The House Burglar
a short story for English reading and speaking
Tony goes into his kitchen in the middle of the night to come face to face with a burglar.
He is young — and very nervous.
Tony sees the knife in his hand and has to play his next moves very carefully.
This is a great short story lesson plan ideal for any English or ESL class.
It comes complete and ready to use in PDF format. Each exercise starts on a new page.
The lesson plan consists of:
- some introductory questions
- The House Burglar - a short story of around 1000 words
- a page of reading comprehension questions
- a table of essential vocabulary and exercise
- a page of discussion questions
- a role play
- a debate activity
- a writing exercise
You can use this immediately for your class today. The story and exercises are engaging and designed to help your students speak out in class.
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a 13-page lesson plan in PDF format