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Lesson 2 -The Fruitcake Special

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After learn about the synopsis and the  plot of “The Fruitcake Special”, the following slides will explain about the characters and their characteristics in this short story. Each characters portrayed by the writer have their own roles which affect the flow of the story.


Lesson 3 – The Fruitcake Special

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Same as other short stories, this story also have its own moral values, which are important to be  emphasized by the teachers. The following lesson might be helpful for the teachers to plan their lesson about moral values of “The Fruitcake Special”.

Test Yourself – In The Midst of Hardship

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Hye readers! Now it is the time to put on your thinking cap! Let’s try out the following interactive exercises and activities that constructed based on the poem “In The Midst of Hardship”. Please go through and revise the lessons provided for this poem before completing this activities!

ACTIVITY 1 : Filling Up the Empty Space

ACTIVITY 2 : Cross Word Puzzle

ACTIVITY 3: Find The Correct Partner For Them

ACTIVITY 4 : Rearrange The Lines

Sentence 1
Sentence 2
Sentence 3
Sentence 4
Sentence 5

ACTIVITY 5: Think & Choose the Correct Answer

ACTIVITY 6 : True of False? You Decide It!

Test Yourself – The Fruitcake Special

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Holla everyone! Welcome to this section! Please prepare yourself to answer the following exercises and activities about the short story “The Fruitcake Special”.

ACTIVITY 1 : Pick Up the Right Word

ACTIVITY 2 : Match the Sentences

ACTIVITY 3 : Make a Wise Choice

ACTIVITY 4 : Right or Wrong?? Let’s Decide It!

Teacher’s Guide for Lessons

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This lesson is designed to draw students’ attention and attraction to learn literature in more fun and interactive learning environment.

So teachers, how do you go about in Lite’s Corner? Basically, you can use this in one of your lesson plan activities where you explain the component of poem [In The Midst of Hardship] and short story [The Fruitcake Special] based on the notes provided.

Interactive activities for each lesson ranging from reading comprehension to crossword puzzle also have been prepared. So, you can test your students’ understanding right away by asking them to try out the exercises prepared using Hot Potatoes software.

A sample of lesson plans for poem ‘In The Midst of Hardship’ and short story ‘The Fruitcake Special’ has been prepared for your reference in the next post.

Hope you can get some input and idea to teach poem & short story after exploring this website.. My last word, enjoy your reading & have a g0od lesson plan for your students!

Lesson Plan For “In The Midst Of Hardship”

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Hye teachers! The following slides is the sample of lesson plan that might be helpful for you to design a literature lesson for the poem “In The Midst of Hardship”. All the activity constructed in the lesson is referring to the lessons and activities given in this site.

Therefore, it is advisable for you to go through the lesson and activities in order for you to match it with your students’ level of proficiency. Bear in your mind that this lesson required all the students to browse this site so make sure the computer have the internet access.

Lesson Plan for “The Fruitcake Special”

Hye teachers!

Now let us move to the next lesson plan, which is for the short story  “The Fruitcake Special”. As the previous lesson  plan, this lesson also is solely depend on the internet access in order to browse this site.

I am sure your students will enjoy this lesson as this short story itself is interesting! But, do not forget to guide your students when browsing this site in order to ensure they are doing the right activity.