Short Story Discussion

Short Story Discussion

Section 1: The Best Gift

Opening

Think about gifts that you’ve received. Chances are that some of them were welcome, some of them were strange, and others might have been unexpected.

Complete a Quick Write that responds to the following questions.

  • What was the best gift (doesn’t have to be a material possession) you’ve ever been given?
  • Who gave it to you?
  • What made it exceptional?

Open Notebook

Share your response with a partner. What is similar and what is different about your responses?

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