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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

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Total Pages
16 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration

FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “Consonant Digraphs Build a Word Digital Activities Short Vowel Word Work”

by Tessa Maguire
Kindergarten – 1st Grade

Consonant Digraphs Build a Word is an interactive, digital phonics activity perfect for kindergarten and first grade classrooms! Students use the given grapheme tiles and Elkonin boxes to build short vowel words with digraphs given a picture. There are 20 Slides included. This activity is ready to use in Google Slides, Google Classroom, and SeeSaw! It’s perfect for in class centers using Chromebooks or tablets, or for online learning.


•Consonant Digraphs (20 slides)

•Directions for Google Slides and Seesaw


• CVC Build a Word

Other Word Work Activities:

• Blends See it, Say it, Tap it

• Final E See it, Say it, Tap it

• CVC Words Bundle

• CVC Words See it, Say it, Tap it

You may also be interested in:

• Digital Hundreds Chart Puzzles | Distance Learning | Google Slides

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