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May 16, 2014

"The Bet" Story Analysis

Grade Level:



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