This short story packet features the fictional story The Third Wish, written by Joan Aiken. This packet includes the story itself in PDF form, as well as a reading guide/notes sheet to help students with comprehension as they read. It also contains a set of 10 comprehension questions written in the style of the Keystone exams. Each question is labeled by anchor. Finally, this packet contains two constructed response essay questions--one based on theme, and the other based on characterization. Enjoy!