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.
Interest Level: 6-12Reading Level: 3-8
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Certain things in the story indicate that Sarah Winchester was (a) totally insane (b
) totally sane (c) willing to believe what made her feel better 7. Most people today
would probably believe that Adam Coons, the medium, was a (a) genius (b) liar ...
Jerome K. Jerome Do you believe in ghosts? Do most people? Perhaps it doesn
7 really matter. Someone once said that the real question is this: Do ghosts
believe in people? Old Johnson, the ghost in this story, certainly believed in
Yet most readers can believe it just enough to make it enjoyable. There are two
reasons for this. The first is that the unbelievable scene in the graveyard is told by
a character in the story, not by the author directly. This method of telling a story ...