Developing Characterization in Raymond Carver's "A Small, Good Thing"


  • Aug 18 2010 2:35 PM

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In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students use a literary graphic organizer to analyze the three major characters in Raymond Carver's short story "A Small, Good Thing." They then further develop one of the static characters from the story by creating an original anecdote, share their anecdotes, and respond to each other's writing.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 9 to 12

    Topics: Reading Comprehension, Literature, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts