This is a challenging short story for students with a diverse voice from South Africa.
Use these questions with Nadine Gordimer's "Once upon a Time" to help your students sharpen their reading and higher-order thinking skills.
The lesson includes:
- 5 short answer questions that focus on reading comprehension: inferences, theme, and literary devices
- Theme paragraph prompt with graphic organizer/pre-write (and possible themes provided - to help scaffold writing for students)
- Full text of the story (3 pages)