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English Lottery

The Lottery Infographic | Course Hero

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"The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson Unit with Hunger Games Comparison

Students' reactions after reading "The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson---short stories at the start of the year

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10 Controversial Short Stories

Ten Controversial Stories. Many of these are taught in English Language Arts classrooms today. Many have withstood their early criticism. Others may never gain mainstream acceptance.

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The Lottery

The Lottery, short story by Shirley Jackson, film 11 minutes

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"Happy as a clam" means very happy. Example: Bob was happy as a clam when he won the lottery.

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"The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson Unit with Hunger Games Comparison

"The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson Short Story Unit - includes everything you need to teach.

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Full audio text of Shirley Jackson's "The Lottery." Wish I had found this before yesterday. The kids didn't love my "Tessie" voice.

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"Too good to be true" means "so good that it is hard to ​believe, too positive to be real". Example: The news that he won $5 million lottery prize was too good to be true.

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Picture Books That Demonstrate Persuasive Writing

Persuasive writing can also be creative writing! This post teaches you how to use picture book examples of persuasive writing as mini-lessons to improve your student's persuasive pieces.

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Task Cards for the short story "The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson

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 12 out of the 16 cards to complete by the end of the short story.)

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