Daily Archives: March 25, 2021

Charles by Shirley Jackson Short Story Mini-Unit


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 students plan their paragraph

❒ An answer key for all activities

❒ 3-day lesson plan for easy planning

16 pages total

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Total Pages
16 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
3 days

FREE SCIENCE LESSON – “STEM Challenge: Creating the Longest Chain”

by Science and STEAM Team
1st – 3rd Grade

This is an easy STEM activity for elementary grades. Students will work in groups to complete the longest chain! There is a challenge sheet that clearly states the challenge; including the materials needed. There is also an engineering and design process recording sheet for groups to use when planning and improving their designs. This a sample of one of the activities in our Family STEM/ STEAM Night Package.

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