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The Wish Short Story Lesson

The Wish Short Story Lesson

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Total Pages: 25 pages
Answer Key: Included with rubric
Teaching Duration: N/A
File Size: 6 MB
File Type: Zip

The Wish Short Story Lesson | PDF & Digital Formats: This short story lesson on The Wish" 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 resource contains individual PDFs of student pages to assist with online learning i.e. Google Classroom™. The unit also comes with Google Slides™ versions of the included graphic organizers for 1:1 technology schools.

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Lesson Includes:

  • Making Predictions
  • Comprehension Questions + Answer Key
  • Literary Elements and Devices Graphic Organizer + Answer Key
  • Extend Your Learning Assignment
  • 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

Teacher Feedback 

  1. “My students loved this story and all of the work with it. It was challenging for the kids and kept them occupied at the end of the year.”
  2. “Easy for my students to follow. Really helped in their understanding.”
  3. “Students loved this and so did I!”


  • This resource is NOT editable.
  • Due to copyright, PDFs of the short story are not included.
  • This lesson is included in the 6th Grade Short Story Unit.

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