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The Fun They Had Mini Short Story Unit – Digital Download in Google Drive


With online learning becoming more prevalent in our society, most of our students have experienced traditional learning in a classroom with socialization and online at home.  Both approaches to learning come with their own sets of challenges and rewards. Isaac Asimov’s short story “The Fun They Had” introduces an interesting opportunity for students to discuss the importance of social and human contact in learning.

 Appropriate for grades 7-10

Resource contains

❒ Lesson plan to guide the teacher

❒ Pre-reading journal activity, a brief introduction of the author and historical context 

❒ A copy of the short story with directions on how to annotate the work

❒ Comprehension questions (in both Google Docs and Google Forms formats)

❒ A copy of the short story both annotated for the teacher and without annotation for students

❒ An answer key

❒ An optional Letter Writing Enrichment Activity

❒ Evaluation or enrichment activity (with rubric and self-evaluation checklist)

Pages total 17 pages and a Google Forms

The resource is completely editable in Google Docs and Forms.

When your purchase is complete, you will download a PDF document containing the links to the digital resources.  You will be invited to make a copy of the document and save it in your drive. 

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It’s teaching made easy!

Total Pages
17 and 1 Google Forms
Answer Key
Included with rubric
Teaching Duration
3 days

FREE MATH LESSON – “Add & Subtract Mixed Fractions FREEBIE | Boom Cards Digital Task Cards”

by Master Xuan
4th – 5th Grade

This deck consists of 11 boom cards, 1 card each from the 11 decks in the ADD & SUBTRACT MIXED NUMBERS BUNDLE. Get a glimpse of the various cards with this free boom deck. If you like it, save more by buying the bundle at a discounted price!

This freebie lets your students practice adding and subtracting mixed numbers with like and unlike denominators. Engage your students with 3 interactions: Fill in the Blanks, Drag and Drop, and Multiple Choice. Cards are not randomized.

This is taught in Singapore Primary 5.

Great for:

  • Drills
  • Reviews
  • Math Centers
  • Early Finisher
  • Independent Work
  • Homework

This resource includes:

★ A link to access Digital Task Cards on the Boom Learning℠ website

★ Built-In Answer Key

Let me know if you want any specific Boom Cards topics/methods that you would like to have. Just drop me an email at heymasterxuan@gmail.com.

Advantage of Boom Cards

  • No prep – save time
  • Paperless – save paper and ink
  • Self-grading and allow you to track student progress.
  • Support Distance Learning
  • Work on a laptop, desktop, Chromebook, tablet, or any other mobile device that can access the internet.
  • Can be used on interactive whiteboard & Smart Board.

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Copyright © 2021 Master Xuan

All rights reserved by the author.

Permission to copy for single classroom use only.

Electronic distribution limited to single classroom use only. Not for public display.


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