Short Stories

Graphic Organizers
chart for elements of a short story

another way to analyze a short story or article
graphic organizer for 3 types of irony
graphic organizer to contrast characters similar but more detailed


graphic organizer for types of conflict
graphic organizer to look at a conflict in more detail and summarize
good for chunking the text, making inferences & predictions about what will happen next







Interlopers

post-reading formative


The Necklace
pre-reading
post-reading formative
plot sequence activity/manipulatives

reader's theater play version of the story

The Gift of the Magi

application of vocab.
post-reading formative



reader's theater play version of the story


Most Dangerous Game



Scarlet Ibis




*EXTRAS*
Silly short story about a hamster with attention to alliteration, foreshadowing, inference, and tone
fable of "The Dog and His Shadow"