Challenge your students to read close and critically using the reading excerpt for part one of the infamous story: "Most Dangerous Game." This excerpt ends just as General Zaroff explains his greatest passion is the hunt, leaving students wanting to read more! The close and critical reading questions ask students to identify author's craft and purpose, in-text vocabulary words, provide textual evidence, and summarize-- all skills required by CCSS. There are 28 close reading questions included with this excerpt.
This is a great reading to have students complete with a partner, in groups, or for an advanced class, independently. Also this is a great assignment to leave for a sub day.
Answer key included.