This is an assessment for the short story Bad Characters by Jean Stafford. It can be a physical newspaper page or can be completed digitally. Document is fully editable to meet your classroom needs.
A news article: Write a biased news article describing the shop lifting incident (favorable towards Emily, unfavorable towards Lottie).
Character Analysis: Choose three character traits about each girl that you think best describe them. Then, find and list two examples per trait to support your opinion
Crossword Puzzle: Create a crossword puzzle using 10 or more of your vocabulary words.
Advice Column: Take the place of Lottie or Emily. Next, write one paragraph asking “Dear Abby” for advice about a problem that you faced in the story. Describe your problem in detail and ask for help
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