Lesson Plan

One Thousand Bucks!

Short Story Lesson O. Henry One Thousand Dollars
Sheryl P.
Classroom teacher
Miami Killian Senior High School
Miami, United States
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My Grades 9, 10, 11, 12
My Subjects English Language Arts

Students will be able to understand literary components of O. Henry's Short Story, One Thousand Dollars

English Language Arts
Grades 9 – 12
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1 Hook

Utilizing Edmodo and the associated app inside Edmodo, Blendspace, students will navigate a lesson on O. Henry, One Thousand Dollars.  The lesson components include:  Story with audio; link to images of the author; fun video; powerpoint looking at the theme of the story; vocabulary lesson using words in context; before, during and after reading activities; and a quiz. Edmodo and Blendspace allows students to progress through the lesson at their own pace. 

3 Independent Practice

Activity: Reading

4 Guided Practice

Activity: Reading

Before, during and after reading discussion questions and vocabulary lessons. 

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6 Wrap UP

Activity: Assessing


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