ERIC Number: ED373601
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
The Gift of the Magi, Based on the Story by O. Henry. Classics in Photostories Series.
Butovsky, Lillian; Creatore, Cheryl
The photographic narrative of O. Henry's classic short story, "The Gift of the Magi," is designed for use in teaching English as a Second Language. It is accompanied by an audiocassette recording (not included here). An introductory section offers teachers suggestions for classroom use of the materials. The story is told in a series of photographs, with dialogue included. Subsequent exercises provide practice in comprehension, vocabulary development, self-expression, daily language use, conversation, basic grammar, and observation. Transcripts for taped listening activities and an answer key are included. (MSE) (Adjunct ERIC Clearinghouse on Literacy Education)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Classics (Literature), Classroom Techniques, Daily Living Skills, Dialogs (Language), English (Second Language), Interpersonal Communication, Language Skills, Language Usage, Literacy Education, Photographs, Second Language Instruction, Self Expression, Short Stories, Skill Development, Tape Recordings
Dormac, Inc., P.O. Box 270459, San Diego, CA 92128-0983.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Gift of the Magi (O Henry)