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The Elevator Short Story Mini Unit



The Elevator Short Story Mini Unit


Product Description

“The Elevator” Short Story Mini-Unit is a one-stop-shop for teaching the short story. Other than photocopies, all of the work has been done for you.

This mini-unit is suitable for grades 7 through 10 and includes: 
-a copy of the short story
-questions for comprehension
-a plot chart organizer
-activity to help students discover the author’s purpose for writing
-an instructional sheet on how to develop themes (with a practical example)
-an instructional sheet on how to develop a theme in paragraph form
-a graphic organizer to help students organize their paragraphs
-an example of a completed graphic organizer to plan the paragraph
-an example of a paragraph for “The Elevator.”
-a comprehensive answer key for all handouts
-a three-day lesson plan to accompany the story

It’s teaching made easy!


E-MAIL ME at teachwithpassion101@gmail.com . Be sure to include your e-mail address and buyer’s name. I will send you an attachment directly to your e-mail address.

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Total Pages
16 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration

FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “Free Kindness Quote Writing Prompt #kindnessnation #weholdthesetruths”

by Tracee Orman

6th – 9th Grade



“Kindness is a language the deaf can hear and the blind can see.”

From my best-selling Motivational Monday Weekly Writing Prompts Bell Ringers or Exit Slipsenjoy this free quote about kindness, along with four writing prompt questions and an optional handout.

This resource is a great way to promote positive behavior in your students, start a discussion about kindness, bullying, etc., or to kick off a “random acts of kindness” project. Plus, it’s EDITABLE! Change the prompts to suit your needs.

This IS included in my mega bundle: ALL of my WRITING RESOURCES GROWING BUNDLE.

If you like this resource, you’ll love having all 53 motivational quotes to use throughout the year. The full download comes with a classroom “Motivational Monday” sign and is completely editable so you can customize it for your students.


Find additional bell ringers and exit slips here:

Motivational Monday Weekly Writing Prompts Bell Ringers or Exit Slips {Editable}

A Year of Journal Prompts Aligned to the Common Core State Standards {Editable}

Google Drive Bell Ringers for ANY Book or Story

Common Core Bell Ringers and Exit Slips Bundle, Vol. 1

Common Core Bell Ringers Exit Slips Bundle, Volume 2

Created and copyrighted by Tracee Orman
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