After 20 Years by O. Henry
This is a complete lesson for the short story "After 20 Years" by O. Henry. No prep!

This product includes:

---Lesson Plan in EATS format including an activating strategy, teaching strategies, and more. The focus includes uncovering the theme

---Three printable worksheets, which include comprehension questions, exit ticket, and more…

---Answer Keys

---Powerpoint, which includes Essential Questions, PALS reading strategy, Essential Question Sample Answer, and more…

-- Bonus Freebie PowerPoint of O. Henry. (20 slides of Biographical information)

Included for Differentiation: A Writing Assignment (this is not an in-depth writing assignment, just a suggested culminating activity that is aligned with the Writing Common Core Standards

This lesson is Common Core aligned to :
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.6.1 Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text; provide an objective summary of the text.

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Created: Oct 23, 2016

Updated: Feb 22, 2018


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