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All Summer in a Day Short Story Analysis


“All Summer in a Day” by Ray Bradbury—Short Story Reading Comprehension Activities includes the following materials:

  • activating strategy
  • anticipation activity
  • academic vocabulary graphic organizer and definitions
  • reading questions for comprehension and literary analysis (with answers)
  • different seasons graphic organizer
  • journal prompts
  • summarizing strategy — story board activity

Check out this awesome ESCAPE ROOM based on the story!

Standards focus:

-Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.

-Analyze how an author develops and contrasts the points of view of different characters or narrators in a text.

-Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

-Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to the characters, setting, and plot; provide an objective summary of the text.