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American 24-Karat Gold : 24 Classic American Short Stories,9780205617654

American 24-Karat Gold : 24 Classic American Short Stories

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Edition:
3rd
ISBN13:

9780205617654

ISBN10:
0205617654
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/1/2009
Publisher(s):
Longman
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Summary

Designed to make reading literature fun and engaging,24-Karat American Goldis an anthology of 24 classic and contemporary short stories written by American authors. The timeless pieces are complemented by engaging commentary and illuminating content. Each piece is surrounded by pedagogy and apparatus such as essay and review questions, activities, and discussion journals allow readers to directly engage the story and gain a fuller sense of the material. In addition to utilizing reading skills, students will sharpen their vocabulary, critical thinking, and writing skills.

Table of Contents

Intent and/or Tone Contentsp. xv
Chronological Contentsp. xvii
Forewordp. xix
Prefacep. xxi
Ripe Figs: A Sample Lessonp. 1
"Ripe Figs"p. 2
Characters and Conflictsp. 23
"A Worn Path"p. 25
Pre-reading Vocabulary-Contextp. 25
Pre-reading Vocabulary-Structural Attackp. 27
Pre-reading Questionsp. 27
"A Worn Path"p. 28
Journalp. 36
Follow-up Questionsp. 39
Discussion Questionsp. 40
Writingp. 40
"Yoruba"p. 41
Pre-reading Vocabulary-Contextp. 41
Pre-reading Vocabulary-Structural Attackp. 43
Pre-reading Questionsp. 43
"Yoruba"p. 44
Journalp. 54
Follow-up Questionsp. 57
Discussion Questionsp. 58
Writingp. 58
"Two Kinds"p. 59
Pre-reading Vocabulary-Contextp. 59
Pre-reading Vocabulary-Structural Attackp. 61
Pre-reading Questionsp. 61
"Two Kinds"p. 62
Journalp. 72
Follow-up Questionsp. 75
Discussion Questionsp. 76
Writingp. 76
"The Tell-Tale Heart"p. 77
Pre-reading Vocabulary-Contextp. 77
Pre-reading Vocabulary-Structural Attackp. 79
Pre-reading Questionsp. 79
"The Tell-Tale Heart"p. 80
Journalp. 85
Follow-up Questionsp. 88
Discussion Questionsp. 89
Writingp. 89
"There Will Come Soft Rains"p. 90
Pre-reading Vocabulary-Contextp. 90
Pre-reading Vocabulary-Structural Attackp. 92
Pre-reading Questionsp. 92
"There Will Come Soft Rains"p. 93
Journalp. 98
Follow-up Questionsp. 101
Discussion Questionsp. 102
Writingp. 102
Setting and Propsp. 103
"Everyday Use"p. 105
Pre-reading Vocabulary-Contextp. 105
Pre-reading Vocabulary-Structural Attackp. 107
Pre-reading Questionsp. 107
"Everyday Use"p. 108
Journalp. 117
Follow-up Questionsp. 120
Discussion Questionsp. 121
Writingp. 121
"Bone Girl"p. 122
Pre-reading Vocabulary-Contextp. 122
Pre-reading Vocabulary-Structural Attackp. 124
Pre-reading Questionsp. 124
"Bone Girl"p. 125
Journalp. 132
Follow-up Questionsp. 135
Discussion Questionsp. 136
Writingp. 136
"Strong Temptations-Strategic Movements-The Innocents Beguiled"p. 137
Pre-reading Vocabulary-Contextp. 137
Pre-reading Vocabulary-Structural Attackp. 139
Pre-reading Questionsp. 139
"Strong Temptations-Strategic Movements-The Innocents Beguiled"p. 140
Journalp. 145
Follow-up Questionsp. 148
Discussion Questionsp. 149
Writingp. 149
"The Cask of Amontillado"p. 151
Pre-reading Vocabulary-Contextp. 151
Pre-reading Vocabulary-Structural Attackp. 153
Pre-reading Questionsp. 153
"The Cask of Amontillado"p. 154
Journalp. 161
Follow-up Questionsp. 164
Discussion Questionsp. 165
Writingp. 165
"To Build a Fire"p. 166
Pre-reading Vocabulary-Contextp. 166
Pre-reading Vocabulary-Structural Attackp. 168
Pre-reading Questionsp. 168
"To Build a Fire"p. 169
Journalp. 183
Follow-up Questionsp. 186
Discussion Questionsp. 187
Writingp. 187
