Help your students understand W. W. Jacobs' story more in-depth with this CCSS aligned close reading assignment!

This "Monkey's Paw" audio recording will help teach this high school classroom favorite. Find more at

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"The Monkey's Paw" - Free full online text of the classic story, "The Tale of the Monkey's Paw." Beautifully illustrated! A perfectly spooky read for teens on a cold winter's night.

The Monkey's Paw: Interactive Layered Flip Book, Final Test, and Answer Keys ($)

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Love the short story "The Monkey's Paw"! Excellent questions tiered by three different levels of critical thinking!

Your middle and high schoolers will LOVE the variety of fun-filled yet rigorous CCSS-aligned activities and handouts for the classic thriller, "The Monkey's Paw." Includes full text of story and detailed answer keys.

This close reading assignment for "The Monkey's Paw" is aligned with the common core state standards (reading literature and writing) and requires students to go back to selected passages from the text to read and closely analyze the conflict and theme in the story.With an emphasis placed on close reading, students will gain a better understanding of W.

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