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Teaching The Last Night of the World

The Last Night of the World

A married couple awakens to the knowledge that the world is going to end that very evening. Nonetheless, they go through their normal routines, knowing and accepting the fact that there is no tomorrow.

Ray Bradbury
Reprinted by permission of Don Congdon Associates, Inc. Copyright (c) 1952 by the Crowell Collier Publishing Company, renewed 1980 by Ray Bradbury

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How should a person spend his/her last day on Earth?
STANDARDS:
RL.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RL.2 - Main Ideas, RL.3 - Characters & Plot

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3,4
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