Plot and Foreshadowingp. 189
"The Kiss"p. 190
Pre-reading Vocabulary-Contextp. 190
Pre-reading Vocabulary-Structural Attackp. 192
Pre-reading Questionsp. 192
"The Kiss"p. 193
Journalp. 196
Follow-up Questionsp. 199
Discussion Questionsp. 200
Writingp. 200
"Salvation"p. 201
Pre-reading Vocabulary-Contextp. 201
Pre-reading Vocabulary-Structural Attackp. 203
Pre-reading Questionsp. 203
"Salvation"p. 204
Journalp. 207
Follow-up Questionsp. 210
Discussion Questionsp. 211
Writingp. 211
"Wine on the Desert"p. 212
Pre-reading Vocabulary-Contextp. 212
Pre-reading Vocabulary-Structural Attackp. 214
Pre-reading Questionsp. 214
"Wine on the Desert"p. 215
Journalp. 223
Follow-up Questionsp. 226
Discussion Questionsp. 227
Writingp. 227
"The Last Leaf"p. 228
Pre-reading Vocabulary-Contextp. 228
Pre-reading Vocabulary-Structural Attackp. 230
Pre-reading Questionsp. 230
"The Last Leaf"p. 231
Journalp. 237
Follow-up Questionsp. 240
Discussion Questionsp. 241
Writingp. 241
"The Lady or the Tiger?"p. 242
Pre-reading Vocabulary-Contextp. 242
Pre-reading Vocabulary-Structural Attackp. 244
Pre-reading Questionsp. 244
"The Lady or the Tiger?"p. 245
Journalp. 251
Follow-up Questionsp. 254
Discussion Questionsp. 255
Writingp. 255
Ironyp. 257
"The Story of an Hour"p. 258
Pre-reading Vocabulary-Contextp. 258
Pre-reading Vocabulary-Structural Attackp. 260
Pre-reading Questionsp. 260
"The Story of an Hour"p. 261
Journalp. 264
Follow-up Questionsp. 267
Discussion Questionsp. 268
Writingp. 268
"Gifts of the Magi"p. 269
Pre-reading Vocabulary-Contextp. 269
Pre-reading Vocabulary-Structural Attackp. 271
Pre-reading Questionsp. 271
"Gifts of the Magi"p. 272
Journalp. 277
Follow-up Questionsp. 280
Discussion Questionsp. 281
Writingp. 281
"The Wonderful Old Gentleman"p. 282
Pre-reading Vocabulary-Contextp. 282
Pre-reading Vocabulary-Structural Attackp. 284
Pre-reading Questionsp. 284
"The Wonderful Old Gentleman"p. 285
Journalp. 296
Follow-up Questionsp. 299
Discussion Questionsp. 300
Writingp. 300
"The Ransom of Red Chief"p. 301
Pre-reading Vocabulary-Contextp. 301
Pre-reading Vocabulary-Structural Attackp. 303
Pre-reading Questionsp. 303
"The Ransom of Red Chief"p. 304
Journalp. 314
Follow-up Questionsp. 317
Discussion Questionsp. 318
Writingp. 318
"Sweat"p. 319
Pre-reading Vocabulary-Contextp. 319
Pre-reading Vocabulary-Structural Attackp. 321
Pre-reading Questionsp. 321
"Sweat"p. 322
Journalp. 333
Follow-up Questionsp. 336
Discussion Questionsp. 337
Writingp. 337
Extended Short Story Studyp. 339
"A Rose for Emily"p. 340
Pre-reading Vocabulary-Contextp. 340
Pre-reading Vocabulary-Structural Attackp. 343
Pre-reading Questionsp. 343
"A Rose for Emily"p. 344
Journalp. 353
Follow-up Questionsp. 356
Discussion Questionsp. 357
Writingp. 357
"Dr. Heidegger's Experiment"p. 358
Pre-reading Vocabulary-Contextp. 358
Pre-reading Vocabulary-Structural Attackp. 362
Pre-reading Questionsp. 362
"Dr. Heidegger's Experiment"p. 363
Journalp. 372
Follow-up Questionsp. 375
Discussion Questionsp. 376
Writingp. 376
"The Masque of the Red Death"p. 377
Pre-reading Vocabulary-Contextp. 377
Pre-reading Vocabulary-Structural Attackp. 381
Pre-reading Questionsp. 381
"The Masque of the Red Death"p. 382
Journalp. 388
Follow-up Questionsp. 391
Discussion Questionsp. 392
Writingp. 392
"The Bell-Tower"p. 393
Pre-reading Vocabulary-Contextp. 393
Pre-reading Vocabulary-Structural Attackp. 397
Pre-reading Questionsp. 397
"The Bell-Tower"p. 398
Journalp. 411
Follow-up Questionsp. 414
Discussion Questionsp. 415
Writingp. 415
Judgesp. 417
How I Use This Bookp. 421
Glossary of Prefixes and Suffixesp. 425
Creditsp. 431
Indexp. 433
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