The Interlopers Digital Close Read (Digital and Traditional Print)

Original price was: $6.75.Current price is: $4.50.

Engage your students in digital close reading and literary analysis! This digital and traditional print close reading activity for “The Interlopers” is aligned with the common core state standards (reading literature and writing) and requires students to go back to selected passages from the text to read and closely analyze the literary element, conflict.

With an emphasis placed on close reading, students will gain a better understanding of Saki’s short story, as well as increase their understanding of conflict, suspense, and theme. Students will then be able to write a one-paragraph literary response that includes quotations and analysis.

In this assignment, students will complete these tasks:

  • Read the short story
  • Go back and closely read selected passages
  • Annotate the short story and/or the selected passages
  • Find and cite evidence of a specified literary element
  • Write a literary analysis paragraph

This assignment includes:

  • Teacher instructions for assigning this file via Google Classroom
  • A link to the short story
  • A 6-slide Google Slides presentation for student work
  • A suggested answer key
  • A secured, PDF file for in-person teaching

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Original price was: $6.75.Current price is: $4.50.