Comparing Short Stories:"Checkouts" (Rylant) & "Long Walk to Forever" (Vonnegut)

Comparing Short Stories:"Checkouts" (Rylant) & "Long Walk to Forever" (Vonnegut)
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This organizer provides students with guidance for documenting an analysis of the writer's craft in two well-known romance genre short stories. Focus areas include the elements of plot structure, point of view, and speaker/voice. Students are also asked to address a constructed response question related to dialogue as a tool for revealing character and progressing plot.

Note: Teacher will need to provide access to the short stories through print or digital access. Stories referenced are "Checkouts" by Cynthia Rylant and "Long Walk to Forever" by Kurt Vonnegut.

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