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The short story lessons and activities on this page target reading comprehension. Using an inquiry process of critical thinkings move beyond basic understanding of text to analyzing and evaluating author's intent.

Lessons can be viewed in PowerPoint format. Students  will use a writer's notebook, Ipad/tablet or computer to record answers


Mercury and the Sculptor

 Stag at the Pool

 The Wolf and the Kid





 Language of
 the Discipline
 Big Idea  Patterns   Multiple Perspectives




Trends  Unanswered Questions  Details Rules 






Ethics  Over Time