Great American Short Stories - Downloadable Activity Pack

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Page Length: 123 pgs.
Copyright: 2010
Weight: 0.00 lbs.
Item Code: 307188
ISBN: 9781935465751

Make learning about literature both fun and effective — and have other teachers asking how you get your students so excited to learn — with Prestwick House Activity Packs!

Get students thinking strategically about elements like theme, symbols, characterization, and allusion using dozens of fun activities in each Prestwick House Activity Pack. Watch your students become involved in the literature they are reading and take their understanding of novels and plays to a whole new level.

Below are the titles of all 19 short stories included within this compilation:

  • Nathaniel Hawthorne, "Young Goodman Brown"
  • Edgar Allan Poe, "The Tell-Tale Heart"
  • Herman Melville, "Bartleby"
  • Bret Harte, "The Luck of Roaring Camp"
  • Stephen Crane, "The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky"
  • Mark Twain, "The Private History of a Campaign that Failed"
  • Sarah Orne Jewett, "A White Heron"
  • Charles Waddell Chesnutt, "The Goophered Grapevine"
  • Mary E. Wilkins Freeman, "A New England Nun"
  • Charlotte Perkins Gilman, "The Yellow Wallpaper"
  • Henry James, "The Real Thing"
  • Kate Chopin, "A Pair of Silk Stockings"
  • Jack London, "To Build a Fire"
  • Ambrose Bierce, "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge"
  • Theodore Dreiser, "The Lost Phoebe"
  • Willa Cather, "Paul's Case"
  • F. Scott Fitzgerald, "Bernice Bobs Her Hair"
  • Sherwood Anderson, "The Egg"
  • Ernest Hemingway, "The Killers"

Each Prestwick House Activity Pack contains more than 40 different activities, such as

  • Writing poetry;
  • Creating dramatization;
  • Completing maps and charts;
  • Creating collages;
  • Drawing editorial cartoons;
  • Staging sets and scenes;
  • Responding to the literature in various ways;
  • Conducting surveys;
  • Creating scenarios;
  • And more!

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