Valentine's Day Short Story - The Chaser by John Collier Slides and Activities

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Valentine's Day Short Story - The Chaser by John Collier Slides and Activities: This short story resource is the perfect lesson for Valentine's Day! The Chaser by John Collier tells the story of a young man named Alan who is desperate to make a woman named Diana fall in love with him. He is so desperate, in fact, that he is willing to use a love potion! This Valentine's Day short story lesson includes a slideshow, an assignment that focuses on the valuable reading skill of making inferences and predictions, and a final creative writing assignment. While the short story works great around Valentine's Day, it can also be used at any time of the year!

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Included In The Valentine's Day Short Story Resource:

➡️ The Chaser PowerPoint presentation: This 16-slide PowerPoint presentation will easily guide you through the lesson with discussion questions, assignment prompts, and answer keys. Everything is laid out for you from beginning to end!

➡️ The Chaser Short Story Inference Assignment: Have your students demonstrate their understanding of Collier's short story and use their inference skills with this assignment that has students examine quotes from the novel and share their inferences and predictions. A sample answer key is provided!

➡️ Dear Abby Advice Column Assignment: This writing assignment allows the student to advise the main character, which not only has students practice their writing, but also show knowledge of characterization.

***The full text of the short story is not included for copyright reasons, but can easily be found by searching the title and author online. Ensure you read the story before purchasing. ***

What Teachers Are Saying About This Valentine's Day Short Story Resource:

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