Task Cards for the short story "The Monkey's Paw" by W. W. Jacobs
Are you tired of using handouts? Are you looking for a good way to differentiate? Have you tried using task cards? Task Cards are a great teaching tool that can be used in a variety of ways.You can:1) Put all the cards on a ring and give each student (or group) a set of cards.2) Leave the cards loose and give different students (or groups) different cards depending upon their level.3) Give students a choice (Pick 6 out of the 9 cards to complete by the end of the short story.)There are 9…
The Monkey's Paw is a short story that tests fate. This unit includes both digital and hard copies of resources that you can use with this short story. Included is an adaptation of The Monkey's Paw, vocabulary and activities, a plot diagram, comprehension questions, sequencing chart, mood and theme chart, wish chart, as well as an assessment.
The Monkey's Paw - Themes, Symbols and Motifs: Themes, symbols, and motifs come alive when you use a storyboard. In this activity, students will identify themes and symbols from the story, and support their choices with details from the text.
This "Monkey's Paw" audio recording will help teach this high school classroom favorite. Find more at http://www.elacommoncorelessonplans.com/the-monkeys-paw-movie-lesson-plan-and-other-video-resources.html.