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Frost and Fire Short Story Analysis | Ray Bradbury


In this resource, your students will read and analyze the dystopian short story “Frost and Fire” by Ray Bradbury where the characters are stuck on a nightmarish planet, directly impacted by solar radiation! Humans can only survive for EIGHT DAYS!

Included in this purchase:

  • Suggested Lesson Procedure for teachers
  • 2 Pre-reading activities to build anticipation
  • Powerpoint presentation that includes: Academic Vocabulary Words and Definitions
  • Graphic Organizer for Vocabulary Words
  • “Frost and Fire” Reading and Analysis Questions
  • After Reading Discussion Questions
  • Literary Analysis Chart that has students find and explain Bradbury’s use of: personification, metaphors, similes, imagery, symbolism, and irony from the story
  • Poem Analysis and comparison based on Robert Frost’s “Fire and Ice” poem
  • Answer Keys

File Types Included:

Teacher Guide and Answer Keys (PDF)

Student Copy of Activities (Word document—editable for teachers)

Student Copy of Activities (PDF—ready to print)

Powerpoint Presentation

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