Lamb to the Slaughter Short Story Lesson


Lamb to the Slaughter: This short story lesson on “Lamb to the Slaughter” by Roald Dahl focuses on literary elements of plot, character, setting, theme, and conflict as well as these literary devices: similes, metaphors, symbols and foreshadowing. Use this lesson to introduce or review literary elements and literary devices with your students. This lesson is Google Classroom™️ compatible with individual PDFs and Google Slides™️ graphic organizers included.

Lesson Includes

-Comprehension Questions + Answer Key

-Literary Elements and Devices Graphic Organizer + Answer Key

-Standards-based Assessment

-Points-based Assessment

-Individual PDFs of student pages for uploading to Google Classroom or other online learning portals

-Google Slides graphic organizers for 1:1 schools

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Due to copyright, PDFs of the short story are not included. This lesson is included in the Short Story Unit Middle School Bundle 2 .

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