Globe Stories of Surprise and Wonder Txc 92c
In less than one class period, students can easily finish short pieces that include traditional tales and myths of the Americas and the Caribbean, famous heroes and infamous villains like King Arthur and Jesse James, and original stories of incredible feats - many based on real-life disasters such as the Titanic and Hurricane Andrew. Students also explore plays drawing on diverse individuals and events from history, classic science, and fiction.
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If you had the money, would you be interested? Why, or why not? 8. Which of the
three stories do you think is the best? Explain why. Give exact reasons, not
statements like "more interesting." In a Dim Room Lord Dunsany Here s a real 98
Lord Dunsany Here s a real problem. You 're walking alone in the wilds of India.
A tiger starts following you. You have no gun. You enter a cave. The tiger follows.
The cave goes on . . . and on . . . and on. Behind you, the tiger gets nearer ...
for "In a Dim Room" by Lord Dunsany, from The Fourth Book of Jorkens,
Copyright © 1948, by Lord Dunsany. Reprinted by permission of the author's
Estate and Scott Meredith Literary Agency, Inc., 845 Third Avenue, New York, NY.