Short Story TImeline
In this lesson, students read O. Henry's "The Gift of the Magi" and are asked to prepare a digital timeline that maps the sequence of events.
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Upper Elementary, Middle School
Subject: English Language Arts
Time: Two 50-minute sessions
Analyze how an author creates surprise in the way he or she structures the text and orders events.
Reading: RL.6.1, RL.6.2, RL.6.3
Writing: W.6.2, W.6.2.A