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More Surprises : 15 More Great Stories with Surprise Endings, with Exercises for Comprehension and Enrichment,9780890616765

More Surprises : 15 More Great Stories with Surprise Endings, with Exercises for Comprehension and Enrichment

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9780890616765

ISBN10:
0890616760
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Paperback
Pub. Date:
4/1/1990
Publisher(s):
McGraw-Hill/Contemporary
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Summary

Motivate students with high-interest fictionfrom master authors Motivate struggling readers with high-interest storiesat ten reading levels Improve vocabulary and comprehension skills Encourage writing in response to reading One of our classic best-sellers,Goodman's Five-Star Stories, supplementsany literature curriculum or stands on its own by providing interesting fictionat just the right reading levels. Adapted well-known short stories bytraditional authors and newer multicultural authors entice even strugglingreaders with tales of adventure, derring-do, and surprise. Vocabulary incontext, cloze passages, and critical thinking exercises help readers improvetheir understanding of the narrative text.

Table of Contents

To the Student

The Short Story--10 Important Literary Terms

1. "After Twenty Years" by O. Henry

2. "A Man Who Had No Eyes" by MacKinlay Kantor

3. "A Service of Love" by O. Henry

4. "The Pen Pal" by Margaret Poynter

5. "Little Stranger" by Walter Henry

6. "The Crane Maiden" by Miyoko Matsutani

7. "Mammon and the Archer" by O. Henry

8. "One Throw" by W.C. Heinz

9. "And If Elected" by Lael J. Littke

10. "A Deal in Diamonds" by Edward D. Hoch

11. "The Missing Step" by Elizabeth VanSteenwyk

12. "Key Item" by Issac Asimov

13. "The Return of Lucio" by Manuela Williams Crosno

14. "Long Winter Ahead" by James McKimmey

15. "A Guest for Halil" by Alice Geer Kelsey

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