatted graphic organizers for predicting, keeping track of plot,...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Binoculars are used as a metaphor for good descriptive writing. Class members first view a small picture and then an enlarged view of the same image in which the details come into focus. Next, learners examine a paragraph lacking sensory...
8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable