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The Elevator Short Story Mini-Unit


“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

You may also be interested in the following products:

ELA Literature Study Unit

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Rain, Rain, Go away Short Story

Seventh Grade Short Story

Short Story Bundle

It’s teaching made easy!

Total Pages
16 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration

FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “February Writing Prompts FREE”

by 2touchlives
2nd – 5th Grade

This product includes writing prompts for the whole month of February and the topics are across the curriculum. They cover some of the standards and can be used as Literacy Centers, morning seat work, writing for those who finish early or for homeschooling. Some topics include research, comparing and contrasting, giving an opinion, summarizing, to name a few.
All you have to do is print, and then have your student’s cut and paste in their journal it is that simple.
BUNDLE: If you like this product it will be included as a bundle at a discounted price with all of the school months.
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