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Charles by Shirley Jackson Short Story Mini-Unit



Charles by Shirley Jackson  Short Story Mini-Unit


Product Description
This short story mini-unit features Shirley Jackson’s short story “Charles.” Appropriate for grades 7 to 10, the lessons focus on the development of theme and paragraphs.

Included in the mini-unit is: 
• A copy of the short story
• A prediction chart
• An anticipation guide
• Activity sheet (select important passages in the text for later theme and paragraph support)
• Author’s purpose activity sheet
• How to develop a theme sheet with an example
• A graphic organizer to help student plan their paragraph
• An answer key for all activities
• 3-day lesson plan for easy planning

15 pages total

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Total Pages
15 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
3 days

FREE MISC. LESSON – “Christmas Ideas: Outside the Box Activities for the Middle Years”

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4th – 10th Grade



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