The Most Dangerous Game by Richard Connell: Mini-Unit
The Most Dangerous Game is a classic piece of gothic fiction. Perfect for Halloweenweek! A unit in itself, this activity pack will run 4-7 days depending on grade/expectations/level.
Page 1 Cover Page Pages 2-3 Vocabulary Study: antonyms, synonyms, mnemonic device/drawing... made for eight words, to be selected by students or teacher Pages 4-5 Reading Comprehension Questions: some are right/wrong, some are thought questions (no right/wrong), answer key on page 8 Page 6 Character Study: Venn graphic organizer, and character comparison writing activity Page 7 Setting Activity: Students make a map of the setting (Ship-Trap Island). Requirements: all relevant structures, compass rose, title, key, etc. Grading rubric included. An activity which focuses on setting, and is fun because the students can be creative and integrate art. Teacher selects map size and whether it is independent or group work, which will let you better control the length of time you want to spend on the activity. Page 8 Answer key
-Great for studying setting, character, plot, rising action, and mood! Classic gothic fiction. Also, you can get the movie to watch after studying the text version. -The short story itself is not included in this workbook. It can be found many places, such as: http://www.classicshorts.com -All questions are followed with answer space so no additional paper needed.