From Electric English...
This is an assignment that provides several higher level thinking questions to accompany the chapter, "The Leader of the People".
NOTE: This is a chapter from Steinbeck's "The Red Pony", but it is a piece that stands on its own, and I often just teach it as a short story :)
NOTE: There is a fresh, clean copy of the story posted in my store under John Steinbeck. Use it for whatever you might need; it is free and a great story!