May 16, 2014

"The Bet" Story Analysis

Grade Level:

High


Overview:

Students will study arguments made for and against capital punishment, using Anton Chekhov’s short story “The Bet." 


Time needed:

1 class period


Materials Required:

"The Bet" Lesson plan


National Curriculum Standards for Social Studies, National Council for the Social Studies:

Theme 6: Power, Authority, and Governance

Theme 10: Civic Ideals and Practices