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36 reviewed resources for short story elements quiz

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Elements of the Short Story

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What elements make the short story a distinct genre? After generating a list of common elements and a working definition, class members identify the characters, setting, plot, rising action, crisis, climax, and conclusion in “The Three...
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Worksheet: Elements of A Short Story

For Students 7th - 9th
Four questions about conclusion, climax, tone, and theme make up this worksheet about literary elements. The questions are specific to certain short stories ("The Landlady," "The Tell Tale Heart," "There Will Come Soft Rains," and "The...
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Edgar Allan Poe Short Story WebQuest

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Introduce your class to Edgar Allan Poe with a series of mostly self-guided tasks and assignments. Class members follow the list of tasks, starting by watching a video with background information and ending with a compare-and-contrast...
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Unit Overview, Short Story

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This unit overview details the rationale for, lists the stories included in, and a timeline for a study of the short story genre. Designed for juniors and seniors, the unit would be appropriate for freshmen and sophomores as well.
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Teach 21 Lesson: The Short of It, Lesson 12/12

For Teachers 6th - 8th
How can you write a short story from the "Somebody/Wanted/But/So" format? It might not make sense now, but as students complete the attached chart, their stories will begin to take shape. Additionally, the lesson includes a story...
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Teaching the Short Story - Teacher's Packet

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Get your writers composing their own short stories by following some or all of the ideas included here. You'll find short lessons and activities, handouts and assignment pages, sample paragraphs and sentences, and all sorts of great...
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Dramatic Structure of the Short Story

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The second lesson in a series of fourteen, this plan takes the short story basics a step further. Learners complete a quiz about the story from the previous day, discuss the text, learn about Anton Chekhov, and work in groups to begin...
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Short Story Unit: Final Assessments

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
This final resource in a series of fourteen lists all of the assessments for a short story unit. While designed to go specifically with the unit, these assessment ideas could be used to inspire projects for other units as well. Included...
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Sophomore English Short Story/Nonfiction Unit

For Students 10th
In these short story/nonfiction worksheets, 10th graders complete an entire packet on short stories and nonfiction text by answering several questions and charts as well as taking a final test. Students overall objective is to identify...
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The Process of Reading vocabulary, literary elements

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Cover Freytag's Triangle and examine Anton Chekhov's "The Bet" in this third lesson plan in a series of fourteen based around short stories. Learners take a quiz and discuss Freytag's triangle. They apply the triangle to "The Bet" and...
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Edgar Allan Poe Realty: Fun Trivia Quiz

For Students 8th - 10th
Often these Fun Trivia quizzes are low-quality and have questionable educational merit. However, this interactive online activity provides a clever way to test understanding of setting in various Edgar Allan Poe stories.
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Poe's Short Stories by Edgar Allan Poe

For Students 8th - 12th
High schoolers respond to 15 questions about short stories by Edgar Allan Poe and his works. Using the Cliffs Notes website they may also link to an online interactive quiz on the stories at the bottom of the page.
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Introduction to Ernest Hemingway

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What is a white elephant, and what does it have to do with Ernest Hemingway? Study "Hills Like White Elephants" in-depth by following the procedures outlined in this lesson, the fifth in a series of fourteen. Learners start the day with...
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Elements of the short story on PowerPoint

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders create a PowerPoint presentation from one short story with five slides explaining and diagramming the elements of the short story (character, setting, plot, theme, point of view). they present their work to the class.
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What's the Big Idea

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Discuss the concept of main idea in a story or other reading material. Middle schoolers identify the main idea in a passage using a technique that eliminates unnecessary words not relevant to the main idea.
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The Metamorphosis and Other Stories by Franz Kafka

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this literature worksheet, students respond to 20 short answer and essay questions about Kafka's The Metamorphosis and Other Stories. Students may also link to an online interactive quiz on the stories at the bottom of the page.
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Vantage Points- Multiple Perspectives

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
Explore elements of fiction and plot with your middle schoolers through the Japanese short story The Wise Old Woman. Although this lesson is designed around the Holt Literature Book (which includes this story), the links and procedural...
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The Spookiest Attic

For Students 4th Standards
What's that creepy noise? Listen closely and read even closer with a comprehension activity based on a short scary story. Fourth graders then answer a series of comprehension questions about theme, vocabulary, and elements of plot.
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Plot Structure

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders review the parts of a plot sequence for a short story. They think of a famous Disney movie and plot the events of the movie in the correct plot sequence. They do the same for a comic strip, labeling the exposition, rising...
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Mythology Study Guide

For Students 9th - 12th
In this literature activity, learners respond to 20 short answer and essay questions about noteworthy myths. Students may also link to an online interactive quiz on the novel at the bottom of the page.
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Learning Plot

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders identify certain literary elements such as conflict, and exposition within the text of a variety of studenT books. Aspects of literary elements such as theme, and allusion are explored in this lesson.
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Using a Story: Miko the Monkey

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Pupils discuss prior knowledge about monkeys with teacher and take a "Monkey Facts" quiz. In this language arts lesson, students make flash cards of vocabulary words and listen as teacher read Miko the Monkey. Pupils complete a series of...
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Red Gold-The Epic Story of Blood

For Students 9th - 12th
In this blood worksheet, students watch a video called "The Epic Story of Blood" and answer 24 questions about the creation of blood, how it is produced, blood donation, blood banks and transfusions. Students take an short quiz about the...
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Lord of the Flies: Themes and Notetaking

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
William Golding's Lord of the Flies is a treasure trove of symbolism and literary themes. Help your kids note the richest passages in the book with a activity and graphic organizer. The activity prepares kids to come up with a thesis...