These journal assignments are developed for the short stories in the Elements of Literature book for grade 9 but could be used by anyone. The topics take an idea from each story and then asks the students to write a journal entry about their own lives. Length and other guidelines for the assignment is up to the teacher. There are assignments for the following stories: "The Cask of Amontillado," "The Interlopers," "The Most Dangerous Game," "The Colomber," "American History," "A Sound of Thunder," "The Necklace," "The Scarlet Ibis,"Harrison Bergeron," And "Marigolds."
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