These are the vocabulary quizzes to accompany stories students read in this unit. Stories include: Everyday Use by Alice Walker A Sound of Thunder by Ray Bradbury Initiation by Sylvia Plath On the Rainy River by Tim O'Brien A Witness for the Prosecution by Agatha Christie This resource is part of the Fiction Unit and the English 10 course.


  • Language Arts > General
  • Language Arts > Literature
  • Language Arts > Vocabulary

Education Levels:

  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10


short story fiction reading



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This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of 2009-01-03.

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Technical Completeness: 3
Content Accuracy: 3
Appropriate Pedagogy: 0

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This collection provides seven resources of vocabulary quizzes and word puzzles for short stories from Agatha Christie, Ray Bradbury, Alice Walker, Sylvia Plath, and Tim O’Brien. Words are used in context and each exercise offers an opportunity for meaningful and lasting vocabulary development.

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