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Lesson 15: Summarize “The Ransom of Red Chief”

teaches Common Core State Standards W.8.9.b http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/8/9/b
teaches Common Core State Standards SL.8.1.b http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/8/1/b
teaches Common Core State Standards SL.8.1.a http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/8/1/a
teaches Common Core State Standards SL.8.1.d http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/8/1/d
teaches Common Core State Standards SL.8.1.c http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/8/1/c
teaches Common Core State Standards SL.8.3 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/8/3
teaches Common Core State Standards RL.8.3 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/8/3
teaches Common Core State Standards RL.8.10 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/8/10
teaches Common Core State Standards RL.8.1 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/8/1
teaches Common Core State Standards SL.8.4 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/8/4

Lesson 15: Summarize “The Ransom of Red Chief”

  • Students will read the rest of “The Ransom of Red Chief” by O. Henry, define words in context, and summarize the plot of the story.
  • A downloadable audio recording of “The Ransom of Red Chief” is available here.