Monday, November 23, 2015

FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON - “Gift of the Magi by O. Henry Freebie Graphic Organizers Common Core”

by James Whitaker
7th - 12th Grade

[[Short Story Series—FREEBIE!]]
The Gift of the Magi 
by O. Henry
Grades 7-12

Product Overview/Preface:

This product contains over 10 pages of well thought-out, sophisticated, and effective graphic organizers to help teach and support a unit study of O. Henry’s classic Short Story “The Gift of the Magi”. 

My activities are meant for both reinforcement and rigorous instruction in the analysis, synthesis, and evaluation of rigorous texts. You can easily guide students in scaffolding their knowledge and building a strong foundation in high order thinking processes. Approach the text like you have never done before! 

Product Includes: 

< 1 Vocabulary Literary Element List 
< 1 Mini-Lesson Handout for 4 HOT Lit. Elements
< 1 Citing Textual Evidence GO
< 1 Symbolism GO
< 1 Conflict GO 
< 1 Theme Foundation GO
< 1 Universal Theme GO 
< 1 Cornell Notes Template 
< 1 Interactive Notebook Foldable 
< 1 Vocabulary Analysis GO

Perfect for: 
< Direct instruction
< Pre-Writing for Responses to Literature & Essays 
< Alternative Book Reviews, Reports, and End Projects 
< Bulletin Board Displays 
< Guided, Independent, Literature Circles, and Book Club Activities 

Please feel free to ask any questions—I will definitely respond to all inquiries in a timely fashion. 

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Hopefully my products will help strengthen your lessons, help your students learn, and make your life easier. 
Thank you and enjoy! —J.D. Whitaker

Copyright © 2013 James D. Whitaker, SophistThoughts™ 
All rights reserved by author.
Permission to copy for single classroom use only.
Electronic distribution limited to single classroom use only.
Not for public display. 

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