Class Agenda# 24B- Scary Stories Work Time

Timer- “Witch Doctor”  David Saville (2:23 – 1958)


Do Now- 

  1. Use the prompt below to work on your own story or draw a picture of what you’re visualizing.

    I always thought my cat had a staring problem – she always seemed fixated on my face. Until one day, when I realized that she was always looking just behind me.

    Share with your partner

  • SLT-
    • SLT- I can read and analyze horror stories in a variety of ways.

    Breakdown: Circle Verbs, Underline Nouns


Class Work 

  • Use “boxes and bullets” or a “double entry journal” to record evidence of Elements Of Horror in the story.
    • Write down the story title
    • Focus on just the following Elements of Horror – How does this story use ______
      • Mood, Dark Side of Life, Plot Contains Frightening or Unexpected Events
    • Find quotes or paraphrase chunks of text that support your thinking. (3-7 bullets depending on the length of the story)
    • Summarize the story in your own words.
    • Write your own adaptation of the short story for HW.
  • Extra-
  • HW
  • 30 Minutes of Reading, 2-3 Sentence Reaction/Summary, 1 Page of Independent Writing – Horror Stories Encouraged.

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