This no prep, digital activity will keep students engaged as they pair their knowledge of the story to literary terms, vocabulary and figurative language. It is a self paced activity that is great for students to do in class or during remote learning.
Jim and Della have saved enough money to buy back Jim's watch, but the shop owner who purchased the watch is missing. Maybe if they retrace their steps, they can find the buyer and get Jim's watch back. Can you help them?
Activities: (key included in download)
- Order of Events
- Literary Terms
- Irony Puzzle
- Figurative Language
- Interesting Facts about O'Henry
Frequently Asked Questions
Do I need physical locks? No. This all digital so there is no prep.
How long will this take? Plan for about 45 minutes on average and adjust for grade level and ability.
What browser do I need? Your students will need access to Google and a Google account.
How do students access the activities? They will click on the cards and then make their own copy of each slide. They will get their combination for each lock from the slide and enter it into the form next to the cards.
What devices do I need? It will work with desktops, laptops, tablets and most phones.
Can I embed this in Google Classroom? No. However, you can out from it. It will not show results in Google Classroom.
How can I grade the activity? You will be able to see responses on the form. If your students are working remotely and you want to give a completion grade, an idea would be to have them send you a screenshot of the ‘Congratulations Message’ at the end. I have also included an optional printable answer sheet as well.
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