Have struggling, intermediate, and advanced readers in the same class? These three versions of the classic O. Henry tale GIFT OF THE MAGI are abridged and adapted to meet the varying needs of your readers.
All versions still retain the main elements of the story, the subtlety and humor of the narrator, and, of course, the IRONY.
O. Henry's voice is retained through it all, keeping the story engaging for even your struggling readers.
**See the PREVIEW to compare the versions of the first two paragraphs of the story. Struggling level is the first and works its way to the original version on the bottom.**
*High intermediate - 2048 words -
*Low intermediate - 2037 words (shorter, less complex sentences than in High Int)
*Struggling - 1700 words (shorter sentences, more basic vocabulary)