ERIC Number: ED301874
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
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Best Short Stories. Middle Level. 10 Stories for Young Adults--With Lessons for Teaching the Basic Elements of Literature.
This workbook contains ten short stories by modern masters aimed at young adult readers, with each story followed by a concise lesson on a basic element of literature (such as plot, setting, or mood) clearly illustrated in the story. Some of the authors represented in the book are John Updike, Isaac Bashevis Singer, Carson McCullers, and Ray Bradbury. Practice exercises demonstrating the element of literature discussed, multiple choice comprehension questions, discussion guides, and writing exercises follow each story. Answer keys and charts to record progress in comprehension are appended. (RS)
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Junior High Schools, Literature Appreciation, Reading Comprehension, Reading Materials, Short Stories, Writing Exercises
Order Department, Jamestown Publishers, P.O. Box 9168, Providence, RI 02940 ($12.00 softcover, Catalog No. 793--ISBN-0-89061-321-4; $15.00 hardcover, Catalog No. 793H--ISBN-0-89061-322-2; add $2.25 shipping and handling).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
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