Monday, April 19, 2010

The Monkey's Paw Worksheet

Name: ______________________________________

Teacher: ___________________________________

Class/Period: ________________________________

Date: _______________________________________

The Monkey’s Paw

Directions: Please fill in the following chart completely including one piece of textual evidence cited correctly. Be sure to write in COMPLETE SENTENCES.

IMPORTANT NOTE: If this worksheet does not provide enough space for you to write in complete sentences or to write your textual evidence correctly, please use the back of this worksheet or separate piece of paper.


Textual Evidence

Example: “Mr. White was a grumpy old man” (683).


The explanation should include: setting and characters


What is conflict in this story?

Rising Action

What happens to increase the tension leading up to the climax?


What is the turning point of the story and what makes this part the “turning point?”

Falling Action

What happened after the Climax?

Is the conflict solved?