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Truman Capote: Other Voices, Other Rooms

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students read and analyze Truman Capote's autobiographical short story, "A Christmas Memory." They discuss writing styles, conduct Internet research on Truman Capote, write a book review, and write a short story based on one of Truman...
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In Cold Blood

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
In Cold Blood, Truman Capote's groundbreaking work in the world of nonfiction literature, is the focus of a quick review resource. Readers solve a crossword puzzle that offers clues about the book's characters and events.
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"Desk Top Teaching" - Word Interrogation

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Don't let your class get tripped up on the tricky words in Truman Capote's In Cold Blood! Instead, assign each member of the class one or two words and each can be an expert. Explicit directions are included, as well as a list of...
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In Cold Blood Part 2: Fun Trivia Quiz

For Students 9th - 12th
A quick and easy way to assess your classes' basic reading comprehension, this quiz is one section of a larger master quiz on the novel In Cold Blood by Truman Capote. While most of the questions deal with important aspects of the novel,...
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In Cold Blood: A During Reading Activity

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Following the method used by Truman Capote, class members research a major character from his novel, In Cold Blood, and then conduct an interview with that character. The resulting research is used to craft a newspaper article about the...
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In Cold Blood: Cloze Procedure

For Students 8th - 10th
What is the reading level of your language arts or English class? If you're not sure if In Cold Blood would be an appropriate reading level for your kids, give them this cloze procedure. They read the complete reading selection once, and...
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In Cold Blood

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Capote's In Cold Blood. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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In Cold Blood, Part 1: Fun Trivia Quiz

For Students 9th - 12th
While I don't recommend this Fun Trivia Quiz on In Cold Blood for a class assignment, you may suggest your readers use it to self-assess their basic understanding of the work. It includes 15 multiple choice and true/false questions that...
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Directed Reading Thinking Activity (DRTA): Pre-Reading In Cold Blood

For Students 11th - 12th
Start your unit by reading the "Ballade des Pendus," by the character Villon. The class makes predictions, discusses what they might already know about the text, and reads the selection together. There are step-by-step plans detailed...
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Vocab-u-lous! Build a Fabulous Vocab

For Students 9th - 11th
In this vocabulary instructional activity, students decipher the best word choice to complete the sentence. All words begin with the letter T.
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Intermediate Question Response- "Your Favorite Movie"

For Students 7th - 11th
In this intermediate question response instructional activity, learners write a response telling what their favorite movie is and why. They read an exemplary answer, write a rough draft, and a final draft of their answer.

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