Daily Archives: December 16, 2018

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 writi-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!

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Total Pages
16 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration

FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “New Year’s Rhyme Match”

by Reading and Writing Redhead

1st – 3rd Grade

Need a fun New Year’s activity? This includes rhyming word activities at 2 different difficulty levels and an opportunity for students to use those words in a quick writing activity. Easy rhymes include ones like moon/tune and song/gong while harder rhymes include confetti/petty and alone/groan. Great for grades 1, 2, and 3. Happy New Year everyone!




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