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The Duel by O. Henry Activities

Instructor: Tara Schofield
Want your students to really connect with ''The Duel'' and O. Henry as a writer? Use the activities presented in this lesson to give your students a greater appreciation for O. Henry's work and his special form of writing.

Activities

O. Henry is a famous author who has written numerous stories prominent in U.S. literature. As your students read O. Henry's The Duel, incorporating the activities below will help inspire students to understand the story and the author. They will gain a greater understanding of using figurative language while also gaining a greater appreciation for the story.

Use the activities in this lesson to enhance students' experience with The Duel. The activities are divided into two categories: Language and The Duel. These two sections offer activities that support a deeper understanding of the special way O. Henry wrote.

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