Class Agenda# 26B- Scary Stories Work Time

Timer- “Werewolves Of London”  Warren Zevon (3:33 – 1978)


Do Now- 

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

    The last thing I saw was my alarm clock flashing 12:07 before she pushed her long rotting nails through my chest, her other hand muffling my screams. I sat bolt upright, relieved it was only a dream, but as I saw my alarm clock read 12:06, I heard my closet door creak open.

    Share with your partner

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

    Breakdown: Circle Verbs, Underline Nouns


Review ET Horror Assignment –

Props Flyers


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.
  • HW
  • 30 Minutes of Reading, 2-3 Sentence Reaction/Summary, 1 Page of Independent Writing – Horror Stories Encouraged.

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