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I remember reading this story as a play in middle school. There was something that immediately captured me about the ending and it has stayed with me ever since. Using the story in the classroom can prove to be a great tool for teaching theme, lesson and moral. Watch your students flourish with this lesson plan, which is designed to generate creativity and discussion about what happens when human nature is left to its own devices.
Quick Plot of The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street
Twilight Zone- “The Monsters Are Due on Maple” Street was originally an episode of the 1960’s television show “The Twilight Zone.” Later, the episode was made into a graphic novel. The synopsis of the story deals with insight into human nature and paranoia.
The setting begins on Maple Street as a shadow passes over, accompanied by a flash of light, a whooshing sound, and followed by a power outage.