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Teaching The Discourager of Hesitancy

The Discourager of Hesitancy

In ancient times, a king devised a system of justice where guilt or innocence was determined entirely by chance. The system worked this way: When a man committed a crime important enough to interest the king, notice was given that the fate of the accused person would be decided, on a given date, in the arena of the amphitheater.

Frank R. Stockton
Wikisource

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How can an impossible question be answered?
STANDARDS:
RL.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RL.3 - Characters & Plot

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3
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