A set of 25 task cards and exercises on prose comprehension of a fictional story, “After Twenty Years” by O. Henry.
After working with these worksheets students will be able to:
- Spot the setting elements and describe the setting.
- Name the characters and make a character sketch.
- Discover the plot elements and develop the plot.
- Analyse the text to make a critical appreciation.
- Examine the lines from the text with reference to context.
This resource includes:
(EXERCISE 1) Vocabulary check
(EXERCISE 2) Identifying setting elements of the given story
(EXERCISE 3) Describing the setting of the story
(EXERCISE 4) Answering application-based questions
(EXERCISE 5) Selecting best option to answer setting questions
(EXERCISE 6) Spotting the traits of the characters in the story
(EXERCISE 7) Identifying one of the main character’s elements in the story
(EXERCISE 8) Making a character sketch of the main character
(EXERCISE 9) Making character sketch of all the characters
(EXERCISE 10) Selecting best option to answer characterization questions
(EXERCISE 11) Identifying plot elements of the story
(EXERCISE 12) Identifying plot description elements in the story
(EXERCISE 13) Developing the plot of the story
(EXERCISE 14) Making a story plots
(EXERCISE 15) Selecting the best option to answer plot questions
(EXERCISE 16) Identifying story elements by answering questions
(EXERCISE 17) Identifying story elements of the story
(EXERCISE 18) Making a critical appreciation of the story
(EXERCISE 19) Writing a story
(EXERCISE 20) Selecting the best option to answer story components questions
(EXERCISE 21) Identifying summary elements
(EXERCISE 22) Writing a summary using the template
(EXERCISE 23) Explaining the line with reference to context
(EXERCISE 24) Finding the context of the famous quotes
(EXERCISE 25) Selecting the best option to answer inferential questions
Here are some possible uses for these in your classroom:
- To challenge early finishers
- For effective tutoring
- As ESL stations and sub tubs
- As holiday work and homework
- For small group collaborations
- For an end of unit assessments
- For reinforcement and enrichment