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Motivate students with high-interest fiction

from master authors

  • Motivate struggling readers with high-interest stories

    at ten reading levels

  • Improve vocabulary and ...
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Motivate students with high-interest fiction

from master authors

  • Motivate struggling readers with high-interest stories

    at ten reading levels

  • Improve vocabulary and comprehension skills
  • Encourage writing in response to reading

One of our classic best-sellers, Goodman's Five-Star Stories, supplements

any literature curriculum or stands on its own by providing interesting fiction

at just the right reading levels. Adapted well-known short stories by

traditional authors and newer multicultural authors entice even struggling

readers with tales of adventure, derring-do, and surprise. Vocabulary in

context, cloze passages, and critical thinking exercises help readers improve

their understanding of the narrative text.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780078273544
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 9/5/2002
  • Series: Goodman's Five-Star Stories Ser.
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 201
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

To the StudentThe Short Story — Literary TermsThe Craft of Writing — Literary TermsUnit 1: HomePreviewing the Unit"American Sandwich" by Edite Cunhã"Antaeus" by Borden Deal"This Farm for Sale" by Jesse StuartReviewUnit 2: A Question of IdentityPreviewing the Unit"Rules of the Dame" from The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan"To Serve Man" by Damon Knight"Who Am I This Time?" by Kurt Vonnegut Jr.ReviewUnit 3: A Touch of MysteryPreviewing the Unit"Kim's Game" by M.D. Lake"The President Regrets" by Ellery Queen"The Adventure of the Speckled Band" by Arthur Conan DoyleReviewUnit 4: Shifting RelationshipsPreviewing the Unit"The Treasure of Lemon Brown" by Walter Dean Myers"Mother and Daughter" by Gary Soto"Somebody's Son" by Richard Pindell"Sunday in the Park" by Bel KaufmanReviewUnit 5: The Way Things EndPreviewing the Unit"Something Green" by Frederic Brown"The Inn of Lost Time" by Lensey Namioka"Aunty Misery" retold by Judith Ortiz Cofer"Those Three Wishes" by Judith GorogReviewProgress ChartProgress GraphAcknowledgements

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