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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He slowed down, and the girl stopped walking. She just stood there on our side
of the road. Not hitching, exactly. But she sure looked like she wanted a ride. It
was a lonely road, and there weren't many cars. First Herbert passed her, going ...
During the ride to Claremont, the grandmother was a little bothered by the girl's (a
) ghostly smile (b) failure to speak much (c) back-seat driving 3. We learn from the
story that ghosts (a) only appear in the fall (b) cannot talk (c) cannot cross ...
Certain things remain the same in all versions: the ride given to the girl, her
disappearance, and the interview with the parents. But other details change.
Sometimes the girl is picked up by college boys. Sometimes the sweater is a coat
, or is ...