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Lesson 5: Unexpected surprises in "The Ransom of Red Chief"

Lesson 5: Unexpected surprises in "The Ransom of Red Chief"

Students discuss the ending of “The Ransom of Red Chief.” They complete a character chart to identify how the characters think, feel, and act about the kidnapping and how that contradicts their expectations. They also determine the effects those contradictions in “The Ransom of Red Chief.”