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ESL : Webquest on short stories

ESL Short Stories

Purpose | Introduction  |  The Task|  Research Process

PURPOSE
The purpose of this Webquest is to help you complete your first summary of a short story.   By doing this summary of a short story you will strengthen your reading, researching, writing, and presenting skills. 

Introduction     
You have just learned that about O. Henry, a famous short story writer.

The Task

  • Read "After 20 years " is a short story written by O. Henry. Read this short story.

Research Process

  1. Complete the worksheet of questions. This will help you to focus on the main points of the short story
  2. Complete a summary of this short story. Review the summary sheet tips.
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